Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Colorado Springs, CO |Full Time
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Position Description

Spire Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a talented Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields. Spire provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, and advanced manufacturing solutions.

The Information System Security Manager (ISSM) will be responsible for executing the Collateral Classified Information System Program and serve as the Information System Security Officer (ISSO). The ISSM’s primary duties will consist of managing the day-to-day compliance of our classified information systems by:

  • Coordinates implementation requirements and procedures with classified IS stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the assigned DCSA Security Control Assessor (SCA) for any change that may greatly impact the security posture of the system.
  • Oversee development and management POA&Ms as well as mitigation plans for systems with identified weaknesses or deficiencies.
  • The ISSM develops, monitors, and reports the accomplishment of information security goals and objectives by quantifying the implementation, efficiency, and effectiveness of security controls.
  • ISSM/O communicates with DCSA, Customers, or other Spire/Dynetics sites about current threats to maintain cross-organizational awareness of threats associated with information systems.
  • Review Continuous Monitoring reports
  • Correlates ConMon checks and assessment procedures (e.g., ISSO checklists) following each security control assessment to identify anomalies and indicators of increased risk or malicious activities.
  • Auditing information systems to ensure compliance with security policies and procedures while reporting any discrepancies to the ISSM or FSO.
  • Managing user access and conducting user briefings as required.
  • Assisting in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) authorization process by developing and maintaining artifacts for the IS Body of Evidence (BoE).
  • Ensuring Configuration Management (CM) of all associated hardware, software, and security relevant functions is maintained and documented.
  • Assisting with sanitization and release of hardware in accordance with security policies or Authorizing Official (AO) guidance.
  • Testing/evaluation and application of required technical security controls including performing certification tests and periodic inspections of information systems.
  • Assisting with classified spills/incident response or other security-related incidents.

Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5+ years of applicable ISSM or ISSO experience is required.
  • Candidate must demonstrate experience interpreting and applying government security regulations such as NISPOM, JSIG, ICDs to information systems while performing basic troubleshooting methods, risk management, and information system security principles on a routine basis.
  • Experience with executing Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities and classified system requirements.
  • Candidate with IT (Windows, Linux) and/or security related certifications (Security+ CE, CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) is required.
  • Candidate will be required to obtain an approved DoDD 8140 (DoD 8570.01) IAM
  • Level III IAM certification within six months of hire date.
  • Experience with security configurations across multiple operating systems in various environments, to include Windows, Linux, UNIX, utilizing Active Directory/Group Policy, Centrify, etc. is required.
  • Candidate must be highly organized and self-motivated with excellent documentation skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Candidate should be able to communicate effectively with customers and team members at all levels.
  • Candidate must be a resident of the Colorado Springs, CO area or willing to relocate to the Colorado Springs area.

In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the hourly range for this role is $35/hr to $74/hr; however, Dynetics considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Other Qualifications

Additional qualifications that will be considered are:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management or Cybersecurity related field is desired.
  • Experience with executing Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities and classified system requirements.

Benefit Information:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • HSA / FSA 
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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