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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) II 

Watermark Risk Management International has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) II to work within Special Access Programs supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.  


  • 4 years related experience 
  • Must be familiar with security policy and or manuals such as appropriate Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCIDs), Joint Air Force – Army – Navy (JAFANS) and other guiding policy 
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DoD, military and or civilian personnel and industry partners 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) 
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision 
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note – could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation) 

In this role you will: 

  • Review, prepare, and update Automated Information System (AIS) authorization packages 
  • Notify customer when changes occur that might affect AIS authorization 
  • Perform AIS self-inspections 
  • Provide security coordination and review of all system test plans 
  • Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures 
  • Represent the customer on various technical review and inspection teams 
  • Conduct security surveys at subordinate facilities and gather pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system authorization packages 
  • Coordinate, prepare, and track AIS inspections, reports, and responses 
  • Maintain AIS security records and prepare Co-Utilization Agreements for network nodes operating in government facilities 
  • Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computer systems 
  • Ensure AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices 
  • Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and external customers 
  • Assist Department of Defense, National Agency and Contractor organizations with the development of assessment and authorization (A&A) efforts 
  • Review, track, and conduct AIS training 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4 years) 


  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire

 Security Clearance: 

  • Current Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility 
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information  
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph 

Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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