Network Administrator / Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Network, Systems, Security, EIS, IT, Software, Hardware, Configuration Management, System, Development, SDLC, ISO, Interface, Analyst, Cisco, Linux, UNIX, Windows, CCNA
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

The Network Administrator / Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for conducting Network Security activities throughout the acquisition life cycle ensuring the highest quality of Cyber security/Information Assurance (IA) solutions for SNC and supported customers. The position's primary focus is ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of networked systems. The position closely collaborates with the system owners, administrators, engineers, and program managers to ensure cyber security controls are effectively implemented throughout the system life cycle. The Network Admin is a vital contributor within SNC's highly dynamic and fast-paced environment.

At SNC's Electronic & Information Systems (EIS) team we bring together technology and innovation to develop, produce and manufacture a range of products from automated landing systems and precision approach systems for aircraft carriers to electronic warfare and translation systems. Our solutions are affordable and high impact for our customers' challenging requirements. We take great pride in the quality of work we do, supporting our mission to help keep our country, our allies and our deployed personnel safe. Learn more about EIS

  • Lead Network Security and Cyber security/IA efforts by establishing or validating the system boundary in describing the IS, its functions, information types operating environments, and security requirements
  • Team with SNC, customer, partner, and Authorization Officials (AO) to prepare systems for Assessment & Authorization (A&A) in accordance with established NISPOM, RMF for DOD IT, ICD 503, JSIG & NIST guidelines
  • Create and Maintain A&A/RMF documentation: Security Plan, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Software/Hardware Inventory, Network diagrams, INFOSEC Policies and Procedures, Risk Assessment Report, Security Assessment Plan and Report; Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, and Configuration Management
  • Capture and refine cyber security requirements and ensure that the requirements are effectively integrated into information systems throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Employ best practices when implementing security requirements within systems including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques
  • Conduct security control assessments; review the adequacy of the security controls and their ability to protect the system and its information; tailor the security controls to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate the system security related activities with ISO's, ISSM's and CCP's
  • Represent IA in the configuration management process; provide guidance in any acquisition/development activities that impact system security
  • Plan and conduct annual and/or ad hoc vulnerability scanning and security control assessments at customer sites to ensure compliance with Authorizing Official requirements (Continuous monitoring)
  • Participate in proposal efforts containing Cyber security/IA-related SOW/tasks to address scope, capability, cost, schedule, and resources
  • Read, interpret, and implement Cyber security/IA regulations and requirements; develop and maintain managerial, operational, and technical Cyber security/IA skillset
  • Collaborate with security managers (both corporate and local), other SSE's and SSM's to define, improve, implement and maintain information security policies, strategies, and procedures
  • Support Corporate-wide Security initiatives
  • Interface with company and customer staff at all levels
  • Periodic travel to SNC, customer and partner facilities in support of programs
  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours or longer as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Must haves:
  • Requires a BS in related field. Relevant work experience as a Network Analyst, Systems Analyst or related experience may substitute for required education.
  • DoD 8570/8140 compliant: Security+, Cisco and/or other equivalent certification (desired). VMware, Microsoft, Linux, or other technical certifications a plus
  • Experience in supporting Network Infrastructure within a classified environment
  • Experience with the following tools: Splunk or ELK, SCAP / SCC, ACAS / Nessus, HBSS, eMASS or Xacta (desired)
  • Knowledge of technical standards relating to systems security; experience administering UNIX, Linux, and Windows operating systems, experience with large-scale server systems, thin client architecture, system virtualization and other related peripherals
  • Experience with A&A requirements as outlined in the NISPOM, RMF for DOD, ICD 503, JSIG & NIST RMF
  • Complete/thorough understanding of US Government Cybersecurity policies
  • Ability to balance cybersecurity requirements with SNC's mission, goals, and culture
  • Strong communication skills, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills; self-motivated with ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects; ability to work with people in a team environment and deal effectively with changing project priorities
  • Ability to manage time, make sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems and provide focused solutions
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • An active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance required . Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

  • CCNA certification

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

* SNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position


This position requires an active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.s may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

Dice Id : 10120548
Position Id : 3625_82040019
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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