Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)


KBR is a global government services organization delivering full life cycle professional and technical services from over 60 U.S. and 40 international locations. Our core capabilities include logistics, engineering, science, cyber, intelligence and security services.


When you become part of the KBR team, your career opportunities are endless. We offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know, We Deliver!


The selected applicant will provide cybersecurity support as an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) with a well-rounded system’s engineering approach in network support of the design, development, and implementation of distributed test events for the Joint Mission Environment Test Capability (JMETC). Will work with military, government, and contractor personnel to provide technical direction grounded in Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity policy, and act as a liaison between end users, application developers, system administrators, and senior leadership within the DoD across the Test and Evaluation community.

The position requires generating and reviewing cybersecurity artifacts and documentation, including network diagrams, Security Authorization Plans, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The selected applicant will analyze and review designated assets to ensure they maintain compliance with DoD cybersecurity guidelines and authorization requirements to support operations. The selected applicant will work as part of an integrated government / contractor team across a broad operational environment.

The JMETC program is focused on developing and deploying the processes, architecture, and middleware to facilitate cost effective integration of live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) entities needed to support the DoD acquisition community testing needs utilizing a distributed testing approach. JMETC is integral to testing systems-of-systems applications within a realistic joint mission framework.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or Cybersecurity / Information Assurance AND a minimum of (8) years of experience.
  • Clearance Requirement: US Citizen with existing Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret clearance or eligible for DoD clearance.

Experience to include the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of DoD cybersecurity policy.
  • Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessments
  • IAM level 2 certification as per DoD 8570.01 and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes.
  • Knowledgeable in the management of network ports and protocols.
  • Experience generating and reviewing network diagrams and other artifacts for Cybersecurity compliance.
  • Understanding of network protocols used in testing and training in distributed exercises.
  • DoD military acquisition program process knowledge.
  • Above average verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

Knowledge of a majority of the following:

  • Computer operating systems.
  • Operating System and Application analysis for vulnerabilities and susceptibility to threats.
  • Experience evaluation network and system compliance with the DISA STIGs.
  • Local and wide area network architectures and protocols.
  • Experience Interpreting system logs.
  • DoD Programs and Acquisition Process
  • Protocols, such as the Test and Training Enabling Architecture (TENA), High-level Architecture (HLA), and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS).
  • Cybersecurity testing.
  • Defense networks including Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN), Secret Defense Research and Engineering Network (SDREN) and Defense Information System Network (DISN).
  • Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • DoD-approved system evaluation tools.
  • Network Operations Control facilities.
  • Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).
  • Test event operation, planning, and analysis.
  • Distributed testing and training.
  • Live, Virtual, constructive (LVC) integration testing.
  • Joint and coalition testing and training.
  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) testing.
  • Central Test and Evaluation Investment Program (CTEIP) and Test and Evaluation / Science and Technology (T&E/S&T) programs.


Competitive health, wellness & lifestyle benefits

Inclusive, flexible and supportive company culture

Ongoing training and development opportunities


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .