• Cloud Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US | US-CO-Denver
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
    DOI Background Clearance
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Methods is actively seeking a Cloud Cloud Information Systems Security Officer to support the Department of Interior (DOI) Information and Technology Management Division under the OCIO. Support includes: Cloud Security, security architecture, and FedRAMP activities. This position allows for telework 4-5 days a week.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Design secure cloud architectures and services
    • Possess knowledge of cloud, networking, and/or enterprise architectures
    • Apply knowledge of network architectures, GIS technologies, to detect, prevent, and respond to cyber-attacks
    • Develop and analyze enterprise architectures that provide effective cyber security capabilities
    • Create deliverables with a security focus on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services
    • Perform overall ISSO duties, including daily security support, security engineering support, security guidance, and completion of all security requirements for the organization
    • Work with part of team to implement and maintain compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements.
    • Develop and maintain system security plans, contingency plans, incident response plans, configuration management plans, security control requirements and assessments, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and training requirements
    • Applying NIST SP 800-37 Risk Management principles, interpreting requirements and developing implementation guidance
    • Perform information system continuous monitoring of security controls to ensure that they continue to be implemented correctly, operate as intended and producing the desired outcome
    • Develop policies, procedures, guidance, standards and instructional materials
    • Design, develop and implement FISMA compliant solutions that meet current and future business requirements and enhance and optimize the existing security architecture
    • Working as an ISSO in an environment with multiple levels of systems

    Required skills and experience include

    • Experience with cloud security, security architecture and engineering principles
    • Strong understanding of FedRAMP
    • ISSO knowledge

    Preferred skills

    • CISSP or other Cloud Security related certifications (CCSP, CCSK, etc.)
    • FedRAMP related certifications

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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