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)
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
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.
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 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
Qualifications Requires Bachelors degree or equivalent in Security Management and eight to ten years of experience or a related field. Degrees See Qualifications Years of Experience See Qualifications Position Type Full-Time Shift Day Overview For more than 40 years, ManTech employees have been solving complex problems for the national security community. We are comprised of approximately 10,000 talented employees around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Half our employees have a military background, and more than 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies.
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