Information System Security Manager (ISSM)

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/30/2023 8:44 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $121,400.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $194,200.00/Yr.


Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to support U.S. Navy afloat and ashore programs.  You will provide system engineering and technical assistance support in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.


The ISSM (information Systems Security Manager) will have Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience. The candidate's primary responsibility will be to perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and cybersecurity to obtain and maintain Authorizations to Operate (ATO) for U.S. Navy afloat and ashore systems. Lifecycle cybersecurity support of US Navy systems, which includes, but is not limited to the following duties:

  1. Conducting risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs
  2. Developing, updating, and/or reviewing system RMF documentation to include Security Plans, Implementation Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and Risk Assessment Reports
  3. Providing solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge
  4. Assessing system compliance against NIST, DoD, and Navy security requirements to include the NIST 800-53 controls and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs)
  5. Coordinating with other system SMEs to identify and develop authorization boundary diagrams, architecture diagrams, and hardware and software inventories
  6. Working with system administrators, engineers, and developers to update system/site policies, procedures, and process guides
  7. Producing evidence as necessary to support compliance status of NIST, DoD, and Navy security requirements
  8. Maintaining awareness and knowledge of evolving security and risk management standards and communicate and apply relevant changes to existing processes
  9. Attending and participating in regular A&A status meetings to facilitate progress and address potential issues of RMF system efforts
  10. Actively participating in working group meetings to identify, plan, and execute strategies in response to emerging cybersecurity/RMF policies


The ISSM will need:


Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or Engineering related field.

 3+ years of professional experience in cybersecurity 

CompTIA Security+ certified required. CISSP certified is a plus.

Candidate must have a active DoD clearance, or the ability to obtain one.


Demonstrated experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF); experience within DoD a plus. 

Experience with eMASS. 

Experience with vulnerability analysis tools,  Assured Compliance. Assessment Solution (ACAS), and Host Based Security System (HBSS).

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Basic Technical writing ability.

Experience leading a team through a technical project a plus.



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At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


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