Paragon Technology Group

  • ISSO

    Job Location US-NC-Morrisville
  • Overview

    Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.


    We are currently conducting a search for an ISSO to support the Cyber Security program (Risk Management Office) at the United States Postal Service. The candidate will have expertise in system certification & accreditation (C&A) processes; information assurance (IA) processes; achieving system ATOs, and continuous monitoring.


    • The candidate will drive the review and certification of information technology systems following the CISO policies and procedures.
    • The candidate will manage action items, work to resolve issues, and identify and document system risks and vulnerabilities.
    • Providing input to and develop, write, edit and submit documentation in support of the project deliverables.
    • This candidate must be able to clearly define tasking, communicate topics to leadership through concise and succinct presentations, to organize meeting preparation materials.
    • Work closely with the system teams and program/project managers as well as interfacing with CISO and CIO stakeholders as needed.
    • Oversee the information assurance (IA) program of an information system in or outside the network environment; may include recommendation and justification for procurement duties.
    • Establish audit policy and reporting mechanisms for ensuring compliance with IA/IS standards by keeping current with IA/IS requirements.
    • Lead the development of risk management by creating plans, procedures, protocols, and evaluation measures and ensuring there are desired levels of enterprise-wide IA/IS.
    • Oversee the presence and adequacy of security measures proposed or provided in response to requirements contained in acquisition documents


    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a relevant Cybersecurity field, and 5-10 years of overall experience.
    • 5-9 years of experience working as an information assurance analyst for an Information Technology, Information Assurance, or Information Management Program.
    • The candidate will hold strong skills in cyber risk management planning including reporting and tracking.
    • Strong knowledge of cyber security, information security and knowledge of network components is required.
    • Must have strong communication skills, both oral and written, with excellent interpersonal, team and organization skills.
    • Must have strong knowledge of MS Office products to include PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • A self-starter with proven abilities to collaborate and gather information from multiple teams.
    • Certification in one or more of; Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), CompTIA Security+, CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer, CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker, or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Demonstrable experience with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from SPLUNK, FireEye, Looking Glass, Intel, Endgame, StealthWatch, RSA, and Tanium
    • Must be able to obtain a Government Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Permanent Residence/Green Card status required). Must not have travelled outside of the US for a combined period of 6 months (or longer) within the last 5 years.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of the Resilience Management Model (CERT-RMM)

    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.


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