Information System Security Manager (ISSM) - Bolling AFB - TS/SCI Clearance required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ68048

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an Information System Security Manager (ISSM) whose primary function will be to manage and work with Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DOD), Headquarters United States Air Force, and GDIT operations.  The position will provide leadership for day-to-day direct end user support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Special Assess Program (SAP) networks.  This position will be located at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB).

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • You will establishes, documents, and monitors security programs while overseeing the implementation plans, and ensuring compliance with DOE management policies. 
  • Candidates must possess a working knowledge of cyber security policies and technical cyber security protection measures.
  • You will also serve as the authorizing officer for all cyber security issues.
  • You will conduct periodic scans to verify networks and systems are appropriately baselined with tested and approved system and application patches, hotfixes and updates.
  • Continually evaluate the security posture of all networks and systems, including making recommendations for implementing new security controls as new threats and vulnerabilities are discovered.
  • Create, log and control all customer requests and transactions for data transfers between systems (e.g. Compact Disks (CD) and other high-capacity media, scanning documents, etc.).
  • Ensure the following activities are required and completed on a periodic basis (e.g. ensuring data is backed up, account management (deactivate unused accounts and validate user access rights), participate in the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Evaluate all new software and hardware products for potential security flaws and risks.
  • Immediately notify the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) of all security-relevant issues, findings and potential risks associated with any Information System (IS).
  • Periodically review and analyze audit logs for system deficiencies and anomalies using audit reduction tools.
  • Prepare, update and maintain RMF documentation such as, but not limited to, Authorization to Operate (ATO) packages, System Security Plans (SSP), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), Security Control Traceability Matrixes (SCTM) and Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) for all networks and systems.
  • Provide Configuration Management (CM) for IS security software, hardware, firmware and coordinating changes and modifications with the ISSM, SCA and Authorizing Official (AO).
  • Work closely with Security Control Assessors (SCA) to determine effectiveness of current security controls and a path forward to implement future security controls, where potential weaknesses might exist.


  • 8+ years of related technical experience.
  • Firm understanding of the following:
    • DoD 8500.1-M.
    • Experience with DoD Special Access Programs (SAP). DESIRED
    • Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG). 
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53.
    • Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Auditing.


  • One of the following Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 for Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 3 certifications:
    • CASP CE
    • CISA
    • CISSP (or Associate)
    • GCED
    • GCIH
  • Computer Environment (CE) from an OS (e.g. Microsoft, Cisco, etc.).
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS).
  • Host Based Security System (HBSS).

Physical Requirements:

  • You must be able to move audio, visual, computing, and accessories weighing up to 60 pounds throughout organizational office spaces within the facility.
  • You will occasionally ascend/descend ladders for the purpose of accessing and servicing connected infrastructure such as cables and equipment in overhead spaces within the facility.
  • Constantly positions self to maintain audio, visual, computing, and accessories including under desks and other confined spaces within the facility.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Desired).
  • 4 years or equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS (SCI & SAP eligibility required); an active TS/SCI clearance is desired.  Subject to a Counterintelligence (CI) polygraph.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.