Bedford, MA

Posted: 03/05/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 227518

ISSM Job Description
  • Seeking an Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to support all aspects of acquisition, systems engineering reviews, DT/OT, and milestone entrance/exit criteria integrated throughout the life cycle of the program.
  • This is a full-time position supporting the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate under the ETASS program at Hanscom AFB.

  • Ensure compliance with cybersecurity requirements in accordance with DoD and DoD Component cybersecurity and information assurance policies and guidance.
  • Support the PM in development of a POA&M and budget that addresses the implementation of cybersecurity requirements throughout the lifecycle of the system.
  • Identify a cybersecurity team; the PM can designate the ISSM to chair a Cybersecurity Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) or sub-WIPT, executed under the authority of the Systems Engineering WIPT.
  • Support implementation of the RMF.
  • Maintain and report systems assessment and authorization status and issues in accordance with DoD component guidance.
  • Provide direction to the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in accordance with DoDI 8500.01.
  • Coordinate with the organization’ s security manager to ensure issues affecting the organization's overall security are addressed appropriately.
  • Continuously monitor the system or information environment for security-relevant events and configuration changes that negatively affect security posture.
  • Periodically assesses the quality of security controls implementation against performance indicators.

  • 7+ years experience in cyber security or information assurance.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in a related field.Must be Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certified.
  • Experience with the certification and accreditation process.
  • Significant experience in vulnerability scanning and analysis, including the use of automated tools and vulnerability management systems.
  • Knowledge of intrusion prevention and network access control tools/systems.
  • Understanding of system audit principles and security risk assessment.
  • Must have a solid understanding of network infrastructure and mission assurance.
  • Familiar with Federal government and DOD standards for IA/security including DIACAP, FISMA, NIST, and OMB.
  • Must have solid communications skills and be capable of working with all levels of an organization.Must be a US Citizen.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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