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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
Irvine, CA

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Job Description

Job Description


An Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), is responsible for the security of the information systems at the facility and certifies to DSS that all security requirements are in place and the system is properly configured and protected.


This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.

* Manages and oversees the compliance and policy aspects for the company regarding Information Assurance for systems and networks that contact government information.
* Familiar with Defense Security Service (DSS) Risk Management Framework (RMF), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Tool
* Work closely with the Facility Security Officer (FSO) and corporate leadership to ensure cyber and physical security standards are met
* Serve as Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) for classified computers in DoD and Intelligence Community computing environments.
* Oversees day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of IS including security event log review and analysis.
* Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies. Provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.
* Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls, and determine which controls are applicable to the application, as well as document implementation in Security Controls Tractability Matrix (SCTM).
* Reviews and performs technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.
* Monitors and resolves Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities on assigned Information Systems.
* Reviews and maintains security assessment and authorization documentation (e.g., IA SOP, SSP, MSSP, RAR, SCTM)


Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful job performance will be considered.

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.


* Must be a U.S Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.
* Must possess Secret Security Clearance and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
* Must be able to respond to security instances that impact the facility's information systems.
* Possess technical skills to manage the systems under their authority.

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