Information Security Officer (ISSO)

Job Locations NV-NAS Fallon
Work Region
Top Secret

Position Summary

As a company, MAG is dedicated to providing real-time situational awareness to help our customers make the world safer. At MAG, we believe that our success is due to the exceptional employees we recruit, hire, and retain. If you are interested in joining a team that is laser-focused on serving our customers with technical expertise, operational excellence, and flawless execution, then we encourage you to apply today!


We are seeking to fill a ISSO on site role. As the Information System Security Officer (ISSO), you will be part of an important DoD program that has a direct impact on our nation's warfighter. Your expertise in your field will be utilized and respected.  Due to the classified nature of this work, this position is not eligible for remote or telework. This position will be based at NAS Fallon, NV. Fallon.


Check out the essential duties and responsibilities listed below to see if this role is the perfect fit for you.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

    • Install, configure, and maintain local area network (LAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers
    • Perform system monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems
    • Review system and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups
    • Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access
    • Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses
    • Assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software


Minimum Requirements


Knowledge and Skills

The required skills and knowledge include:

  • 5 years of experience as ISSM or ISSO in a DoD environment
  • Experience in Information Assurance / Cybersecurity, including development, integration, and implementation of cybersecurity and program protection standards for networking, computers, and custom applications
  • Thorough knowledge of the Department of Defense 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology, DoD Instruction 8500.1 Cybersecurity, DoD Directive 8140.01, Cyberspace Workforce Management, NIST 800 Special Publications, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), and knowledge of current authorization practices, particularly within the DoD. 
  • Experience in creating and maintaining the security configuration baselines for Windows and Linux platforms, networking equipment, cloud technologies, and custom applications.
  • Must possess DoD Approved Baseline Certification as Information Assurance Manager Level II (i.e. CISSP, GSLC or CISM)


Desired Requirements


The desired skills, knowledge, and education include:

  • 5 years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) DODI 8510.01 is desired.


Other Qualifications


Outside of the above, other certifications, licenses, or clearances include:

  • This position requires U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information



Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy


MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.
MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.


If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting email: or call (703) 376-8993.





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