US-TX-San Antonio
Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
High School Diploma/GED
CCNA-Security, or GICSP, or GSEC, or Security+ CE, or SSCP
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 


The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for assigned Information Technology (IT). This includes activities related to maintaining situational awareness and initiating actions to improve or restore cybersecurity posture.

  • Implement and enforce all AF cybersecurity policies, procedures, and countermeasures
  • Ensure appropriate security posture: systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization artifacts
  • Ensure software, hardware, and firmware complies with appropriate security configuration guidelines (e.g., Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)/Security Requirement Guides (SRG))
  • Develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) based on the assessment results
  • Ensure proper configuration management procedures are followed prior to implementation and contingent upon necessary approval. Coordinate changes or modifications with the system-level ISSM, SCA
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals so that all systems and ancillary/support systems/networks are Assessed and Authorized (A&A)
  • Responsible for day-to-day security operations of a system including: physical and environmental, personnel, incident handling, and security training and awareness
  • Ensure all media entered into working spaces are accounted for and in accordance with DoD, Air Force regulations, and local policy/instructions. Serve as a focal point for media control and distribution for the organization.
  • Provide active system monitoring. Information System Continuous Monitoring results will be used to support continuing authorization requirements or ongoing authorizations
  • Follow policies and procedures and suggest changes to policy and procedures when warranted
  • Initiate exceptions, deviations, or waivers to cybersecurity requirements
  • Provide written inputs and or comments to draft documentation required for A&A


  • 2+ years of DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II 3+ years of recent Network and Advanced Computing Environment Experience
  • Experience with RMF accreditation packages
  • Experience in all steps of the RMF process
  • Experience in evaluating security controls and compliance on a variety of hardware and software systems
  • Experience with eMASS
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team environment
  • Experience with assessing ACAS scans and importing into eMASS
  • Demonstrated a strong work ethic and ability and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Experience with writing SSPs
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate in a clear speaking voice as well as the ability to respond clearly to questions
  • Aptitude to address negative situations, and resolve them in a positive manner


SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  



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