GBSD Senior Information System Security Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Hill Afb
United States


SAIC is seeking an exceptional individual to support the Air Force's next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system acquisition. Our customer is the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Program Office located at Hill Air Force Base, north of Salt Lake City, Utah.

This position works with Information System Security Officers (ISSO), Program Managers (PM), and Authorizing Official (AO) representatives to obtain and maintain Authority to Operate (ATO) approvals for various ICBM weapon systems and subsystems and supporting IT systems by adhering to the Risk Management Framework (RMF).


  • Serves as cybersecurity technical advisor, consultant, and primary point of contact to the Authorizing Official (AO), Program Manager (PM), and Information System Owner (ISO)
  • Fulfills the ISSM responsibilities defined in DoD Instructions 8500.01 and 8510.01, AFI17-101 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for the Air Force Information Technology (IT), and the “DoD Program Manager’s Guidebook for Integrating the Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF) into the System Acquisition Lifecycle”
  • Coordinating and negotiating with customers AOs and development teams
  • Conducting offensive architecture analysis and design of defense-in-depth solutions
  • Leading the development of system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones
  • Analyzing vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with RMF controls and DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGS)
  • Leading and coordinating security test event teams to achieve accreditation milestones
  • Verifying and validating vulnerability resolutions and/or mitigations
  • Analyzing static code scans and dynamic code scans to detect software vulnerabilities
  • Reviewing all technical changes to determine security relevance
  • Supporting proposal activities, developing innovative cyber solutions and developing accurate cost estimates


  • Bachelor of Science Degree with 14+ years of cybersecurity or IT work experience (education requirement may be waived for equivalent experience) or;
  • Current Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • At least 6 years progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership.
  • Previous experience as an ISSM using the RMF (or DIACAP) or experience as an ISSO and now ready to assume ISSM responsibilities.
  • DoD 8570 IAM Level III certification (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), etc.) or ability to obtain such within 6 months of being hired.  Other cyber certifications (ISSAP-CISSP, ISSEP-CISSP, CCSP, CEH, OSCP, etc.)
  • Experience or knowledge of cybersecurity, networks, system components, system protocols, COTS technology, and software development
  • Experience developing external customer relationships and ability to communicate cybersecurity concepts and requirements with senior leaders