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ISSO -Information System Security Officer

Posted September 24, 2023
Job Category: Cleared Opportunities
Workplace type: onsite
Planet Technologies, the Nation’s leading Microsoft services provider to the public sector, is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our growing team an Information Systems Security Officer. In this role, you will be supporting impactful projects that make a difference for our country. As a member of the ISSO Team, perform the following tasks:
•Draft, review, and update Risk Management Framework (RMF)artifacts required for FISMA Compliance
•Coordinate with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) teams to drive compliance with Security Controls and requirements
•Work with System Owners and controls assessors to draft achievable Plans of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms) to remediate findings
•Monitor and reporting on POA&M remediation activities
•Serve as a Point of Contact (POC)for cyber security questions
•Advise System Owners on cyber security best practices
•Provide clarification on cyber security policies and regulations
•Coordinate with Information System Security Managers (ISSMs) and Operations and Maintenance(O&M) teams in support of account approvals
•Coordinate with O&M and Identity Credentials & Access Management (ICAM) teams to manage user authentication and management
•Coordinate with Security Engineering and O&M teams to identify and document system asset data
•Coordination with security and O&M teams to report and mitigate vulnerabilities
•Support the creation and updating of Security Awareness Training content
•Coordinate with the Security Operations Center, Incident Response teams, and Federal staff to report Security Incidents and violations


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Associate degree in a related field may substitute for 2 years of experience; bachelor’s degree may substitute for 3 years of experience
  • Experience with the following:
  • Strong understanding and experience with the Risk Management Framework
  • Strong understanding of NIST SP 800-53 (multiple revisions) and other NIST Special Publications
  • Experience working with federal customers to employ the FISMA accreditation process
  • Experience documenting compliance with federal security controls
  • Experience drafting, routing, and finalizing Plan of Actions & Milestones(POA&Ms)
  • Good oral and written communication skills


  • Candidates must be able to work in Washington, DC full-time
  • Candidates must have an active Top Secret clearance
Planet Technologies is the leading provider of Microsoft Consulting Services to public sector and commercial organizations.  Planet has significant experience in deploying business intelligence, cloud services, unified communications, and systems management with an emphasis building, deploying, and managing custom solutions that transform the business operations of federal government agencies.
Planet Technologies does not discriminate in employment opportunities, terms and conditions of employment, or practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender, religious or political beliefs, national origin or heritage, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.  Federal Agency Clearance Requirements may require up to a 10 year background investigation – US Citizenship (clearable) is required.
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