Information Security Specialist

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/3/2021 5:38 PM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-MD-Fort Meade
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Information Security Specialist to join our team in Fort Meade, MD in support of IT, Engineering & Logistics for the Defense Information School (DINFOS).


  • Responsible for ensuring that the government’s information security assets are reliable, available, provide confidentiality, and are generally safe from unauthorized use and intrusion.
  • Support program-wide security compliance program.
  • Record and maintain security compliance program data for central and remote sites
  • Coordinate and manage the security readiness and review process to verify compliance as required for enterprise annual network certification and accreditation.
  • Interfacing with other technical professionals as required
  • Ensuring integrity, availability, confidentiality, and security of information systems.
  • Other duties as they are assigned


  • Active in scope SECRET clearance.
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT level II (CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) or higher is required
  • Strong knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), as well as conducting vulnerability assessments, and recommending information system security policies and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in applying policy based on the DoD Information Assurance Program, DoDI 8500.01-M.
  • Working knowledge of IAVA mitigation, testing, and deployment.
  • Experience with configuring information system protective devices and software such as intrusion detection system, anti-virus software, etc.
  • Experience with maintaining and implementing Host Based Security System (HBSS)
  • Experience with incident resolution, conducting risk assessments, and mitigating IA Risks.
  • Experience recommending and implementing policies and procedures to ensure adherence to security standards.
  • Experience with researching new technologies and recommending technology solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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