Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) II

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Information Security
Dayton, Ohio
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Assurance

Information Security

Network Security

Security Requirements

Systems Security

REQ#: RQ166911
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Information Security Analyst Advisor

ISSM II: The ISSM’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

Performance shall include:

  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructures.

  • Perform analysis of network security, based upon the RMF or JAFAN authorization process; advise customer on IT assessment and authorization issues.

  • Perform risk assessments and make recommendations to customers.

  • Advise government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes.

  • Evaluate assessment documentation and provide written recommendations for authorization to government PM’s.

  • Periodically review system security to accommodate changes to policy or technology.

  • Develop and maintain a formal Information Systems Security Program

  • Ensure that all IAOs, network administrators, and other AIS personnel receive the necessary technical and security training to carry out their duties.

  • Develop, review, endorse, and recommend action by the AO or DAO of system assessment documentation.

  • Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing system memory, media, and output.

  • Conduct assessment tests that include verification that the features and assurances required for each protection level are functional.

  • Maintain a repository for all system authorization documentation and modifications.

  • Coordinate AIS security inspections, tests, and reviews

  • Develop policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents.

  • Ensure proper protection or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered within a system.

  • Ensure that data ownership and responsibilities are established for each AIS, to include accountability, access rights, and special handling requirements.

  • Ensure development and implementation of an information security education, training, and awareness program, to include attending, monitoring, and presenting local AIS security training.

  • Ensure that security assessments are completed and documented.

  • Evaluate threats and vulnerabilities to ascertain whether additional safeguards are needed.

  • Assess changes in the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the authorization.

  • Ensure that authorization is accomplished on each AIS.

  • Review AIS assessment plans

  • Conduct periodic assessments of the security posture of the AIS.

  • Ensure configuration management (CM) for security-relevant AIS software, hardware, and firmware are properly documented.

  • Ensure that system recovery processes are monitored to ensure that security features and procedures are properly restored.

  • Ensure all AIS authorization documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.

  • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle.

  • Participate in self-inspections; identify security discrepancies and report security incidents.

  • Coordinate all technical security issues outside of area of expertise or responsibility with SSE.

  • Provide expert research and analysis in support of expanding programs and area of responsibility.

  • Perform file transfers between local systems to storage devices.

  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and quality assurance for Team Members


  • 7 - 9 years related experience

  • SAP experience required


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4 years)


  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for IAT Lvl II or IAM Lvl II within 6 months of the date of hire.

Other Requirements:

  • Current Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with current security policy/manuals Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision.

  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications.

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

7 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.