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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) – I
The ISSM’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructures
- Perform analysis of network security, based upon the RMF or JAFAN authorization process; advise customer on IT assessment and authorization issues
- Perform risk assessments and make recommendations to customers
- Advise government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes
- Evaluate assessment documentation and provide written recommendations for authorization to government PM’s
- Periodically review system security to accommodate changes to policy or technology
- Develop and maintain a formal Information Systems Security Program
- Ensure that all IAOs, network administrators, and other AIS personnel receive the necessary technical and security training to carry out their duties
- Develop, review, endorse, and recommend action by the AO or DAO of system assessment documentation
- Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing system memory, media, and output
- Conduct assessment tests that include verification that the features and assurances required for each protection level are functional
- Maintain a repository for all system authorization documentation and modifications
- Coordinate AIS security inspections, tests, and reviews
- 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 AIS, 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 AIS security training.
- Ensure that security assessments are completed and documented
- 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 authorization
- Ensure that authorization is accomplished on each AIS
- Review AIS assessment plans
- Conduct periodic assessments of the security posture of the AIS
- Ensure configuration management (CM) for security-relevant AIS software, hardware, and firmware are properly documented.
- Ensure that system recovery processes are monitored to ensure that security features and procedures are properly restored
- Ensure all AIS authorization documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
- Ensure that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle
- Participate in self-inspections; identify security discrepancies and report security incidents
- Coordinate all technical security issues outside of area of expertise or responsibility with SSE
- Provide expert research and analysis in support of expanding programs and area of responsibility
- Perform file transfers between local systems to storage devices
- 5 - 7 years related experience
- Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)
- Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Manager Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire.
Security Clearance Requirements
- Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
- Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
- Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph
- Must be familiar with current security policy/manuals
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
- Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
- Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
- Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
- Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
- Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
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