Unisys Federal Systems

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Req ID
Federal Systems
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career oriented Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team in Annapolis Junction, MD to begin a challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.        


  • Leading security engineering and testing activities for all changes in administrative, management, monitoring, and security tools
  • Evaluating security impacts of new or updated COTS products, configurations, and customizations
  • Maintaining security-related documentation (System Design, System Security Plan, policies, security alerts, etc.)
  • Serving as the primary interface to the System Owner, Information Security Officer (ISSO), and other IT security staff regarding cybersecurity requirements, issues, and incidents
  • Providing recommendations, plans, status escalation, and management of security risks/issues.
  • Evaluating and verifying security scanning results, determining vulnerabilities, executing remediation approaches, tracking progress, and reporting status of pre-production security findings in custom code and/or COTS products
  • Proactively identifying, investigating, analyzing, and evaluating potential security threats against planned and existing technology
  • Recommending improvements to security controls and security processes
  • Leading and/or supporting planned and unplanned cybersecurity initiatives and projects including the remediation of Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms)
  • Security scanning and vulnerability management and remediation
  • Working with COTS product manufacturers to communicate and resolve identified issues, defects, and vulnerabilities


Master's degree and 15 years experience or equivalent

Minimum of 4-6 years’ specific experience with NIST 800-53 policies

Excellent communication skills with the ability to state messages in a clear and concise manner over any form of communication.

Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and re-prioritize work in a fast paced environment

Senior level of experience in engineering IT systems, as well as working knowledge of current technologies.

Ability to learn an application environment in order to update or create supported security documentation.

Must be able to perform all tasks related to perform a system Certification

Experience in accreditation and assuring the system is compliant with all required security controls as defined by agency policies.

Ability to review system configurations to ensure they are in accordance with agency hardening guidelines.

Experience in reviewing proposed change requests related to system design / configuration and perform security impact analysis.

Experience in reviewing monthly vulnerability scan reports and track and address weaknesses in POA&Ms as needed.


DHS TSA Experience preferred; Understanding of secure coding practices         

US Citizenship Required

Top Secret clearance required

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical. At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.

Our team members gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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