SAP Information Systems Security Officer

at Armada Ltd
Published November 1, 2023
Location Nellis Air Force Base, NV
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Type: Full Time

Location: Nellis AFB, NV

Reports to: ARMADA HQ

Overtime Exempt: Yes

Security Clearance Required: Active Top Secret / SCI

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

The Special Access Program (SAP) Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) performs Information Systems Security services for classified programs. Employs problem solving, task performance, and produces finished documentation, e.g., reports, special studies, policy and procedure development, security designs, training programs and assessments. Develops policies and procedures to ensure secure information reliability and accessibility and to prevent and safeguard against unauthorized access to information systems, networks, and data. Conducts system security evaluations, audits, and reviews and develops information system security plans and recovery procedures. Supports high intensity exercises and events which often include Joint and / or Coalition participants.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Information Systems Security. (72%)

  • Provide direct support and assistance in day-to-day administration of the Information Systems Security program.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to subordinate units involved in SAP activities as necessary and provide technical review and recommend engineering solutions for all networks supporting SAPs.
  • Perform all ISSO responsibilities for the DMOC collateral and SAP Battlespace enclave, unclassified development systems, and for externally managed systems that require an ISSO within the DMOC Battlespace.
  • Provide ISSO support for network interconnections to include releasable classified network connections.
  • Systems Accreditation. Establish and maintain enclave and network accreditation and special approval authorizations, as required, for all networked and stand-alone IS operating within the DMOC collateral Battlespace.
  • Hardware, Software and Media. Maintain continuous positive control over all IS hardware, software and magnetic media entered into, and removed from, DMOC, and the DMOC collateral Battlespace.
  • Audits. Execute audits on all DMOC, and DMOC collateral Battlespace computer / information systems IAW applicable policy directives.
  • Training. Perform and document initial training for all personnel prior to granting access to any classified IS.
  • Configuration Management (CM). Serve as a key member on each unit's CM Board and ensure CM is maintained and documented.
  • RMF (Risk Management Framework) - Continuous Monitoring Program. Participate in the development and / or modification of the computer environment cybersecurity program and requirements according to DoD and AF Directives, Instructions, or Manuals.

Systems Administration. (28%)

  • Systems Administration Scope / Responsibilities. Provide duties and responsibilities in accordance with DoD Directive 8570.01, DoD 8570.01-M and the 17-series AF Instructions / Manuals
  • Daily Systems Administration / Maintenance. Perform daily administration and maintenance requirements for all permanent and exercise desktop and laptop computer workstations resident within each SAPF / SCIF.
  • Servers. Maintain LAN servers, with minimum 98% network reliability for CAB.
  • Working Groups, Meetings & Conferences. Support STO, CW, AF SAP and SCI interests as a member of the Wing's Communication Systems Requirements Working Group.
  • Security Education and Training Awareness (SETA). (.03%)
  • SETA Scope / Responsibilities. Provide direct support and assistance in day-to-day administration of the overall SETA program
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to work as a team member, communicate, perform office functions and use office tools, customer focused and deliver exceptional performance
  • Ability to implement RMF and DMON
  • Ability to develop and implement information assurance guidance and execute ISS functions with little to no supervision
  • Skilled in development and maintenance of comprehensive SSP and Profile Sheets
  • Skilled in working classified programs in operational, test, and exercise environments
  • Knowledge of DoD Directive 8570.01, DoD 8570.01-M, ICD 503, the JSIG, RMF and the 17-series AF Instructions / Manuals
  • Knowledge of SAP / SCI Cybersecurity measures


  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II [Security + CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, SSCP, GICSP, GSEC]
  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level III certification is required [CISSP (or Associate), CASP, CISA, GCED, GCIH]

Minimum Years' Experience:

  • 7 year's relevant experience (2 specialized)

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

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The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the contractor assigned to this position.

ARMADA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ARMADA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.