Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Company: ManTech International Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
US-CA-Los Angeles
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Job Description Group: MCIS

Clearance Level Needed: TS/SCI

Shift: Day

Category: Security

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join our team in Los Angeles, CA area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

The ISSM’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting SMC and AFSPC acquisition efforts. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

Performance shall include:

• 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, JSIG, and/or NISPOM Chapter 8 certification and accreditation processes; advise customer on IT certification and accreditation issues

• Advise government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes

• Evaluate certification documentation and provide written recommendations for accreditation 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 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

• 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

• Ensure configuration management (CM) for security-relevant AIS software, hardware, and firmware are properly documented

• 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

• 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


• 6 - 8 years total experience, including minimum 4 years’ experience within SCI or SAR environment

• Minimum 2 years of SAP relevant experience highly desired


• Bachelor’s 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 and Information Assurance Manager Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire

• Must complete training on Joint Security Implementation Guidance (JSIG) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM)

Security Clearance:

• Must possess a current TS/SCI with 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 ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals 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 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

Job RequirementsRequires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and eight to ten years of related experience, supervisory/management experience and ability to obtain a security clearance. Knowledge of DOD, DOE, or other industrial security program and in-depth knowledge of the DOD, DOE, or other government security regulatory manuals.