Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) - Massachusetts United States - 44800

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Job #: 44800
Title: Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
Job Location: Massachusetts - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $170,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Yes
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Superior position for a strong and competent candidate...


My client is in search for an Information Systems Security Manager of Record (IoR) that will be fully responsible for collateral classified information systems Cybersecurity/Risk Management Framework (RMF) posture in accordance with government directives and program requirements.

In this important position you will interface directly with the government cognizant security agency (CSA) and collaborate with other Cybersecurity professionals, Security professionals, System Administrators, engineering community, and other government customers on overall compliance and configuration change management.


All Candidates must have US Citizenship and currently hold an active DoD Top Secret clearance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Assists the FSO and Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) in data spill incident response.

Coordinate with program/project stakeholders, Cybersecurity staff (other ISSM’s, ISSO’s, ISSE’s), the Facility Security Officer (FSO), and other Security and IT team members to define, implement and maintain an acceptable information systems security posture.

Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls, determines controls applicable to the application, and documents control implementation in the SCTM.

Manages and maintains Continuous Monitoring (ConMon)/Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) reports.

Monitor cybersecurity compliance by performing periodic self-inspections, tests, and reviews of information systems to ensure that workstations/servers are operating as authorized/accredited.

Perform other tasks as assigned by manager/supervisor.

Performs Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities such as information system certification testing of required configuration controls and preparing/maintaining various documentation such as: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), System Security Plan (SSP), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), etc.

Responsible for security sustainment activities including (but not limited to): hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, user interface, file transfers, etc.

Responsible for the Cybersecurity program as stipulated by various US Government requirements including (but no limited to): National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DCSA Authorization and Assessment Process Manual (DAAPM), and customer/contract regulations.


Core Requirements:

Two (2) to four (4) years’ experience as an ISSM implementing NISPOM Chapter 8, DAAPM, ICD503 and/or JSIG IS requirements.

Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects.

Ability to work with people in a team environment and deal effectively with changing project priorities.

Currently holds an active DoD Secret clearance.

Demonstrated strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Detail oriented and self-motivated.

DoD 8570 IAM Level III certification (CISA, CISM, CISSP, etc.) or the ability to obtain within 6 months upon being hired.

Excellent communications skills.

Experience with configuration/certification and auditing/analysis of Windows/Linux operating systems in a Peer-to-peer, LAN & WAN network environment.

Experience with eMASS and/or Xacta authorization/accreditation databases

Familiarity/understanding of maintaining/managing SIPRNet.

Strong customer service skills.


University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree