Polaris Alpha

  • Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

    Location Arlington, VA
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Security - Other
    Security Clearance
    Required Top Secret/SCI
  • Benefits

    In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
    • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
    • 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
    • 3+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Relocation may be considered

    Benefits are subject to change

    Job Description

    Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - TS/SCI

    ****This position is for a contract proposal that has not been awarded****

    Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company is a highly technical industry leader uniquely positioned to address customers’ most complex challenges across the full spectrum of air, land, sea, cyber and space domains. Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration. The company is best known for not only understanding our customer’s needs, but also consistently exceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures

    Required Skills

    • a bachelor's degree
    • certification in information assurance and technical disciplines
    • The ISSO shall have bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years with NRO or TS//SCI-level IC software development efforts.
    • If the ISSO does not have a bachelor's degree then a minimum of ten years with NRO software development efforts is acceptable.
    • at least two years of experience with authorization and assessment of software within a cloud environment and be knowledgeable in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Commercial Cloud Services (C2S), and software container

    Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI

    Desired Skills

    o classification management
    o information systems security
    o personnel security
    o physical security
    o in the NRO's Risk Management Framework (RMF)
    o an in-depth understanding of software security and vulnerability technologies and processes
    o experience interacting with NRO RMF and Chief Information Officer (CIO) stakeholders

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. EOE M/F/D/V Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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