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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Company: RAND Corporation
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) The ISSM functionally manages the process to protect RAND's classified information. The ISSM's primary function is implementation of all classified security policy, procedures and government security requirements as required by the United States Government. The ISSM outlines classified security policies and procedures and assures staff compliance with all applicable government regulations. The ISSM serves as the subject matter expert for classified systems security questions and problem solving within the classified security team. The ISSM reports directly to the Manager, Corporate ISSM. Duties Performs the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) responsibilities and role for RAND's classified network, TS/SCI, and SAP/SAR activities for the Santa Monica site; performs oversight administration of classified systems activities. Performs computer systems security activities, implementing security controls for Santa Monica RAND systems processing classified information including initial approval, re-approval, decertification and audits with responsibility for the Santa Monica site. Coordinates with the Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Air Force and other elements of the U.S. intelligence community on inspections, reviews, investigations, and other reportable issues; coordinates with the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) and Department of Defense sponsors on inspections, reviews, investigations, and other reportable issues. Responsible for the classified computing protection program at the collateral, TS SCI, and SAP/SAR levels for the Santa Monica site, as well as the classified computing hardware/software and voice/data communication audits. Supports the FSO as related to classified processing for maintaining secure facility accreditations and joint and co-use agreements with applicable government agencies. Writes, coordinates, and conducts classified systems security education briefings (SAP, SCI and CLAN) and the User Acknowledgment statement as required. Supports the Manager, Security Administration in maintaining detailed records of Security department functions and activities for monthly reports to RAND management with regard to classified systems; conducts classified security investigations as required by the Manager, Security Administration. Other duties and special projects as assigned. Basic Qualifications In-depth knowledge of the 32 CFR Part 117, DCID/ICD documents and applicable government security regulation experience in classified security government programs. Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD 8570.01-M (Information Assurance Workforce) IAM level 2 certification (e.g., GSLC, CISM, or CISSP) within the first 6 months of employment. Established relationships and a positive reputation with industrial and government security counterparts. An understanding of principles and methods used in developing, establishing, and maintaining a local, state, and federal government compliant program in classified security. Thorough knowledge of information security systems and the classified network. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to pass a background check. Education High School Diploma or GED required BA/BS degree highly preferred Experience A minimum of six years' relevant experience required. Nine years relevant experience preferred. Security Clearance Must possess and maintain a Top Secret U.S. government security clearance, or if Top Secret U.S. government security clearance is no longer active, must have possessed a Top Secret U.S. government security clearance within the past 24 months. Location Santa Monica This position can allow for a hybrid onsite/remote work arrangement of working remotely up to two days per week Salary range: $113,700 - $173,600 RAND considers a variety of factors when formulating an offer, including but not limited to, the specific role and associated responsibilities; a candidate's work experience, education/training, skills, expertise; and internal equity. The salary range includes base pay plus RAND's sabbatic pay (which provides additional compensation above base pay when vacation is taken). In addition, RAND provides strong benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, paid time-off and more. Positions Open One Equal Opportunity Employer: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet

Keywords: RAND Corporation, Santa Monica , Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), Executive , Santa Monica, California

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