Info. Systems & Cyber Security, Sr. Associate (Information System Security Manager/Officer )

Lexington Park, MD
Jun 18, 2022
Jul 01, 2022
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation is seeking an Information Systems & Cyber Security, Senior Associate who will serve as an Information System Security Manager/ Officer (ISSM/ISSO) to support a Federal Government client at our St. Inigoes, MD location. This position may be eligible for some remote work depending on contract/client and hiring manager approval.

The ISSO/ISSM will provide technical leadership and serve as a mentor for a team of dedicated cyber security professions, while mainly performing ISSM duties and providing ISSO support as may be needed. This role also applies systems RMF principles and knowledge of Information Technology (IT) systems to investigate, analyze, plan, implement, assess, and validate Cyber Security of and acquisition for Information Technology (IT) systems.

Key Duties
  • Serve as a cybersecurity subject matter expert (SME) across the sector's information assurance projects.
  • Mentor staff as needed to provide technical direction in all aspects of cybersecurity and information assurance.
  • Perform ISSM duties for a family of systems, including direction of overall schedule of RMF activities across the family of systems, and co-ordination with engineering team functions.
  • Work with ISSOs to manage RMF packages for a family of systems.
  • Work with ISSE to develop technical solutions to problems, implement enhancements and upgrade system architectures for a family of systems .
  • Create and update system policy documentation in compliance with NIST standards
  • Update and assess software and processes compliance of system Authority to Operate (ATO) packages.
  • Apply Categorization, Security Control selection along with required artifacts utilizing eMASS for ATO packages.
  • Communicate security issues to operations and operation issues to Cyber program.
  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Life-cycle process.
  • Ensure Plan of Action & Milestone (POA&M) reports are maintained and that security vulnerabilities are tracked and remediated.
  • Define system security requirements, assess system security architecture designs, and support the development and sustainment of Enterprise Risk Management Framework (RMF) Accreditation package, throughout all lifecycle phases.
  • Conduct certification and testing in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) policy; identify deficiencies and provide recommendations of risk mitigation to customer.

Required Qualifications
  • Security +, or higher level of DoD 8570 Certification.
  • 10+ years of related experience with a bachelor's degree (or equivalent); 7+ years of related experience with a master's degree.
  • Solid working knowledge of system engineering and system architecture principles.
  • Knowledge of communication systems, sensor systems, LAN/WAN network architecture, network topology and protocols.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Some travel required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable with rapid turnaround customer expectation.
  • Competent in customer communication and interactions.
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination

Desired Qualifications
  • eMASS proficiency
  • Top Secret Clearance (with SCI preferred)
  • Active SIPR Account
  • Experience with classified room protocol


Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree Preferred, from an accredited college or university, in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related discipline.


All applicants for this position must possess a Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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