Information System Security Officer

Canvas Inc.

Job Title: Information System Security Officer

Location: Eglin AFB, FL (On-Site)


  • Implements organizational configuration management policy and conducts continuous monitoring and remediation of system configurations to ensure cybersecurity standards are met and security controls are operating as intended.
  • Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security requirements implementation throughout the system’s development lifecycle to provide input to system RMF authorization processes, assess system-level risk associated with known threats/vulnerabilities, recommend risk mitigation/remediation actions, and conduct/document risk assessments.
  • Responsible for the continuous monitoring, assessing, and reporting on the cybersecurity posture of assigned, deployed information systems and network enclaves in concert with DoD, USAF, and organizational guidance/requirements.
  • Recognizes and reports potential security incidents. Supervises/manages protective/corrective measures in accordance with organizational policy when a security incident/vulnerability is discovered.
  • Advises Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in executing cybersecurity requirements throughout assigned system/enclave lifecycles: system security requirements baselines defined; security requirements included in acquisition contracts; security requirement implementation verified; compliance assessed and documented; risk impacts assessed and documented; compliance/risk improvement actions evaluated, validated and implemented on schedule; system security posture monitored continuously and reported to squadron leadership and Authorizing Official as required.
  • Assesses and documents the risk associated with new/existing GOTS/COTS/Open-Source software applications. Recommends approval decision for program manager/configuration control board decision.
  • Performs assessments/audits of assigned systems/enclaves and identifies deviations from acceptable configurations, policy, or standards. Measures effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities. Reports system assessment/audit findings to squadron ISSM and system program manager for remediation.


  • Must have Security+ certification; Associate’s degree or higher in relevant discipline desired.
  • 1-3 years of Cybersecurity experience.
  • Skillset:
    • Knowledge and ability to identify cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities and their operational impacts to cybersecurity principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
    • Knowledge of computer networking concepts, protocols, and network security methodologies.
    • Knowledge of cloud computing service models for Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) for on-premise/off-premise private, public and hybrid environments.
    • Knowledge of national, DoD, and USAF guidance, policies, standards, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity desired.
    • Knowledge and ability to implement DoD/USAF Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes, conduct risk assessments, and recommend mitigations to reduce risk impacts desired.

Security Clearance: Must have and be able to maintain a Secret security clearance.

About Us

Founded in 2007, Canvas connects a passion for going beyond the expected with the knowledge and expertise to deliver what our clients need now and in the future. Canvas has been recognized as a Great Place to Work Certified ™, Fortune Best Small Workplace ™, Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials ™ (2022), Best Place for Working Parents (2022 & 2023), HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Awardee (2021 & 2022), Best Places to Work Awardee, 2019 Government Contracting – Technology Business of the Year, and Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year (2018) by the Huntsville/Madison Chamber of Commerce.

Benefits of Working with Canvas

To reflect our company culture, Canvas offers an exciting array of benefits that makes up our employees’ total rewards package. Those benefits may include:

  • Competitive Wages*
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous company-funded Basic Life Insurance
  • Company-funded Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Dependent Care and Medical Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match and 100% immediate vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement for ongoing training, continuing education, or advanced degree programs
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Spot Awards for exemplary individual performance
  • Discretionary performance-based bonuses
  • And many more!

*Final compensation for this position is determined by a variety of factors, such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

Canvas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvas is an equal opportunity employer and a VEVRAA federal contractor who affords equal employment opportunity to protected veterans and people with disabilities.

Canvas has equal employment opportunities that are based upon a candidate’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job and are free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit our Careers page. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.

Canvas is committed to expanding access to employment for people with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and your disability prevents you from applying, please advise what reasonable accommodation Canvas can provide to assist you in applying for one of our open positions. You may contact us by sending an email to [email protected].

Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation for applying for a specific posted position will be responded to. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis. Please be aware, scammers may try to impersonate our company by reaching out regarding job opportunities. We will never ask you for bank account information, checks, or other sensitive information as part of our hiring process. If you’re unsure, please email [email protected] with questions.

For further information on Canvas including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website.

If an offer of employment is extended, applicant must have the ability to pass a background check. Offer of Employment is contingent upon the results.

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