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We believe that every person, given the opportunity and the tools, is capable of achieving great things. Our team members focus on our customers and assisting them achieve their mission and goals. Our leadership nurtures our team’s potential by treating each employee with honesty, integrity, respect, dignity, compassion and fairness.

And we’re looking for motivated people who share those values!.

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Department: Gov't Customer- Hanscom AFB
Location: Hanscom AFB, MA

TENICA is looking to hire an Information System Security Officer (ISSO). The ISSO’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military.

Must have TS/SCI.

Location: Hanscom AFB, MA


Compartments efforts. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

Performance shall include:

  • Review, prepare, and update AIS accreditation packages
  • Notify customer when changes occur that might affect AIS accreditation/certification
  • Perform AIS self-inspections, provide security coordination and review of all system testplans
  • Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implementcountermeasures
  • Represent the customer on various technical review and inspectionteams
  • Conduct security surveys at subordinate facilities and gather pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system accreditationpackages
  • Coordinate, prepare, and track AIS inspections, reports, andresponses
  • Maintain AIS security records and prepare Co-Utilization Agreements for network nodes operating in governmentfacilities
  • Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computersystems
  • Ensure AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies andpractices
  • Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and externalcustomers
  • Assist Department of Defense, National Agency and Contractor organizations with the development of certification and accreditation (C&A) efforts
  • Review, track, and conduct AIS training
  • 4 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4years)
  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program  Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph
  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding policydocuments
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industrypartners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office(Word,PowerPoint,andExcel)
  • Possessa high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimalsupervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)


TENICA and Associates LLC is a provider of government services and consulting solutions in the areas of national defense, homeland and cyber security.  TENICA provides knowledgeable and experienced subject matter experts to perform a variety of professional services, logistics and supply chain management, crisis prevention and response, and information technology solutions to solve dynamic security challenges.  Founded in 2008 and based in Alexandria, Virginia, TENICA is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned, Small Business (SDVOB and WOSB) and is a participant in the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) business development program.   

TENICA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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