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Intelligence Information Systems Security Officer - RSD

Atlanta, GA
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Intelligence Information Systems Security Officer - RSD

ID: 493651
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Technology

Job Description

This is a full time opportunity with GTRI’s Research Security Department in Atlanta, GA. The position is for an experienced Information Systems Security Officer who has interest in intellectually challenging and rewarding work. We value bright, intellectually curious, growth oriented professionals and provide a work environment that allows work / life balance and opportunity for growth.

Manage Information Security for a world class applied research organization.

This position is for an Intelligence Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO). The Intelligence ISSO is responsible for managing all information system security requirements for GTRI Intelligence accredited systems. The candidate will provide technical and security expertise to ensure system security requirements are properly configured and policies adhered to by privileged and general users.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated deep technical and Industrial Security knowledge as well as provided comprehensive Cyber Security support through a system’s full life-cycle. In addition, the candidate should be able to research policies and regulations, productively interact with various agencies and levels of management, and contribute to establishing and maintaining accredited information systems.


Research Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Information Systems; Information Security; Other

Research Engineer Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Information Systems; Information Security and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

• US Citizenship AND a current Top Secret clearance
• Must be willing to obtain or have a current Full Scope Polygraph
• At least 3 years of experience with BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or Information Assurance/Security
• Must possess or be willing to obtain CISSP, Security+, and/or other applicable certifications in compliance with DoD Directive 8570
• Should have experience with JSIG, RMF, ICD 503, NIST 800, NISPOM and ISFO.
• Experience providing COMSEC support and working with Controlled Cryptographic Items (e.g. key loading devices and encryptors).
• Experience with information systems Incident Response Teams
• Experience with or have worked as most of the following: Linux Administrator (Linux+), Windows Administrator (all OSs including legacy systems), Generic/Proprietary System Administrator, Information System Auditor, Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer, Data Security Analyst, Network Control Technician.
• Experience identifying system vulnerabilities and implementing mitigation strategies.

Preferred Qualifications

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels of an organization
• An active TS//SCI security clearance is a major plus
• CISSP or Security+ is preferred at the time of hire, but must be obtained within six (6) months of hiring
• Experience in an environment and culture steeped in teamwork and collaboration working on challenging technical projects
• Experience working with XACTA

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Top Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.

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