Information Security System Manager at Ridgeline International

Job Category: Information Security System Manager (remote)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: remote

What you will do:

  • Participate as a member of the Information Security team responsible for developing and maintaining formal Information Security programs and policies
  • Ensure the development, maintenance, and oversight of System Security Plans (SSPs)
  • Oversee operational information systems security implementation policy and guidelines
  • Responsible for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents, as appropriate
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed following internal security policies and practices outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP)
  • Track maintenance of required IA certifications
  • Develop ISSOs with the necessary technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management)
  • Conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance with SSPs
  • Function as lead contact for IS security inspections, tests, and reviews by oversight authorities
  • Serve as a voting member of the Configuration Control Board (CCB)
  • Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and or unmitigated operational security measures
  • Track system and network vulnerabilities reporting weekly on the status of all unresolved vulnerabilities
  • Maintained a record of all security-related vulnerabilities and ensure serious or unresolved violations are reported to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Support the CISO in support of Ridgeline’s Classified Information Security Program

What you need to qualify:

You do not need to be an expert in every aspect of information security and assurance, however; you must possess an overall broad understanding of technical concepts and translate technical controls into written policy.

  • Active Secret or higher clearance
  • DoD Approved 8140 IAM Level II or III Certification
  • 5+ years of combined experience as an ISSO and/or ISSM to include experience as a cleared DOD contractor working in corporate environments overseeing and managing classified systems under NISPOM Chapter 8, DAAPM, ICD 503 and/or NIST 800-53
  • Thorough understanding of the Risk Management Framework and experience authoring and maintaining BOE artifacts in support of Assessment and Authorization
  • Experience leading and conducting internal audits, participating in Government assessments and inspections, investigating and mitigating areas of risk or non-compliance
  • Experience monitoring and resolving Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities
  • Experience maintaining day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of IS including, security event log review and analysis
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment

Why this position is unique:
This position is primarily working from home (WFH).. We have designed an infrastructure that combines personnel and technology to facilitate a highly collaborative environment, regardless of your work location. Our infrastructure allows you to remain connected to your team, peers, and all resources needed to support you personally and professionally.

We have created a friendly, employee-first work atmosphere that allows us to hire and retain some of the area’s best technical talent. A team of passionate technology professionals will surround you focused on delivering high-quality and sustainable solutions. You will work for a technical leader whose primary focus is ensuring the team has the tools and resources needed to succeed. You will grow professionally as your team and peers challenge you to achieve great things.

Here are some Perks of being with us!

  • 10% 401K contribution/match
  • Flexible PTO + Holidays
  • $2,000 Annual Tech/Clothing & $2,500 Annual Hobby Allowances
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, life
  • Get the technology you want to do your job
  • Flexible and remote work schedules
  • We have Free daily snacks & drinks
  • Free gym membership at Sport & Health 1 block from the office
  • New office located one block from the silver line metro

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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