Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) - Massachusetts United States - 36657


Job #: 36657
Title: Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
Job Location: , Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $160,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Yes
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Superior position for a strong and competent candidate...


This is a supervisory and hands on role across the entire Client enterprise. The IT Service Manager will be responsible for the management of the Client Service Desk, distributed and matrixed staff members and the processes and procedures of the Service Desk.

Your role will be to oversee timely delivery of quality technical support service to customers, whether they are internal customers working at Client or external customers who have contracted agreements with Client. This requires both knowledge of the software or hardware systems being supported and effective personnel management skills.

A strong background in ITIL Service Management, Service Level Agreements/Objectives (SLA/OLA) required. You’ll be expected to implement and maintain these in accordance with the company’s current needs and work with management and internal leaders on the vision and direction to evolve the services in support of future business needs. A proven track record of implementing and maintaining the five stages in the ITIL Service Lifecycle: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, and Continual Service Improvement required.


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

Roles & Responsibilities:

Coordinate with program/project stakeholders, IA staff, 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.

Develop corrective solutions and maintain associated documentation (to include required reports) as appropriate.

Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies, provide configuration management, and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.

Maintain day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of IS including security event log review and analysis.

Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls, determine controls applicable to the application, and document implementation in Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM).

Monitor cybersecurity compliance by performing periodic self-inspections, tests, and reviews of information systems to ensure that workstations/servers are operating as authorized/accredited and that conditions have not changed.

Preparation and maintenance of security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g., IA Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), SSP, MSSP, RAR, SCTM)

The ISSM is responsible for the Information Assurance (IA) program as stipulated by various US Government requirements including: National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DSS Authorization and Assessment Process Manual (DAAPM), and the Joint Special Access Implementation Guide (JSIG).


Core Requirements:

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.

Currently holds an active DoD Top 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 and system virtualization in Peer-to-peer, LAN & WAN networks.

Knowledge and experience with assessment and authorization requirements as outlined in the NISPOM Chapter 8, DAAPM, RMF, ICD 503, JSIG, NIST RMF & STIG and other USG IS/Security-related policies.

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

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


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