• Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)*

    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/14/2018 6:57 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a highly motivated Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). This person will perform the tasks of an Information Systems Security Manger (ISSM) for multiple Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) programs. Candidates must be knowledgeable of information technology and security principles. This is a multi-tasking environment that demands customer service, communication, and organizational skills. The candidate will support information system life cycle activities from rapidly establishing systems to support classified proposals, to scoping systems for new programs and preparing Risk Management Framework packages, to regular maintenance, support and upgrades of systems during program execution, to program close-out and de-certification activities.



    • Serve as Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) for classified computers in DoD and Intelligence Community computing environments.
    • Maintain day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of IS including security event log review and analysis.
    • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies.  Provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.
    • Design, develop, and recommend integrated security solutions for multiple classified IS with various operating systems.
    • Prepare and maintain security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g., IA SOP, SSP, RAR, SCTM) including participation in system categorization.
    • Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of IS security education, awareness, and training activities for users and others, as appropriate.
    • Apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to classified computing environments.
    • Investigate security incidents to include data spills, data integrity incidents, and malicious code incidents.
    • 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 reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.
    • Provide support to other cybersecurity personnel for maintaining appropriate operation information assurance (IA) posture for programs.
    • Collaborate with other IAI offices to ensure continuity of secure systems operation.


    • Experience as an ISSM implementing ICD 503, and/or JSIG IS requirements.
    • Have or obtain CISSP certification per DoD Directive 8570.1 within 6 months upon being hired.
    • Be technically familiar with current MS Windows and Linux operating systems.
    • Previous experience working as a security professional in a SAP/SCI environment
    • Familiarity conducting vulnerability scans.
    • Familiarity with the Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG) and Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Strong team player.
    • Travel to other corporate sites may be required on an as-needed basis.



    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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