Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Hill Afb, UT 84056

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Overview is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join our team at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. This role is funded on our new 18-year contract supporting the Air Force Nuclear Weapon Center. The selected applicant will be an integral player in the cyber security team's work to deliver world-class capabilities for our client and their associated contractors, drive productivity, and foster innovation. As part of the cyber security team, the selected applicant will work closely with the cyber security Information Systems Security Managers (ISSM) in support of various ICBM weapon subsystems and supporting IT systems by adhering to the Risk Management Framework (RMF). This includes system categorization and control identification, implementation, and assessment. This position supports cyber security efforts throughout the RMF for one or more assigned programs(s) to include the development of System Security Plans, development and resolution of Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), assessing and auditing systems security controls, and monitoring of corrective actions. The position provides the opportunity to develop and hone communication and customer relationship skills while working with a close-knit, fun-loving team of other cyber security professionals. The successful candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with the desire to make a difference. What you will do Serves as cyber security technical advisor, consultant, and primary point of contact to the Authorizing Official (AO), Program Manager (PM), and Information System Owner (ISO) Fulfills the ISSM responsibilities defined in DoD Instructions 8500.01 and 8510.01, AFI17-101 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for the Air Force Information Technology (IT), and the “DoD Program Manager’s Guidebook for Integrating the cyber security Risk Management Framework (RMF) into the System Acquisition Lifecycle” Ensure cyber security is integrated throughout the lifecycle of IT systems; this includes the development and review of cybersecurity-related artifacts, including System Security Plans, Cyber Security Strategies, cyber security Impact Assessments, policies, plans, and procedures Perform or review Security Impact Assessments for configuration changes and facilitate approval or disapproval of changes with the AO and PM Support, coordinate, and continuously monitor system security posture and ensure adverse events are formally handled and reported to the AO Provide mentoring and leadership to supporting ISSOs What you need to have Clearance: Must possess an active Secret Clearance AND be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance BA/BS degree with 8+ years of experience, or; Advanced Degree (MA/MS) with 6+ years of experience, or; PhD with 3+ years of experience Previous experience as an ISSM using RMF (or DIACAP) or strong experience as an ISSO and now ready to assume ISSM responsibilities. CISSP or equivalent certification per DoD Directive 8570.1 or ability to obtain such within 6 months of being hired. Experience or knowledge of cybersecurity, networks, system components, system protocols, COTS technology, and software development. Experience developing external customer relationships and ability to communicate cybersecurity concepts and requirements with senior leaders. Effective organizational, time management, and communications skills (written and verbal). What we'd like you to have Top Secret clearance is preferred. Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF). Experience supporting programs that require adherence to the Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide. Experience as ISSO/ISSM, cyber security assessments, and risk and control assessments. General understanding of computer networks, hardware, databases, applications, security components, computer operations, and operating system maintenance. Understanding of the DoD environment and familiarity with the DoD Acquisition System. The ability to mediate differing perspectives and develop consensus relating to cybersecurity principles and regulations; ability to build bridges across organizational boundaries, and the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical leaders across large complex organizations. About delivers AI-powered analytics and cyber engineering solutions to support mission-critical operations and decision-making in complex, real-world environments.’s customers, which include the US Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, the US Federal Government, as well as customers in manufacturing, healthcare, commercial space, and other sectors, rely on’s solutions to see and shape their world through reliable, predictive insights and goal-oriented advice. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, is a global, public company traded on the NYSE under the symbol BBAI. 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