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  • Information Systems Security Officer

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Axom Technologies is currently seeking a skilled Information Systems Security Officer to join our growing team! The candidate will serve as ISSO accomplishing DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) process. Familiarity with DISA STIGS, FISMA, NIST and the DoD ACAS Scanning tool desired. 


    • Develop system security documentation in support of authorization and continuous monitoring under the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) as required.
    • Participate in internal/external security audits/inspections.
    • Able to read/interpret ACAS scans.
    • Ensures security in designing, and implementation of operating systems, and networks.
    • Performs security testing, monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.
    • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level.
    • Conducts threat modeling exercises.
    • Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs.
    • Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
    • Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.
    • Prepares security reports to regulatory agencies.
    • Audits and manages access management.
    • Utilizes the DoD ACAS solution to scan networks for vulnerabilities and DoD STIG Compliance.
    • Ensures compliance with DISA STIGs.


    • Must be a certified Information Assurance professional IAW DoD 8570.01-M. CompTIA Security+ or higher required.
    • Years of Experience Required: 3 - 5 years

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Secret clearance required

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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