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Information Systems Security Officer Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Information Systems Security Officer

Riverside Research Institute - Dayton, OH

Posted: 2/20/2024 - Expires: 5/20/2024

Job ID: 270015012


Job Description

Information Systems Security Officer






Information Technology

Position Type

Full Time Salary

Riverside Overview

Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country's most challenging technical problems.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Position Overview

Riverside Research is seeking a full-time Information System Security Officer (ISSO) at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.


Serve as Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), coordinating, executing, and managing cybersecurity assessment & authorization (A&A) related activities supporting IT hardware, software, and connectivity capabilities in support of intelligence data management and analysis requirements.
Provide advice and assistance on all things cyber security for customer-acquired development and systems maintenance projects, driving and monitoring system authorization status of segment components, authoring and coordinating related documentation.
Facilitate, perform, and manage actions necessary to maintain system and capability accreditation status consistent with DoDI 8510.01 (Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT)), including scanning, auditing, and authoring/coordinating security accreditation-related documentation.
Review and advise on security aspects of contracted maintenance deliverables and proposal
Present system maintenance, authorization status, and potential issues to various intelligence and acquisition community audiences
Keep customer leadership aware of any roadblocks, issues, or concerns with system authorization status
Other duties as assigned


Must have an Active TS clearance with SCI adjudication
BS degree in information systems or related technical field
8-11 years of IT/security-related experience
DoD 8570 IAT/IAM Level I/II certification
Well-developed understanding of common operating systems (Windows, Linux/Unix, Cisco IOS/NX-OS)
Practical knowledge of client, server, data storage, and networking technologies
Familiarity with DevSecOps principles and Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SSDLC)
Practical experience with system accreditation processes and procedures, as well as Risk Management Framework
Ability to troubleshoot, assess root cause, and resolve technical issues
Innovative with strong analytical, problem-solving, organization and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated; able to work independently with minimal direction
Open to occasional travel

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced degree in a technical field
12+ years of IT/security-related experience with recent ISSO experience
Sec+/CASP/CISSP certification
Prior experience with software scanning/static code analysis (e.g. Fortify, SonarQube)
Prior experience with cloud and container security tools (e.g. Prisma Cloud/Twistlock, StackRox, Anchore)
Advanced interpersonal skills to work and interact with technically and organizationally diverse personnel

Global Comp

$113,000 - $160,000 This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience, location and other factors.

Closing Statement

Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran's status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.

Riverside Research is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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