in Columbia, SC


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  • Job Location

    Columbia, SC 29208, US

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    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a ISSO to join our team at our client’s site in Columbia, SC.


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP).
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or five years of comparable work experience. 6 years of ISSO experience.
  • Advanced technical and analytical skills
  • Experience leading federal Authority to Operate (ATO), Certification & Accreditation (C&A) and/or Information Assurance efforts
  • Working knowledge of Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 Standards, Risk Management Framework (RMF), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and System Security Plan (SSP) requirements
  • Project Management experience
  • Understanding of Development Security Operations (DevSecOps)
  • Understanding of virtual, cloud, backup, database and storage technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, teamwork, leadership and conflict management skills
  • Commitment to continuous learning in the Information Technology and Cyber Security disciplines

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with the DOJ Cyber Security Assessment Management tool or similar assessment tool
  • Experience with system security scans tools such as Nessus, Webinspect, and App Detective
  • Experience with SharePoint governance

Education: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or cyber security and five (5) years’ experience working as an ISSO or in a similar role. Or an additional five (5) years’ experience required in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

Clearance: Must be clear-able- Public Trust needed

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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