Information Systems Security Manager

Silver Spring, MD

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Job Description

Octo Consulting is looking for an experienced ISSM/ISSO to support a Federal client in Silver Spring, Maryland. 

The candidate will perform cyber-security related management support.  

The ISSM’s/ISSO’s will perform the following tasks:

  • Evaluate, test, and assess information systems.
  • Attend required technical (e.g., operating system, networking, security management, SysAdmin) security training relative to assigned duties.
  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the IS.
  • Ensure that proper decisions are made concerning levels of concern for confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data, and the protection level for confidentiality for the system.
  • Initiate protective and corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered
  • Develop and maintain an accreditation/certification support documentation packages
  • Ensure hardware meets Information Assurance compliance and guidelines and prepare Equpment Status Report 
  • Conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance with the accreditation/certification support documentation package.
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Establish audit trails and ensuring their review.
  • Knowledge of procedures to review networks, systems and applications for Networthiness Certification.
  • Conduct ad-hoc, annual, quarterly, and weekly scans and prepare Project Status Report
  • Assist in the detailed investigation and documentation of security incidents.
  • Support the government's directive to implement all aspects of Common Access Card (CAC) login and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology.  Monitor and record cyber security training requirements for all users on a monthly basis  through a Cyber Security Training Status Report

Skills & Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Certified IAW DoD 8570.01-M
  • CISSP, Security +, GSLC, CISM, CISA


  • BS degree 


  • Silver Spring, MD 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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