Information System Security Manager

Washington D.C.
Aug 27, 2018
Nov 08, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Summary:

Job Description:

Develops and administers information security procedures for The National Academies' information systems in support of Government agencies in the performance of classified programs and projects. Performs self-inspections and ensures compliance with applicable Government security policies and procedures. Investigates information system security violations, and implements corrective actions. Develops and implements information system security education and awareness program. Serves as liaison to, and interacts with, Government agencies to ensure compliance with policies and regulations.

Acts as an information system technical expert on industrial security. Performs work requiring advanced technical knowledge, often involving multiple phases and significant collaboration. Applies in-depth technical knowledge to independently and innovatively solve a full range of complex problems that impact organizational success in the classified environment. Brings industry-level expertise to function and recommends changes to remain up-to-date and competitive. Establishes processes and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient operation of information systems in the classified environment. Reports to the Director, Office of Program Security, and represents the Office of Security (OSEC), in the implementation of the information system-specific policies and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Thorough understanding of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) Chapter 8 requirements.  Skills in developing Information Systems security plans, policy, and procedures.  Knowledge of UNIX, WIN/NT/2000 or similar operating systems.  Skills in establishing and maintaining SIRNET connectivity.  Information Systems Security knowledge in system auditing.  Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. 

Ability to operate with appreciable latitude for independent judgment and action.  Experience working in complex environments with a high degree of organizational effectiveness.  Ability to work successfully in a team environment.  Ability to develop relationships with co-workers and employees in other National Academies' departments.  Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees, contractors, and customers.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in applicable field of Information Technology study including Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent knowledge.

Minimum Experience:  Five years of related experience in an information systems security environment. 

Physical Capabilities:  Ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:  U.S. Citizenship.  Active DoD Secret personnel security clearance.  DSS Self-Certification Authority.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:  Reports to Director.  General direction is provided.  Works closely with Information Technology Services (ITS) department.

Work Environment:  Office environment with occasional travel between National Academies' facilities and to off-site locations.

Any qualification to be considered equivalent, in lieu of stated minimum, requires the prior approval of the Office of Human Resources.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Some functions in this description may be specific to a particular unit of the National Academies and not applicable to other units. 

Employee Type:EmployeeScheduled Weekly Hours:37.5City/State:Washington, District of Columbia

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