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Information System Security Manager (ISSM)

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700018064 Date posted 11/02/2017
Location Saint Louis Missouri United States
Job Description
The Boeing Company is looking for a highly motivated Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to join our Enterprise Government Cybersecurity team in St. Louis, MO. This role will require you to have strong project management and leadership skills, be collaborative, innovative, efficient, and highly productive with minimal direct supervision.

You will rely on their cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA) background to support Boeing customers in meeting Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG), Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) and National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) requirements.

The ISSM must have advanced knowledge and experience implementing Risk
Management Framework (RMF) within multiple domains supporting NISP, SAP and SCI customers. The successful ISSM must also be able to guide other stakeholders through effective communication and coordination in a manner that promotes employee involvement, prevents conflict and maintains direction.  This role requires effective communication to share information, promote morale, creativity and team building while empowering stakeholders to become more aware, self-reliant and engaged in the IA process.  Must be able to successfully collaborate and communicate with customers and other government representatives.

The candidate will:
  • Rely on their cybersecurity and technical background to perform security analysis of operational and development environments, threats, vulnerabilities and internal interfaces to define and assess compliance with accepted industry and government standards;
  • Contribute to the Authorization and Assessment (A&A) process under the Risk Managed Framework (RMF) for new and existing information systems, to include facilitating Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), Interconnection Security Agreements (ISA), Risk Acceptance Letters (RAL) and Continuous Monitoring (CONMON);
  • Conduct compliance review of operating systems (i.e., Windows, Linux, and Solaris) to governing requirements;
  • Assess test/analysis data to document state of compliance with security requirements;
  • Conduct risk assessments and investigations, execute appropriate risk mitigations, and oversee incident response activities.
  • Interface with the appropriate government customers, suppliers, and company personnel to implement protective mechanisms and to ensure understanding of and compliance with cybersecurity requirements.
Expectations for candidate include:
  • Communication Skills: The candidate should have demonstrated leadership qualities, strong verbal/written communication skills, communicate clearly at both one-on-one and group levels, communicate with team leaders, managers and internal employees in the decision-making process to obtain needed information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of resulting decisions.
  • Task Management Skills: The candidate is expected to proactively determine project or assignment requirements by breaking them down into tasks and identifying types of equipment, materials, and people needed. The candidate consistently and proactively identifies more critical and less critical activities and assignments and effectively adjust priorities when appropriate.
  • Team Coordination Skills:  The candidate is expected to set high expectations for oneself, has the courage to raise the bar continuously.  The candidate hold oneself and others accountable for continuous improvement and communicate expectations directly, openly and effectively. The candidate conveys sense of purpose and mission that motivates others, maintains direction, and balances big-picture concerns with day-to-day issues.  The candidate guide others in creating relevant options for addressing problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes.
  • Base of Knowledge Skills: The candidate must have complete knowledge of verification, validation, certification and qualification processes and procedures, including knowledge of current governing regulations and compliance requirements; advanced level of understanding and proficiency in the use of networking computing hardware and software applications; extensive knowledge of processes and tools needed to maintain, archive, and retrieve digital files; as it relates to cybersecurity, ability to read and understand contracts, Statements of Work (SoW), and DD-254s.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Security and Fire Protection

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

Basic Qualifications (Required):
  • Current Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance
  • Possess one of the following IAM Level 3 DoD 8140.01 (previously 8570.01) Certifications: CISM, CISSP, or GSLC
  • Experience implementing a Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Applicants must include the following on their resume: IAM Level certification, Security Clearance level, and SSBI adjudication date


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated advanced experience in developing and writing security plans and overseeing security awareness programs per the NISPOM, ICD-503 and JSIG guidelines.
  • Extensive experience in assessing and documenting test or analysis data to show compliance.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of processes and tools to maintain, archive, sanitize, and retrieve digital files.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge with relevant tools, systems, and applications to support RMF posture to include: SPLUNK, NESSUS/ACAS, DISA STIGs,  and HBSS.
  • Extensive experience with performing security compliance monitoring and security policy assessments/audits.
  • Demonstrated advanced ability to identify and assess security controls for the following Operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux.
  • Working knowledge of multiple security disciplines, such as physical security, document control, COMSEC, investigations, etc.


    Typical Education / Experience

    Technical bachelor's degree and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' or a PhD degree with typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

    This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (Note: A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)


    ***Position is contingent upon clearance verification and program / customer concurrence.***

    Experience Level
    Individual Contributor

    Job Type

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Contingent Upon Program Award


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