1+ months

Federal Information System Security Manager

Norfolk, VA 23510

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

We are seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) for a Fortune 500 company with nearly 90,000 employees worldwide. He/she will serve as a member of a global security team and will report to the Director of Security Strategy and Governance.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and supporting adherence to all aspects of a rigorous Risk Managed Framework (RMF) compliance program as stipulated by DFARS, internal Cybersecurity Control Standards and associated NIST publications. The ISSM is responsible for assisting the Federal CIO regarding IT and information system security issues by implementing common information system security practices, policies and technologies. Candidate will interface with multiple government agencies and provide support in developing proposals, responding to inquiries, and throughout the secure operation of federal projects. Additionally, candidate is required to be proficient in DFARS and Contractor Program Security functions, responsibilities, and disciplines that make up a strong Federal Security Program.

  • Maintain operational security posture for programs and information systems.

  • Information Security interface to government customer Designated Accrediting Authorities and Contracting Officers.

  • Participate in the system development lifecycle to ensure secure solutions are delivered.

  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies.

  • Provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.

  • Ensure proper measures are taken when a federal information security incident or vulnerability is discovered.

  • Assist IT in monitoring and resolving Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities on assigned Information Systems.

  • Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-171 controls, as well as document implementation in the Systems Security Plan.

  • Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure that all security controls applied to a system are implemented and functional.

  • Maintains awareness of upcoming customer / government driven changes and challenges and suggests approaches to meet those challenges.

  • Ensure development and implementation of applicable Federal information security education, training, and awareness activities.

  • Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding of RMF to include: NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-53, DFARS Clause 252.204-7012 and or FAR Clause 52.204-21.

  • Experience as an ISSO or ISSM on Federal Contracts.

  • Expert technical & operational knowledge of cyber technologies such as (SSO, MFA, Endpoint Protection, Encryption, DLP, Vulnerability Scanning Firewalls, IDS/IPS, AWS).

  • Excellent time & people management skills, ability to effectively manage a large volume of work.

  • Highly self-motivated and ability to work on multiple activities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to communicate in both written & verbal forms, technical matters in detail with subject matter expert engineers and then pivot to communicate into business, financial, or user experience perspectives for executive and non-technical audiences.

  • Ability to remain organized, pay attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years of experience in information security especially in a federal capacity.

  • Ability to influence and deliver a difficult message.

  • At least one relevant IT Security Certification (PMP, CISSP, SANS, CCSP, Security+, CISM, etc.).

  • Experienced at managing IT projects in a federal environment.

  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to lead meetings and present to large groups of technical and business personnel.

  • Performing effectively in a team environment and independently with minimal direction; self-motivated employee.

  • Previous MSSP experience is a plus (As employer or client).

  • Due to nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 228579BR

Additional Locations US - Albuquerque, NM - 201 Third St NW, US - Boise, ID - 400 South Broadway Avenue, US - Charleston, SC - 6355 Fain Street, US - Colorado Springs, CO - 2315 Briargate Parkway, US - Denver, CO - 8500 Pena Blvd, US - Houston, TX - 10550 Richmond Avenue, US - Jacksonville, FL, US - Norfolk, VA - 440 Monticello Ave, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave, US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune, US - Salt Lake City, UT - 756 East Winchester Street, US - San Antonio, TX - 112 Pecan Street, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, US - Tucson, AZ - 333 East Wetmore, US - Wichita, KS

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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