Provides information system (IS) security support to National Security computing environments. The Information System Security Manager (ISSM) ensures all ISs are technologically configured and maintained during classified operations. Oversees the development, preparation, and submission of System Security Plans (SSP) as part of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) lifecycle. Provides technical writing assistance, compliance review, and approval coordination with appropriate US Government (USG) agencies, and final approval notification during SSP development. Interprets and adheres to various USG requirements including (but not limited to): NISPOM, JSIG, ICD 503 and associated NIST publications, and customer/contract specific IA regulations. Conducts reviews of computer security requirements for compliance, efficiency, and standardization of technical computer security configuration. The selected candidate will be responsible for day-to-day effective execution of the Information Assurance program to include (but not limited to):
Performs oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information systems security program for assigned in compliance with ICD 503, JSIG RMF and NISPOM.
Conducts periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure compliance; accurately reports security posture to site leadership.
Ensures configuration management is appropriate for all ISs’ software and hardware, including documentation and tracking of change control actions.
Ensures security logs and audit trails are reviewed in accordance with established schedules.
Develop policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents.
Ensure proper protection or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered within a system.
Ensure that data ownership and responsibilities are established for each IS, to include accountability, access rights, and special handling requirements.
Ensure development and implementation of an information security education, training, and awareness program, to include attending, monitoring, and presenting local IS security training.
Evaluate threats and vulnerabilities to ascertain whether additional safeguards are needed.
Assess changes in the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the accreditation.
Ensure that certification is accomplished on each AIS.
Ensure that system recovery processes are monitored to ensure that security features and procedures are properly restored.
Ensure that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle.
5-8 year’s Information Technology experience in a classified environment.
Bachelor's Degree: Computer Science, Information Systems, or Information Management.
Candidate must possess a current DODI 8570.01 compliant certification (CISSP).
Experience with the Preparation of Certificate and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures.
Possesses a working knowledge of applicable Information Assurance-related NIST 800-53 and CNSSI-1253 documents.
Experience conducting security analysis to include security categorizations and risk assessments.
Experience with supporting various system configurations (Stand-alone, Peer-to-Peer networks, LANs, and WANs).
Experience with auditing/assessing the security aspects of various OSs (Windows and Linux).
Must demonstrate a complete understanding of Information Security Administration principles, concepts, practices, and standards as well as a complete understanding of network devices.
Strong communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; self-motivated with ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects; ability to work with people in a team environment.
Previous experience working in a classified environment.
Skills with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Excellent writing skills, including understanding of grammatical rules, punctuation, sentence structure.
Active TS clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI USG security clearance.
NISPOM, DD254, Security, Windows, ISs Security, Information Assurance, certification and accreditation, computer science MIS management ISs ISSO CISSP CISM JAFAN JSIG RMF ICD
L3 SSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
L3 Technologies, Inc. is a prime contractor in C4ISR systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and government services. L3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the US DOD and its prime contractors, the USG IC, the US DHS, US DOS, US DOJ, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers, and select other USG (federal, state and local) agencies.
L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing, and qualification of remote E-O sensing payloads, instruments and major sub-systems primarily for space as well as unique airborne applications. Space mission areas include major science investigation, situational awareness, launch detection, and weather analysis. Primary markets served include NASA, DoD, intelligence communities, and commercial space. Primary airborne contributions include hyperspectral payloads for specialized overseas missions and critical line-of-sight control sub-systems for targeting systems.
NOTE: This position can be a Salary Grade T4 or T5 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing, and qualification of remote E-O sensing payloads, instruments and major sub-systems primarily for space as well as unique airborne applications. Space mission areas include major science investigation, situational awareness, launch detection, and weather analysis. Primary markets served include NASA, DoD, intelligence communities, and... commercial space. Primary airborne contributions include hyperspectral payloads for specialized overseas missions and critical line-of-sight control sub-systems for targeting systems.