The Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) shall contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations. Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content. Support security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) process, the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, and prescribed NSA/CSS business processes for security engineering.
The Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) shall possess the following capabilities:
· Develop and maintain a formal IS security program and policies for the assigned area of responsibility;
· Provide technical and procedural Information System (IS) Security advice to government.
· Develop and oversee operational information systems security implementation policy and guidelines;
· Coordinate with PSO or cognizant security official on approval of External Information Systems (e.g. guest systems, interconnected system with another organization);
· Oversee ISSOs and ISSEs under their purview to ensure they follow established IS policies and procedures;
· Assume ISSO responsibilities in the absence of the ISSO; maintain required IA certifications;
· Ensure System Administrators (SA) monitor all available resources that provide warnings of system vulnerabilities or ongoing attacks;
· Ensure all ISSOs receive the necessary technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) to carry out their duties;
· Ensure approved procedures are used for sanitizing and releasing system components and media;
· Maintain a repository of all security authorizations for IS under their purview;
· Coordinate IS security inspections, tests, and reviews;
· Ensure proper measures are taken when an IS incident or vulnerability is discovered;
· Ensure data ownership and responsibilities are established for each IS, and specific requirements (to include accountability, access and special handling requirements) are enforced;
· Ensure development and implementation of an effective IS security education, training, and awareness program;
· Ensure CM policies and procedures for authorizing the use of hardware/software on an IS are followed. Any additions, changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware must be coordinated with the appropriate AO prior to the addition, change or modification;
· Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures;
· Manage, maintain, and execute the information security continuous monitoring plan;
· Ensure a record is maintained of all security-related vulnerabilities and ensure serious or unresolved violations are reported to the AO/DAO; and Assess changes to the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the security authorization.
· Develop concept of operations for new systems.
Fifteen (15) years’ experience as an ISS on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity with at least 3 years as an ISSM is required. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 3 certification is required. Four (4) years of additional ISS experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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