• Lead/Senior Informations System Security Officer (ISSO)

    Job Locations 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 seeking a Senior ISSO Specialist to support a contract in Denver, CO. The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Risk Management Services Group (RMSG) is responsible for implementing and maintaining compliance with Federal cybersecurity and related privacy requirements. The RMSG leads the USBR FISMA Compliance Program which manages all activities associated with the National Institutes of Science and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF).

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Work with part of team to implement and maintain compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements
    • FISMA-related activities to include 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
    • Implementing requirements and guidance as indicated in the documents identified in Section 3.0 References
    • Performing information system continuous monitoring of security controls to ensure that they continue to be implemented correctly, operating as intended and producing the desired outcome with respect for meeting the security requirements
    • Writing 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
    • Federal Privacy requirements to include Privacy Impact Assessments PIA and personally identifiable information (PII)
    • Working as an ISSO in an environment with multiple levels of systems

    Required skills and experience include

    • Bachelor’s degree or experience in lieu of degree
    • A minimum 8 years of experience with 5 years specialized experience and IT Certification or 6 years specialized experience in defining computer security requirements
    • Must be able to evaluate approved security product capabilities and develop solutions
    • Ability to travel either occasionally or continuously (the predominant service area includes the seventeen western United States, but may include other locations as required for client needs)

    Preferred skills

    • One of the following certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM or GIAC
    • Working knowledge of ICS/SCADA

    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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