Information System Security Manager (ISSM)

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:21-010
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 02/02/2021
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 03343-03345 Security Management
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.

We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company.

Kratos currently has a career opportunity for an Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in Chantilly, VA and potentially surrounding Kratos Offices. The Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) will support information system life cycle activities from scoping systems for new programs and preparing Risk Management Framework packages, to reviewing regular maintenance, support and upgrades of systems during program execution, to program close-out and de-certification activities. Maintain day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of Information Systems (IS) including security event log review and analysis, end user account audits, etc.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies. Provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system
  • Conduct internal vulnerability assessments of the IS to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional
  • Draft and/or prepare and maintain security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g., IA SOP, SSP, RAR, test results)
  • Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls and determine which controls are applicable to the system, as well as document implementation in applicable policies and eMASS test results 
  • Maintains awareness of upcoming customer / government driven changes and challenges and suggests approaches to meet those challenges
  • Responsibilities also include those listed in DAAPM 2.0 Section 3.6 Information System Security Manager (ISSM)
  • Manage System Administrator and ISSO activities

Experience and Skills

Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree required, related degree preferred. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and creating a RMF System Security Plan in the enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).
  • Experience with various information system security assessment/hardening tools - SCAP Compliance Checker, STIG Viewer, ACAS/Nessus, etc.
  • Able to initiate communication with Kratos management and Government agencies for support and/or compliance requirements.
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate independently without supervision.
  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills and attire along with the ability to provide face-to-face customer support are required.
  • More than 5 years of related information systems security experience in a security environment with demonstrated knowledge of classified IS operation.
  • Current/active DoD 8570.1M Professional Certification is required. Security+ certification or equivalent is a minimum with the ability to obtain an IAM level II.

Desired Qualifications:

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Advanced experience in Windows 7/10 and Red Hat or CentOS operating systems, specifically, as it relates to implementing security controls and auditing of the Operating Systems
  • Experience preparing for/leading inspections conducted by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (formerly DSS).

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

A REVIEW OF THIS CLASSIFICATION HAS EXCLUDED THE MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE CLASSIFICATION THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNDAMENTAL JOB JUTIES. ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB PROFICIENTLY. THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE THE MINIMUM LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefit! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies, or recruiters. Kratos is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

 

Salary Range $100k-$170k per year

Benefits:
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
• Life Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• 401k
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Paid Time Off
• Education Assistance Program