USSPACECOM-Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Job at Aleut Management Services in Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description

Information Systems Security Officer
Tracking Code 1744-209 Job Description
General duties: Provide IT Services Support to USSPACECOM at Bldg 1670 Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO. As Information System Security Officer, manage all aspects of the government information assurance program, to include identifying IA requirements, personnel, processes, and procedures and implement and enforce all Air Force IA policies and procedures using the guidance within AFIs and applicable specialized IA publications. As IT system administrator, this position will be part of an IT customer service team that will operate, sustain, and provide logistical and general support for the IT services.

  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, supervisory need-to-know authorization, and are aware of their IA responsibilities (via IA training) before being granted access to Air Force Information Systems
  • ensure all users receive IA refresher training on an annual basis; ensures IT is operated, used, maintained, and disposed of properly and in accordance with the IT’s security certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation as prescribed by AFIs
  • IAW AFIs, coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware with the wing IA office and system-level Information Assurance Manager or Information Assurance Officer
  • report IA incidents or vulnerabilities to the government chain of command and then, as required, to the wing IA office
  • In coordination with the wing IA office, initiate protective or corrective measures when an IA incident or vulnerability is discovered
  • Troubleshoot and fix IT systems failures and document them in a maintenance log
  • Develop reliability system upgrades for the government personnel review
  • Perform preventative maintenance which includes but is not limited to installation of: new software releases, system upgrades, and patches
  • Create/maintain server support documentation and operational guides for all required personnel
  • Test and evaluate new network hardware and software to determine compatibility with current systems
  • Provide consolidated help desk function/serve as government IT focal point for customer support. The consolidated help desk function shall be capable of handling the full range of IT-related issues
  • Serves as the Primary Cybersecurity Liaison
  • Serves as Configuration Manager
  • Other ISSO/IT duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • ISSO and system administration experience, preferably with USAF NIPR, SIPR and JWICS
  • Customer service focus with help desk like experience
  • Physical and virtual server experience
  • Projection and VTC experience
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance/Eligibility for Special Access Program (SAP)/Special Access Required (SAR)

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology IT or engineering preferred, level of education may be substituted for years of experience Training and certifications:
  • Training and certification to DoD IA Management Level II baseline requirements
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Maintain required IA Workforce Management training according to DoD 8570.01 in order to effectively supervise the organization’s IA program

Years of Experience (Preferred):

  • 4-6 years of experience with Information Assurance and customer focused system administration

Job Location Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $115,000.00 /year


Security Clearance Required:

Work Location:


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Other

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive — competitive and growth-oriented


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Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

About Company

Company: Aleut Management Services

Company Location:  Colorado Springs, CO

About Aleut Management Services