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Information System Security Manager

Job ID: 2214167
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber GRC
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC currently has a career opportunity for an Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in San Diego, California

The Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) will support information system life cycle activities from scoping systems for new programs and preparing Risk Management Framework packages, to reviewing regular maintenance, support and upgrades of systems during program execution, to program close-out and de-certification activities. Maintain day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of Information Systems (IS) including security event log review and analysis, end user account audits, etc.

  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies. Provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.
  • Conduct internal vulnerability assessments of the IS to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.
  • Draft and/or prepare and maintain security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g., IA SOP, SSP, RAR, SCTM).
  • Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls and determine which controls are applicable to the application, as well as document implementation in Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM). 
  • Maintains awareness of upcoming customer / government driven changes and challenges and suggests approaches to meet those challenges.
  • Monitor system administration activities.


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have a Top Secret Clearance with the ablitity to obtain and or maintain a TS/SCI.
  • Bachelors Degree and nine (9) years of experience; Masters and seven (7) years of experience; or  PhD and four (4) years of experience. 
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and creating a RMF System Security Plan in the enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).
  • Experience with various information system security assessment/hardening tools - SCAP Compliance Checker, STIG Viewer, ACAS/Nessus, etc.
  • Able to initiate communication with SAIC management and Government agencies for support and/or compliance requirements.
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate independently without supervision.
  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills and attire along with the ability to provide face-to-face customer support are required.
  • Four plus years of related information systems security experience in a security environment with demonstrated knowledge of classified IS operation.
  • Current/active DoD 8570.1M Professional Certification is required.  Security+ certification is a minimum with the ability to obtain an IAM level II.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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