Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP) Coordinator

6 days ago
Job ID
# of Openings
Cybersecurity/Information Technology


PotomacWave” incorporates two core concepts: Potomac, which is the water lifeline of the nation’s capital, and Wave, which is the embodiment of sustained energy. PotomacWave is an organization founded by consultants who wanted to improve the status quo for their clients and work for an organization that rewards creativity and innovation. They brought together a diverse team of top-notch consulting talent who are like-minded in their commitment to excellence.


PotomacWave is looking for an Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP) Coordinator to develop a plan identifying mission essential functions throughout the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component organizations. The ISCP will assist DHS with planning for disaster recovery and continuity of operations. 


The ISCP Coordiantor will be responsible for coordinating with individuals and organizations that use/operate systems that store, process, or transmit Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) information or connect to an OCIO network or system. The Coordinator will interact with DHS Components, employees, contractors, stakeholders, vendors, and outsourcing providers. The Coordinator will document processes that ensure identified IT resources, assets, and business products and services can be recovered during foreseen/unforeseen catastrophic events.


  • Researching industry guidelines, practices, and standards for continuity of operations and disaster recovery of critical IT functions.
  • Identifying stakeholders and developing stakeholder registry and communications management plan. 
  • Review and customize templates for ISCP templates.



  • Candidate will need 10 or more years of experience as an analyst, project manager, or related role in onsite support of a federal client.
  • Two (2) or more years of professional experience supporting DHS, preferably OCIO. 
  • BA or BS degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Coordinate multiple activities where input is required from various groups and organizations. 

Knowledge Areas

  • Familiarity with the Department of Homeland Security and NIST guidelines preferred.
  • Knowledge of DHS information systems and enterprise architecture. 

Core Skills

  • Ability to maintain courteous, cooperative working relationships with senior level officials and executives inside and outside the agency
  • Excellent written and verbal skill in expressing ideas, policies and technical issues orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and with little direct oversight
  • Flexibility working with diverse personalities 

Education / Certifications

  • BS/BA Degree from an accredited college or university.

Clearance Requirements

  • Candidate must be a US citizen
  • A current TOP SECRET-level security clearance is required
  • Existing DHS EOD suitability a plus


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed