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Assistant Information Security Manager


Security Services

The Security Services Department's overall mission is to ensure a safe and secure environment and protect MIT Lincoln Laboratory at all facilities in which staff members perform their mission of research and development. To accomplish this mission, this department formulates and implements policies, plans, and actions designed to protect facilities against threats of vandalism, accidental destruction, and sabotage; and safeguards personnel, classified and unclassified information systems, personal identifiable information, property, and other assets from exploitation and recruitment by foreign intelligence agencies.

 

Assistant Manager – Collateral Information Systems Security

The Security Services Department's overall mission is to ensure a safe and secure environment and protect MIT Lincoln Laboratory at all facilities in which staff members perform their mission of research and development.  To accomplish this mission, this department formulates and implements policies, plans, and actions designed to protect facilities against threats of vandalism, accidental destruction, and sabotage; and safeguards personnel, classified and unclassified information systems, personal identifiable information, property, and other assets from exploitation and recruitment by foreign intelligence agencies.

The Assistant Manager - Information Security - Collateral Information Systems reports directly to the Laboratory's Information Security Manager (ISM).  This position serves as the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) for Laboratory Classified Collateral Information Systems in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program Operations Manual (NISPOM).

 

This position is responsible for leading, coordinating and providing daily work direction for a large team of Division ISSMs and Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) assigned to the Security Services Department in support of Collateral program efforts.  The candidate will assist in developing and conducting security education programs for the Laboratory's user community.  The position is responsible for overseeing the Authorization, deployment and maintenance of classified computer systems, including the implementation of various government security requirements. Experience with a wide variety of operating system platforms, applications, as well as network and systems architecture is essential for the candidate to be successful in this position.

 

The position directly supports the information system inspection and review program to assess the security posture of DoD information systems and oversee implementation of corrective actions and technological upgrades.  The position facilitates and oversees the classified systems certification and accreditation / authorization process in accordance with the appropriate regulatory guidance, and coordinates the proper de-certification of classified information systems and media.  The position requires the coordination and participation in the investigation and mitigation of information system contaminations and other incidents as necessary.  The candidate will have oversight of configuration, maintenance and accreditation activities of the Laboratory's SIPRNET environment, and be responsible for Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) readiness preparations.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field and 7 or more years of IT security and leadership experience in DoD Industrial Security is required
  • Technical experience and skills, course work completed toward a degree, and industry IT certifications may be considered substitutes for education and DoD security experience
  • The candidate will be required to obtain a CISSP or CISM certification within 6 months of assuming the position.Other industry technical certifications are also desirable
  • A demonstrated working knowledge and technical experience with NISPOM and the Defense Security Services (DSS) Assessmentand Authorization Manual (DAAPM) is a requirement
  • Experience with audit log analysis and aggregation tools (native tools, Splunk, CornerBowl), as well as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools (QRadar, Splunk, SecureVue, etc.)
  • Experience with enhanced DoD security controls for government networks including the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host-Based Security System (HBSS), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), and Secure Host baseline (SHB)
  • Experience working with various DoD agencies including Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC), Defense Security Service (DSS), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and USCYBERCOM is highly desired
  • Familiar with various other information security frameworks, including: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-series Special Publications, Director of Central Intelligence Directives (DCID), Joint Air Force-Army-Navy (JAFAN), Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, the Joint Sap Implementation Guide (JSIG),
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • A demonstrated understanding of information assurance and information security principals is required
  • Previous supervisory experience required
  • Experience with developing of policies and procedures is required
  • Demonstrated capabilities in presenting ideas written and orally are required
  • Local as well as some overnight travel will be required
  • The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information, including compartmented programs
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a government (DoD) security clearance is required

 

Requisition ID: 25421 

For Benefits Information, click http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

Company
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Posted
09/17/2018
Type
Full time
Location
MA, US