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ManTech International

Information System Security Manager (ISSM) II ManTech International
Arlington, VA

ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.

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Job Description

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Ensures AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices. Perform Information System Security Officer (ISSO) duties in support of in-house and external customers. Also, perform duties as the alternate Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). Duties include, but are not limited to reviewing and developing AIS accreditation/ certification support documentation; notifying the customer when changes occur that might affect AIS accreditation/certification; performing system and network self-inspections; providing security coordination and review on all system test plans; attending system IPT and CCRB meetings; identifying AIS vulnerabilities and implementing countermeasures; representing the customer on various technical review teams; conducting security surveys at subordinate facilities and gathering pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system accreditation packages; coordinating, preparing and tracking AIS inspections, reports and responses; maintaining AIS security records; advising on and preparing Co-Utilization Agreements for network nodes operating in subordinate government and contractor facilities; and receiving direction from the ISSM and government PSO. Requires Bachelors degree or equivalent and five to seven of related experience and ability to obtain a security clearance.The ISSMs 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)


Duties may include: (may be modified with concurrence of the Contracting Officer and contractor Program Manager)

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 DCID 6/3, DITSCAP, DIACAP, and NISPOM Chapter 8 certification and accreditation process; advise customer on IT certification and accreditation issues

Perform risk assessments and make recommendations to customers

Advise government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes

Evaluate certification documentation and provide written recommendations for accreditation to government PM

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 designated approval authority (DAA) of system certification documentation

Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing system memory, media, and output

Conduct certification tests that include verification that the features and assurances required for each protection level are functional

Maintain a repository for all system certification/accreditation 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 testing and evaluations 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 accreditation

Ensure that certification is accomplished on each AIS

Review AIS test plans

Conduct periodic testing 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 security-related 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

Provide leadership, mentoring, and quality assurance for Team Members


7 - 9 years related experience


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience (4 years)


Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 or Information Assurance Manager Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire.

Security Clearance:

Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding policy documents.

Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

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



See Qualifications


Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure,Ability to use MS Office,Ability to use PC,Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills,Interpersonal and People Skills,MultiTasking Ability,Oral and Written Communication Skills,Organizational Skills

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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About ManTech International

ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.

ManTech International
8900 employees
ManTech International

2251 Corporate Park Dr #2250

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