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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Brook Park, OH 44142
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Corporate Governance & Security

The office of the chief of staff is responsible for oversight and guidance for all projects at Perspecta. The chief of staff organizes and prioritizes critical issues and required information for the CEO and executive team to facilitate efficient decision making, and acts as a liaison between top management and other stakeholders. The office also manages congressional engagement, as well as provides oversight of the quality excellence and security organizations.


The ISSM serves as the focal point and principal advisor for information system security (INFOSEC) matters for the Perspecta Cleveland office. This includes responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of the overall INFOSEC program at Perspecta Cleveland Office; ensures that projects are conducted according to the required security guidelines; monitors and verifies that appropriate security procedures are conducted and documented for all activities; assumes responsibilities of the Information System Security Officers (ISSO) when required; and coordinates regularly with other ISSOs and System Administrators of specific classified projects to ensure compliance with security policies and procedures.

Specific, but not all responsibilities of this position are defined in the following two documents:

  1. Chapter 8 of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual, DOD 5220.22-M, 2006 revision, 8-103 and 8-104 (see Attachment 1).
  2. Intelligence Community Directive 503, 15 Sept. 2008

This position is based in Brook Park, OH with occasional trips to the Washington DC area required.

TheInformation System Security Manager (ISSM) is responsible for the administration and coordination of information systems used for DoD or other industrial security programs and activities to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures.

  • As a member of the Security team, establish, manage and administer systems in Closed, Restricted, SCIF and SAPF areas per NISPOM Chapter 8, ICD 503, JAFAN, or Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidelines.
  • Prepare systems for accreditation in accordance with government standards and templates and submit as required by customer (e.g. XACTA).
  • Develop and administer IT security programs and procedures for classified and proprietary materials, documents, and equipment in coordination with government agencies and management personnel.
  • Determine or obtain rulings, approvals, interpretations, and acceptable deviations from regulations for IS compliance with government agencies.
  • Follow and enforce procedures for handling, storing, and recordkeeping, and for granting personnel and visitor access to restricted records and materials.
  • Prepare and conduct IS specific security education classes and security audits.
  • Works with FSOs, program managers, personnel, and government personnel to investigate security violations and prepare reports specifying what occurred and preventive and/or disciplinary action to be taken.
  • Conduct security self-inspections, physical security surveys, and threat/vulnerability assessments on classified systems.
  • Interface with government customers on IS security related issues.
  • Ensure that classified information entrusted to the company is properly safeguarded as outlined in federal controlling instructions. Responsible for preparation and management of pre-audit activities, and interfacing with government customers during audits.
  • Support the Corporate Insider Threat Program; assist FSOs as required.
  • Maintain a relationship with local law enforcement agencies and FBI for crime prevention, incident reporting and Counterintelligence matters.
  • Have a working knowledge of DD 254's to support government contracts.
  • General working knowledge of managing a COMSEC account; experience ordering and applying keying material for communication devices (e.g., Taclanes).
  • Manage the day to day operations of information systems in Perspecta Cleveland classified space to include all regulatory requirements.


  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD. In lieu of Education Years of experience will be considered.
  • The candidate must be a U.S. Citizen, possess a minimum of a DOD Secret clearance and be eligible for a Top Secret U.S. Government Security Clearance with SCI (TS/SCI).
  • CISSP or other computer security certification is required. Computing Environment Certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01M must be obtained within six months of hire.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills.
  • Extensive experience in INFOSEC, current knowledge of security program requirements and security operation guidelines, a technical background, attention to detail, project management experience, and good communication and interpersonal skills are critical for this position.
  • Understanding of system security technical issues as well as experience in Windows and Linux/UNIX system administration skills and basic networking is required for this position.

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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-01-21 Expires: 2021-02-19

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