Harris Corporation Sr Spec, IT Security in Clifton, New Jersey

Sr Spec, IT Security 6/21/18--InformationUSA - NJ - Clifton




Job ID: ES20182106-25427


Sr Spec, IT Security - Clifton, NJ

Job code: ES20182106-25427

Job Description:

  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with applicable security regulations for various classified information systems (IS).

  • Support the design and successfully execute an Information Assurance security program which meets customer expectations.

  • Apply a comprehensive knowledge of information technology security principles, practices and procedures to develop, implement, and manage the overall information system security program to support the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO).

  • Ensure assigned information systems are properly managed, according to the RMF, JSIG, ICD. 503, and other security directives as required.

  • Responsible for compliance of OS and application patches on a monthly basis, review of the Network, and System audit logs weekly.

  • Provide information security certification and accreditation support for all associated RMF/JSIG documentation, security plans, policies, procedures, and guidelines for AIS / IT equipment.

  • Conduct classified information systems audits, complete IT portions of self-inspection checklists and prepare for and participate in security inspections and audits.

  • Conduct virus scanning of internal / external computer disks.

  • Coordinate daily with customer IT / internal personnel to resolve security related issues, obtain security guidance, and facilitate secure network operations.

  • Responsible for security related computer (IT) guidance, training, and education for more than one hundred project personnel.

  • Prepare for special security inspections; respond to urgent program requirements in order to insure that key customer milestones are met and provide daily support in numerous areas of IT security management.

  • Draft accreditation support documentation.

  • Review and implement, and test security policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate hardware and software purchases.

  • Work closely with the classified Information Technology Manager to ensure a secure resolution of IT related matters.


  • 6+ years with Bachelor’s degree.

  • Certificate or 10+ years’ experience required using the following:

  • Microsoft Windows security settings, Linux security settings

  • Networking including switches, vlans, routers and endpoint security in a secure environment.

  • 10+ years safeguarding U.S. and foreign government classified information as it pertains to classified networks, standalone computer systems, and data encryption.

  • 10+ years reviewing and implementing security policies and procedures for classified networks.

  • Continued employment is contingent upon the applicant’s ability to obtain a Top Secret US government clearance after date of hire.

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active SECRET clearance and to maintain the clearance.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris 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, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - NJ - Clifton