Information System Security Manager (ISSM)

in Sterling, VA

Information System Security Manager (ISSM) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    60906BR

  • Job Location

    Sterling, VA 20166-9411, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret/SCI Polygraph

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description

The Information System Security Manager (ISSM) is responsible for applying Information System (IS) security principles, practices, and procedures under the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to maintain compliance with applicable security regulations, such as NIST, CNSSI, and NISPOM, governing the development and management of classified information systems. This position will be responsible for managing the program’s overarching security effort and representing the program to the sponsor’s security organization. This positions requires the ISSM to be a strong advocate for integrating security into front-end requirements and overseeing the implementation and sustainment of security controls in all stages of the program lifecycle.

The ISSM will be a program staff member providing direct support to a U.S. Government sponsor. This position is contingent on program award.

*Occasional local and domestic travel may be required for work or training purposes – less than 10%.

Working directly or through collaboration with peers, the ISSM shall:

  • Create and maintain information security related documentation
  • Implement, maintain, and monitor security controls
  • Advise developers on integrating security requirements
  • Achieve and maintain Authorization to Operate classified information systems
  • Coordinate with sponsor and corporate security organization
  • Oversee Continuous Monitoring program
  • Maintain operational security posture for information systems
  • Provide security related training and guidance to program management and staff
  • Maintain eligibility for personal security clearance
  • Perform other duties as assigned
The successful candidate must have previous experience with; classified information system security management, network and/or system administration, network and/or system engineering, and the RMF process. A successful candidate will have experience in the assessment and authorization of classified information systems. The candidate must also hold a high level Security or Information Technology related certification and have demonstrated experience applying certification related skills.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Candidates must have:

  • Current Top Secret clearance
  • IAM Level III certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01M, such as CISSP.
  • Understanding of NIST 800 series, CNSSI 1253, NISPOM Chapter 8, and related publications
  • Ability to perform risk assessment and risk management for classified information systems
  • Familiarity with the RMF process and experience in drafting RMF documentation
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring technical, administrative, and operational security controls
  • Ability to maintain organized and complete records
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands and complete tasks on schedule

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills In addition to the required skills for this position, a qualified candidate for this position will demonstrate a combination of training and hands-on experience in many of the operational and technical skills listed below:

  • Collaborating in a team environment
  • Good writing
  • Familiarity with the Xacta or DCSA eMass systems
  • Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs)
  • Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC)
  • Cloud Security concepts
  • MS Windows Server – Group Policy Objects
  • MS Windows Server - Active Directory
  • MS Windows Server – System Administration
  • Reviewing MS Windows security event logs
  • Use of scanning tools and interpreting results
  • Security incident management
  • Working with hardware and software vendors

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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