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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

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Job Code: 2020-006                                                                                                   
Location: San Diego, CA

SSI is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) in San Diego, CA to analyze the Cyber posture of complex Navy systems, provide critical expertise to mitigate Cyber risk, and develop solutions to ensure Navy programs support mission critical operations and deliver needed Cyber Security functionality. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing RMF support.



  • Determine system security requirements and address security concerns/risks

  • Travel on an as needed basis to support customer support engagements (e.g. St. Louis, MO and Patuxent River, MD)



  • Bachelor’s degree and three to seven (3-7) years of experience

  • Strong network security background

  • Experience with implementing best practices for secure software development

  • Experience with implementation of cryptographic equipment

  • Experience supporting air-systems

  • Hands-on experience supporting Navy Risk Management Framework as an Information Systems Security Engineer

  • A solid understanding of system categorization, control selection, and control implementation

  • Navy 5239 cyber security workforce minimum requirement of CompTIA Security + or equivalent

  • Active Secret security clearance required



  • CCNA Security

  • Prior experience as a network architect/engineer

  • Prior cryptographic technician experience

  • Unmanned program experience

  • Experience/familiarity with the NAVAIR Functional Authorizing Official (FAO) authorization process

SSI is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and HUBZone small business that provides professional services including systems engineering, information systems integration, and technology management services.  SSI offers a generous array of benefits including: 100% Paid Premium on Employee Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug Insurance Plans, 60% paid premium for dependents.  SSI provides Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost. SSI employees receive 24 paid days off in the first year on board.  We also provide Military Leave benefits, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, education assistance, Personal Technology Refresh and Employee Referral bonuses. Positions subject to Service Contract Act (SCA) have benefits provided as required by law. 

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