Information System Security Manager (Issm)

Terran Orbital Irvine , CA 92619

Posted 2 weeks ago

Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, the leader in innovation, manufacturing and operations in the small satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

Terran Orbital is currently seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join its team in Irvine, CA. In this role, the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) is responsible for developing system security documentation in support of authorization and continuous monitoring under the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and coordinates with DAOs Data Owners, SAs, and devs for Security relevant changes to SSP's.


  • Manage Junior Information Assurance (IA) Employees
  • Provide expert level support to upcoming Proposals and Senior Management
  • Assist in other areas of Security to include, but not limited to, Personnel and Physical Security
  • Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the System Security Plan
  • Ensures that all system users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access
  • Review audit events for information systems and address events/incidents that occur with stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance for identifying, drafting, and submitting incident reports
  • Ensures all information system security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
  • Monitor/maintain SSPs for hardware and software changes
  • Participate in internal / external security audits/inspections
  • Directs program system administrators on security matters


  • Top Secret/SCI clearance is required
  • Working knowledge of DoDI 8500.2 Information Assurance."
  • Thorough understanding of NIST 800-53, NIST 800-37, DCID 6/3, and the NISPOM
  • Familiarity with the ICD503, CNSSI1253, NIST SP800-53
  • Experienced with government accreditation requirements
  • Experience in evaluating, testing, certification and accreditation of classified and sensitive but unclassified information systems.
  • Experienced with analysis and evaluation of hardware and software in support of the Intelligence Community (IC).
  • Able to apply current computer security technologies and IA requirements to maintain system security posture.
  • Responsible for maintaining and enforcing approved security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Experience working directly with project developers and/or subject matter experts to create security documentation
  • Proficient with MS Word, PowerPoint and working knowledge of various software tools
  • Experience formatting, editing, proofreading, and quality assurance checks on documents
  • Experience in identifying compliance issues, documentation, and incident reporting
  • DoD 8570 compliant IAM Level I certification, such as the CompTIA Security+ certification. A higher-level certification, such as GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM and/or CISSP will also be accepted



  • 401(K)
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • PTO and Holidays during the calendar year
  • Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Access to Gradifi Refi tuition refinancing assistance
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities


To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. In addition, please note that this position may also require the possession of an existing United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.


Founded in 2013 in Irvine, California, with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Terran Orbital Corporation is a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the worlds largest, most advanced NextGen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery.

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Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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