Information System Security Manger (649077)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

The Information System Security Manger (ISSM) is the primary Information Assurance (IA) decision maker and responsible for the management and technical administration of the Information System (IS) in accordance with internal and external security requirements. The ISSM will oversee day-to-day information system security operations, resolve complex problems, and develop innovative solution to meet changing security requirements. The ISSM will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the Information Assurance technical domain. Ability to work independently as well as with a team of analysts trained in operations research, mathematics, and other skills. The ideal candidate will be adaptable to diverse office situations, procedures and demands.
Job duties include: - Continuous monitoring, upkeep, analysis, and response to Information System, network and security events.- Documents compliance actions within the approved automated compliance tracking system or develops a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA amp;M) to address non-compliance in the allotted timeframe.- Develop procedures and documentation to ensure compliance with configuration management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware. - Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and customer directives. - Ensures records are maintained for workstations, servers, software, routers, firewalls, network switches, crypto, and other relevant hardware/equipment throughout the information system's life cycle.- Evaluates proposed changes or additions to the information system, and advises senior site leadership of the security relevance. - Lead / conduct security IS education and training.- Participates in internal/external security audits/inspections; performs risk assessments and Continuous Monitoring.- Lead investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to both the Facility Security and Senior Program Managers.- Ensure proper protection and / or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered- Working with the Facility Security Officer (FSO) develop, implements and manage a formal Information Security / Information Systems Security Program.- Develop, implement and enforce Information Security Policies and Procedures.- Author, review and update IS Authorization documentation (Body of Evidence) to support IS Assessment and Authorization (Certification/Accreditation) activities.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 8+ years related experience or a Master's degree and 6+ years of experience.- Current DoD 8570 baseline certification for IAM II- Completion of IAM II certification within 6 months of hire.- Detailed understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST, ICD, and CNSS standards.- Familiarity with network technologies (LAN amp; WAN) and best practices within a classified environment to include crypto and key management- Working knowledge with Microsoft Windows operating systems (workstation amp; server), Linux, and system virtualization (multiple hypervisors) in a secure network environment.- Experience with compliance scanning tools (e.g. SCAP) and vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. ACAS)- Hands on experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation and management- Must be able to work in a constantly changing regulatory environment with short, mid, and long term timelines for remediating any non-compliance- Must be able to work well within a team environment and able to adapt quickly to change- Good writing and verbal presentation skills- Active TOP SECRET and CI poly
Desired Skills:- Past or current ISSM/ISSO experience- DoD IS knowledge and experience- Background or understanding of System Security Plans (SSP)- Security hardening scripting/automation experience- Microsoft OS Certification (MCSE Win 10 or other)- Linux certification (RHCSA, CompTIA Linux, LCFS/LCFE, etc)- Understanding of Closed area standards and requirements

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta