Harris Corporation Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in Dulles, Virginia

Information System Security Manager (ISSM) 6/22/18--InformationUSA - VA - Dulles




Job ID: ES20182206-25516


Job Title: Information System Security Manager (ISSM)

Job Location: Dulles, VA

Job Code: ES20182206-25516

Job Description:

Our ISSM is responsible for ensuring appropriate security controls are maintained for a diversified complement of classified information systems supporting customer-sponsored efforts. System security controls are implemented throughout the life-cycle of these varied systems. The ISSM serves as a lead on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the configuration and maintenance of these classified information systems. You apply the detailed knowledge (such as Window and Linux security controls) and expertise to assess and manage the security aspects of information systems, and you are assigned responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of the systems. This responsibility may also include some physical and environmental protection, incident handling, and IA security training and awareness. The ISSM will assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of security policies and procedures and ensures compliance with those policies and procedures. Additionally, the ISSM monitors systems and its environment of operation to include developing and updating the security plan, managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting weekly system security audits

  • Performing security compliance assessments and analysis using automated scanning tools

  • Ensuring hardware sanitization and release utilizing pre-approved procedures

  • Performing Data Transfer Agent duties

  • Performing compliance inspections

  • Ensuring Configuration Management (CM) control

  • Writing, reviewing, and coordinating Certification and Accreditation activities

  • Providing information assurance guidance and oversight

  • Drafting, implementing approved Concept of Operations (CONOPS) that accurately reflects the installation and security provisions for program requests

  • Conducting annual assessments and self-audits of the computer systems


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years prior related experience; or, a Graduate Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

  • 9 plus years’ or experience in a ISSM/ISSO role.

  • At least 9 years of experience with Risk Management Framework and FISMA implementations.

  • At least 9 years of experience with ICD-503 (Intelligence Community Information Technology Systems Security Risk Management, Certification and Accreditation) and/or JSIG (Joint SAP Implementation Guide), NISPOM, and JAFAN.

  • Minimum 9 years of experience with Risk Management Framework and FISMA including vulnerability scanning tools such as WASSUP, SECSCAN or NESSUS/ACAS.

  • At least 9 years of experience with processes and tools to maintain, archive, sanitize, and retrieve digital files.

  • At least 9 years of experience with the DIAS database for COMSEC articles is a benefit, and sharing information while promoting users to become more aware, self-reliant and engaged in the IA process.

  • At least 9 years of experience collaborating and communicating with customers and other government representatives.

  • Current and Active Top Secret clearance with current SSBI Investigation; must be SCI eligible.

Preferred Skills:

  • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) preferred or attain certification within 6 months of hire.

SECURITY CLEARANCE : Active Top Secret clearance with current SSBI Investigation; must be SCI eligible.

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.

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 considering you for other available positions.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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LocationUSA - VA - Dulles