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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • Must have experience with DOD security processes and procedures or an equivalent regulatory environment and/or military training.
  • Must have a complete understanding of NISPOM, DAAPM, JSIG, and COMSEC.
  • Must possess the ability to identify issues and develop solutions to a variety of problems.
  • Strong communication, computer, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to initiate and plan projects, and analyze and interpret data.
  • The ability to produce appropriate clear, concise and detailed documentation.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team.
  • Proficiency with eMASS
  • Possess CISSP or Security+ certifications.
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly level clearance is required.


A dynamic, well organized and highly motivated individual with prior relevant experience to serve as the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to ensure full-scope program support and compliance in the Basking Ridge, NJ area. The ISSM establishes, documents, and monitors the companys cyber security program implementation plan, and ensures compliance withDoD policies.Candidates must possess aworking knowledge of cyber security policies and technical cyber security protection measures. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain a formal IS security program and policies for their assigned area of responsibility;
  • Provide technical and procedural Information System (IS) Security advice to engineering team and senior management regarding the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.
  • Establish and maintain computer systems and networks for classified processing; responsible for administration, maintenance, and security auditing.
  • Develop and oversee operational information systems security implementation policy and guidelines;
  • Oversee ISSOs to ensure they follow established IS policies and procedures;
  • Assume ISSO responsibilities in the absence of the ISSO; maintain required IA certifications;
  • Ensure System Administrators (SA) monitor credible threat intelligent sources that provide warnings of system vulnerabilities or ongoing attacks
  • Ensure all ISSOs receive the necessary technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) to carry out their duties;
  • Ensure approved procedures are used for sanitizing and releasing system components and media;
  • Maintain a repository using eMASS with all security authorizations for IS under their purview;
  • Coordinate IS security inspections, tests, and reviews;
  • Ensure proper measures are taken when an IS incident or vulnerability is discovered;
  • Ensure data ownership and responsibilities are established for each IS, and specific requirements (to include accountability, access and special handling requirements) are enforced;
  • Ensure development and implementation of an effective IS security education, training, and awareness program;
  • Ensure Configuration Management policies and procedures for authorizing the use of hardware/software on an IS are followed. Any additions, changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware must be coordinated with the appropriate AO prior to the addition, change or modification;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures;
  • Manage, maintain, and execute the information security continuous monitoring plan;
  • Ensure a record is maintained of all security-related vulnerabilities and ensure serious or unresolved violations are reported to the AO/DAO; and Assess changes to the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the security authorization


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-15 Expires: 2021-07-15

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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