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Adaptive Optics Associates-Xinetics (AOA Xinetics), a wholly-owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. Overview Reporting to the Information Technology Manager, the Staff Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) will join our team of qualified, diverse security professionals that support a wide range of systems and programs to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of key infrastructure for multiple Department of Defense (DoD) programs. You must be knowledgeable of information technology and security principles. This is a dynamic, highly technical, multi-tasking environment that demands above average customer service, communication and organizational skills. Responsibilities:Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information systems security program for assigned programs in compliance with National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM) Risk Management Framework (RMF). Design, develop, and recommend integrated security solutions for multiple classified information systems (IS) with various operating systems Prepare and maintain security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g., Information Assurance Standard Operating Procedure (IA SOP), System Security Plan (SSP), Secure Content and Threat Management (SCTM), Approval to Operate (ATO) including participation in system categorization Create required Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) as mandated by the Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA) as a corrective action plan for tracking and planning the resolution of information security weaknesses Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of IS security education, awareness, and training activities for users and others, as appropriate Apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to special programs classified computing environments. Investigate security incidents to include data spills, data integrity incidents, and malicious code incidents Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies, provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional Provide support to other cybersecurity personnel for maintaining appropriate operation information assurance (IA) posture for program Basic Qualifications:Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Criminal Justice or Engineering ---An additional 4 years of experience as an ISSO or ISSM in a Defense Contractor/Subcontractor COMSEC/NSI environment may be substituted in lieu of degree Experience implementing DSS/ISFO/ODAA processes including NISPOM Chapter 8, DIACAP/NIST RMF, JAFAN 6/3, DCID 6/3, ICD 503 and/or JSIG DoD Directive 8570.1 IAM Level I or higher certification -- CISSP Certification preferred Experience administering the system functions including security policies and account management of Microsoft Windows and Server as well as Linux/Unix-based systems Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, demonstrate excellent problem solving abilities, be well organized, flexible, and self-motivated Familiarity conducting vulnerability scans Experience conducting security analysis to include security categorizations and risk assessments Advanced Microsoft Office skills US Citizenship is a requirement for employment Active Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain SCI clearances Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree CompTIA Security+ Certification SCI or SAP caveat cleared Physical Requirements: 10 - 20% domestic travel Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.