KBRwyle Information Systems Security Officer in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Information Systems Security Officer


KBRwyle has an immediate requirement to fill multiple Information System Security Officer (ISSO) positions within the U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command’s Software Engineering Center’s Intelligence, Electronics Warfare, and Sensor Directorate (IEWSD) at both Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Fort Huachuca, AZ. These positions will be responsible for ensuring the cybersecurity of both systems in Post Production Software Support and the engineering environments associated with these systems, to include maintaining the overall security posture of the assigned information system(s) and coordination of support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM), Lab Management Security Officer (LMSO), and system Project Leaders (PL).

Primary responsibilities of these positions include, but may not be limited to:

  • Technically managing specific system(s) related to Cyber Security Support.

  • Coordinating with the PL, ISSM, and LMSO on the planning, alignment, integration and execution of all Risk Management Foundation (RMF) activities into the overall project objectives and schedule.

  • Serving as technical advisor to ISSM and LMSO in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) DoDI 8500.01 with regard to specified system information requirements.

  • Acting as the primary cybersecurity technical advisor to the ISSM/PL for DoD IS and PIT systems under their purview.

  • Developing and implementing system level Cybersecurity program including Cybersecurity architecture, requirements, objectives and policies, Cybersecurity personnel, and Cybersecurity processes and procedures IAW mission focus.

  • Coordinating with the LMSO for any system changes affecting the lab environment and supports LMSO with respect to physical security of the lab.

  • Performing all data entry and package creation for RMF requirement in the eMASS or appropriate reporting applications.

  • Executing, tracking, and coordinating the continuous monitoring of appointed system(s) records within their purview to ensure compliance with Cybersecurity policies.

  • Supporting implementation and monitoring of the RMF.

  • Maintaining and reporting system assessment and authorization status/issues in accordance with DoD Component guidance to the ISSM.

  • Coordinating with the ISSM to ensure issues affecting the organization's overall security related to the appointed system(s) are addressed appropriately.

  • Monitoring compliance with cybersecurity policy, as appropriate, and review the results of such monitoring.

  • Supporting synchronization and coordination efforts of Cybersecurity inspections, tests, and reviews with affected parties and organizations.

  • Initiating, in coordination with the ISSM, protective or corrective measures when a cybersecurity incident or vulnerability is discovered and ensure process is in place for authorized users to report all cybersecurity-related events and potential threats and vulnerabilities to the ISSM.

  • Ensuring that Cybersecurity-related events or configuration changes that may impact DoD IS and PIT systems authorization or infrastructure security posture are formally reported to the ISSM and other affected parties, such as LMSO’s and PL’s.

  • Maintaining Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)-related information or other repository for system-level Cybersecurity-related documentation.

  • Performing as a reporting agent to the ISSM and PL.

  • Assisting the ISSMs in meeting their duties and responsibilities.

  • Attending Controlled Configuration Boards (CCB’s) internal to the labs/system(s) assigned.

  • Tracking and monitoringFederal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliancy and APMS record data accuracy.


Candidates must have:

-Ten years of experience as an ISSO or like cybersecurity role

-Current certifications: A CE, CCNA Security, Network , and Security

-Bachelor’s Degree, although an Associate’s Degree will be considered based on level of relevant experience

-DoD Security clearance (minimal Secret although some positions require Top Secret/SCI clearance)

-Familiarity with DoD cybersecurity principles and concepts to include RMF, FISMA, DoDI 8570, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM), and Assess and Authorize (A&A) processes

-Experience in IT and/or system administration is a plus

-Proficiency with MS Office products

-Familiarity with MS Project

-Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time, depending on the system(s) supported

Note: Hired candidates must maintain their certification status and meet continuous education requirements as determined by the certification issuing organization.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: IT Security

Primary Location: US-US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground

Req ID: 1073878