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Information System Security Manager (ISSM) Level 2

System Security | Ft. Meade, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight enhances the ability of federal government customers to preserve national security, deliver justice and serve the public with advanced technologies and quality analysis. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest end-to-end cloud infrastructure, big data and cyber capabilities. Our expertise in cross-domain and boundary solutions, network analytics, DevOps and low-to-high development is unique in our industry. We develop and deliver innovative products and applications that are deployed in highly sensitive customer environments and have broad applications for federal missions.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

As the Information System Security Manager (ISSM), you will:

  • Perform requirements gathering and analysis of said requirements
  • Perform functional analysis to identify required tasks and their interrelationships
  • Identify and map current security infrastructure as a foundation to define future programs
  • Collaborate with engineers on systems integration efforts
  • Plan and coordinate implementation of IT security programs and policies
  • Analyze user needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements
  • Gather and organize technical information about an organization’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the multi-level security arena
  • Perform functional allocation and identify resources required for each task
  • Perform risk analysis that also includes risk assessment
  • Enable Government planning, coordination, and oversight of organizational implementation of information security services
  • Enable design and implementation of future IT systems and related security
  • Assist Program Managers with administrative and technical oversight with specific program's within the portfolio
  • Facilitate issue resolution through integrated product teams and Technical Exchange Meetings (TEM)
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
  • Provide daily oversight and direction to contractor ISSOs
  • Oversee efforts of engineering staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements
  • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required Cybersecurity objectives
  • Serve as the Program's ISSM
  • Enable the Government with the development and implementation of IT security services
  • Collaborate with engineers on systems integration and life cycle requirements
  • Advise Program Managers on administrative and technical oversight matters in regards to portfolio programs

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph Clearance
  • Compliance with DoD 8570.01-M with a minimum certification of IAM Level II is required.
  • Ten (10) years of work-related experience in the field of security authorization is required.
  • Experience in the following areas is required: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; or encryption tools and techniques.
  • Familiarity with commercial security products, security authorization techniques, security incident management, and PKI and authorization services.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or IT Engineering is required. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an additional four (4) years of work-related experience may be substituted.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.