Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

in Whiteman AFB, MO

Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Organization

    Link Training & Simulation-21000004

  • Job Category


  • Job Location

    Whiteman AFB, MO, US

  • Job Type


  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret

  • Career Level

    Top Secret

  • Schedule


  • Shift

    Day - 1st

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Remote



Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. The Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. 
L3 Link Training & Simulation is a world leader in providing platform operators and maintainers with total training solutions that improve training effectiveness and efficiency and lower life-cycle costs in a secure cyber environment. L3 Link’s innovative solutions provide a full spectrum of state-of-the-art training technologies, including high-fidelity immersive simulations, as well as distributed academic and interactive courseware. The company, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, has delivered military and commercial training systems to customer locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim.  We are searching for an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
The ISSM is responsible for the Cybersecurity/RMF Program for classified programs as directed by USG directives and requirements (e.g. JSIG RMF, other Customer/contract specific IA requirements, etc.).
Responsibilities for this position include Implementation and oversight of Certification & Accreditation and Assessment lifecycle processes (including documentation preparation, system configuration, scans & validation), configuration change management processes (including hardware/software changes, account management, media control procedures and related documentation), conducting internal self-inspections of the cybersecurity program, executing an effective cybersecurity program to include continuous system audit reviews, education and training and information system delivery and maintenance.
Also responsible for the definition, implementation, and maintenance of information system security policies, strategies, procedures and settings within the L3 Link classified environment. This includes the review and monitoring of Master System Security Plans, Information System Profiles, Network System Security Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, POA&Ms, and related addendums/attachments.
This position will also be responsible for conducting investigations related to any information systems security violation involving classified information.
  • Develop/conduct risk assessment procedures for verification of Certification & Accreditation (C&A) RMF safeguards to meet various regulatory requirements based upon the JSIG RMF for DoD IT, and occasional support involving ICD 503/DCID, JSIG, NIST & STIG guidelines
  • Monitor cybersecurity Program compliance by performing periodic self-inspections, tests and reviews of the IS program to ensure that systems are operating as authorized/accredited and that conditions have not changed
  • Work with program personnel to include System Administrators to ensure audit functions are performed properly
  • Develop corrective solutions and maintain associated documentation (to include required reports) as appropriate
  • Coordinate with program/project stakeholders, the Facility Security Officer (FSO), & Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSOs) and other Security and IT team members to define, implement and maintain an acceptable information systems security posture
  • Assist program personnel at offsite locations to ensure they meet USG certification requirements and are properly trained to execute the cybersecurity program effectively and maintain security compliance

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Respect

Job Qualifications

  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written
  • Demonstrated strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Confident personality with the ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to work with people in a team environment and deal effectively with changing project priorities
  • Candidate must have demonstrated professional customer service skills
  • Ability to balance information security requirements with Link’s mission, goals, and culture is critical
Experience & Knowledge Requirements
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with technical configuration standards relating to information system security; experience configuring Windows operating systems, experience with server systems, thin client architecture, system virtualization and other related peripherals
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with certification/authorization requirements as outlined in the NISPOM, RMF, ICD 503/DCID, JSIG, NIST RMF & STIG and other USG IS/Security-related policies
  • Knowledge and experience with configuration/certification and auditing/analysis of Windows, Linux, Unix systems
  • System configuration would include stand alone, peer-to-peer networks, LANs/WANs
  • Experience in implementing Windows Active Directory Services, Group Policy, or Linux LDAP Services.
  • Applied experience with Windows PowerShell and Linux Shell Scripting.
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) and data loss prevention (DLP) solutions.
Certification Requirements
  • Candidate must provide evidence of DoD 8570 compliant: CISSP, CISA, CISM and/or other equivalent security certification
Clearance Requirements
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance required
L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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