• IT Security
  • Chevy Chase, MD, USA
  • Full Time

MSM Security Services (MSM) has over 35 years experience supporting U.S. national security.  We have offices in Chevy Chase, MD, and San Antonio, TX.  MSM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Innoviss, Inc., and performs federal background investigations, fraud prevention, security support, and analytics for US Government Agencies.  MSM needs an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) at its Chevy Chase office.

The ISSO is responsible for the system accreditation boundary: 

  • Provide guidance to System Owners and Information System stakeholder in achieving Authority to Operate Accreditation.
  • Ensure that users and system administrators of the system(s) or network(s) are provided the appropriate annual network security and/or IT professional training.
  • Maintain security documentation and monitor the security posture of the system.
  • Represent the System Owners during all change control procedures, ensuring that the System Life Cycle requirements are followed.
  • Monitor the Operation and Maintenance of the system, including vulnerability enumeration and remediation by system staff.
  • Manage Continuous Diagnostics and Monitoring (CDM) according to Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) guidance.
  • Assemble disposal documentation package for disposal of information systems in accordance with security policies and practices outlined in the approved accreditation package.
  • Develop all Security Authorization (SA), Authority-to-Operate (ATO), and Interconnection Security Agreement (ISA) certification documentation (as described in Client Agency requirements and maintain the System and Enterprise Architecture (EA) Infrastructure Security Plan (SP).
  • Conduct periodic reviews (self-assessments), on at least an annual basis, to document System Security and Infrastructure Plans for compliance. Disseminate, control, and manage the responsive issuing of user identifications and passwords for assigned systems, and provide system administrators authorization list(s) for implementation.
  • Ensure that system and all operational infrastructure security requirements are addressed during all information system life cycle phases.
  • Manage incident response for assigned systems, ensuring identification, analysis, notification, remediation, documentation, closure and lessons learned.



  • Five (5) or more years experience in related field, not less than three (3) years of experience performing IT Security duties, continuous monitoring as well as assisting in the testing, assessing, and documenting IT systems for Security Authorization according to NIST Special Publication 800-53.
  • Top Secret clearance required
  • Candidate needs hands-on technical experience in the operation, maintenance and security configuration of technologies, preferably to include HP, Dell and Cisco servers, and Cisco firewalls, IDS, Nessus, and Splunk.
  • Strong written, oral, and analytical skills  
  • Strong customer service skills  
  • Demonstrate organizational and project management skills. 
  • Knowledge of server platforms such as: Windows Server 2008, Server 2012 R2. 
  • Knowledge of Windows command line tools: Power Shell, Scripting, Task Automation  
  • Knowledge of database management including: SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014  
  • Knowledge of Active Directory including: Group Policy, Domain Trusts, DNS, User and Group Management. 
  • Knowledge of system administration including: MS Exchange 2010, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. 
  • Knowledge administrating Citrix, VMWare and SAN/NAS Environments  
  • Knowledge of routing and switching  
  • Ability to administer and deploy new systems as organizational needs require.


EDUCATION:  Four (4) year degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution


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