Information System Security Manager (ISSM) - Riverside Research Lexington, Massachusetts, United States Bookmark Share Print 118 0 0

Listing Description

Job Number: 1116

Riverside Research is seeking an Information System Security Manager to administer Riverside Research’s Collateral programs, to include Assessment & Authorization (A&A) requirements. This position functions as an ISSM, responsible for the development and oversight of a comprehensive information security program as identified in applicable customer requirements to include NISPOM, ICD 503/CNSSI 1253, DFARS, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, etc.


All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain A&A packages, System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports (RARs), Security Controls Traceability Matrices (SCTMs) and Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) for assigned classified systems

  • Establish and administer appropriate security systems, policies, standards, and procedures in compliance with applicable government and corporate directives, guidelines, and contractual obligations

  • Conduct analysis and assessment of the security control assessment guidance, procedures, and templates, ensuring correct and uniform implementation of the new RMF based assessment processes

  • Configure and validate information system compliance using DISA STIGs, SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) and STIG Viewer

  • Conduct regular audits/CM in accordance with government customer requirements

  • Provide technical and professional leadership to support personnel, provide oversight for assigned classified system compliance and conduct self-assessments at multiple Riverside Research offices

  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware and firmware

  • Investigate information system security violations and prepare reports with corrective actions and preventative measures.

  • Make recommendations regarding tools, trend analysis and applicable network countermeasures

  • Interfaces directly with DCSA or other DoD entities to conduct Information System security inspections, tests, and reviews

  • Guarantee system security requirements are addressed during all phases of system life cycle

  • Ensures system security assessments and audits are completed and documented

  • Certify that all Information System authorization documentation is current and accessible to authorized individuals

  • Supervisor/mentor Information System Security Officers.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance

  • Education and Experience (preferably as an ISSO/ISSM/IAM):

    • Master’s degree with five (5) years' relevant experience, or

    • Bachelor's degree with seven (7) years' relevant experience, or

    • without a degree, ten (10) years of information assurance experience

  • Experience with NIST 800-53 and Risk Management Framework (RMF) based accreditations

  • Experience to include working in a classified environment consisting of Collateral, SCI and/or SAP

  • Knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows, Linux)

  • Experience developing standard operating procedures and system security plans

  • Certification Requirements: Current DoD 8570.1-M IAM Level 1 certification required.

  • Self-motivated and possess good written, verbal, listening and presentation skills

  • Strong customer service, leadership and team building skills

  • Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask


Desired Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • Experience with DCSA (NISPOM/DAAPM) preferred.

  • Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) and STIG Viewer preferred.


Listing Details

  • Citizenship: Not Provided
  • Incentives: Not Provided


  • Education: Not Provided
  • Travel: Not Provided
  • Telework: Not Provided

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