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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
Title:Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
Job ID:18-075-007
Location:Herndon/Reston, VA
Keywords:DoD, Information Security, Network Engineering & Support (IP), SATCOM, SCIF
Clearance Req'd:TS/SCI


The Information Systems Security Manager manages the Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Facility, Communications Security (COMSEC) for secure facilities and two Network Operations Centers (NOC). Supports Facility Security Officer in daily security responsibilities. Requires active TS/SCI or higher. May consider a candidate with a TS clearance with SCI eligibility.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or four years related ISSM experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot IT related/network problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive process improvement/continually improve service/reduce cost
  • Knowledge of IPA Certification process
  • Knowledge of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility management
  • Possess general knowledge of DCID 6/3, ICD-503 and NISPOM regulations
  • Understanding of networking technologies and best practices as the Communication Security (COMSEC) Custodian/Manager
  • COMSEC troubleshooting skills with common devices
  • Ability to identify security vulnerabilities and provide guidance on mitigating risks
  • Ability to configure access controls that enables dissemination of required information and removing access when required
  • Knowledge in the following areas:
    • Familiarity with NIST SP800-53 and/or CNSSI 1253
    • Experience running security scanning tools and interpreting the results
    • Knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery processes
  • Records keeping and maintaining logs of incoming/outgoing items introduced to the SCIF and those items leaving the SCIF

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides operations/maintenance of IT systems, supporting local users
    • Desktop and laptop installation and problem resolution
    • Assists customers and provides solution to user’scomputer problems
  • Manages the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility
    • Provides oversight, policy, procedure development and related functions in compliance with the DCID 6/3, ICD-503 and NISPOM
    • Manages SSP and Annual Security Self Inspections
    • Manages Communication Security equipment and documentation
    • Configures computer security settings
    • Maintains accurate hardware and software inventory
    • Initiates application of software patches and antivirus definition updates
    • Rekeys STEs
  • Maintains written logs documenting operations and maintenance activities performed on the computer system/support end-users
  • Maintains desktop computers, computer security policies and technical administrative controls
    • ​​​​​​​Complies with DCID 6/3, ICD-503 and NISPOM regulations
    • Develops computer system security documentation
    • Develops and conduct certification tests
    • Reviews and interpret system audit logs
  • Maintains SCI applications for IPA certifications
  • Maintains SCI logs for all incoming outgoing equipment and materials
  • Serves as the COMSEC/CRYPTO equipment manager
  • Makes employee badges for classified areas
  • Provides document control numbers, inventories all items in coming and out going from the classified rooms
  • Maintains and updates SPPs and other SCIF documentation
  • Maintains PKI certs, CWAN email and CWAN accounts support
  • Supports classified meetings
  • Possible 10% travel -available for occasional after-hours assistance


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