Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

USA-SC-North Charleston
2 months ago(12/5/2017 2:33 PM)
Job ID
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Information System Security Officer (ISSO).  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



  • Primarily responsible for maintaining the cybersecurity posture and baseline of the C2BMC deployed assets located at Shaw AFB, South Carolina.
  • Provides Operational feedback to the Cyber Operations Lead and ISSM and attends TIM meetings.
  • Participates in the coordination of system security and connection authorizations for C2BMC systems.
  • Provides input to POA&M and RAR processes and memorandum of understanding/agreements.
  • Assists in providing status on site security posture, such as, IAVA compliance and NTO/JTO status.
  • Candidate must be a self-starting problem solver, capable of planning, coordinating, directing and controlling their individual projects, and possess the capability to work with limited supervision.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required

DoD system experience to include system architecture, security engineering, systems administration and/or network engineering.

  • Experience in problem solving and troubleshooting of complex/distributed DoD systems.
  • Hands-on experience with security scanners, IDS, and network assessments.
  • Knowledge of POA&M and RAR processes
  • Strong familiarity with DoD, MDA, and Program security documentation, system security engineering designs, and network cybersecurity concepts
  • Knowledge of DoDI 8500.01, DoDI 8510.01, DoDI 8530.1, DoD 8570.01-M, and CJCSM 6510.01B policies and requirements
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience to direct the assessment and development of Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) and/or Operating Instructions (OIs) to effectively administer, operate and manage services under C2BMC operational conditions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Visio, Project, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel
  • Knowledge of modern computer systems, client/server, LAN/WAN and Network concepts, modern network management and monitoring concepts
  • Knowledge and proficiency in technical writing


Position is primarily Mon - Fri, however after hour and weekend support may be required to meet operational mission requirements. 


Current skills in:  Microsoft office tools to include: Word, PowerPoint, Project, Excel and Access; and familiarity with Visio. 


Previous experience and knowledge of C2BMC System or Missile Defense

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience. Must meet certification requirements of DoD 8570 IAT III (CISSP (or Associate), CASP CE, CISA, GCED, GCIH)

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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