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Jacobs ISSO - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Our NORAD Operations Group

Selected by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Strategic Warning and Surveillance Systems Division for Operations, Maintenance, and Sustainment (OM&S) of critical mission systems for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Cheyenne Mountain Complex (NCMC), we support the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment (ITW/AA) and Space Support Contract II (NISSC II).

Since 2020, through the (ITW/AA) and Space Support Contract II (NISSC II), has provided:

· Operations, maintenance, and Sustainment of current and legacy systems for the surveillance and cataloging of manmade objects in space.

· Mitigation of orbital conflicts.

· Threat warnings and control from airborne, land-based, and space-based systems for threat activities.

· Operations and maintenance of classified communications.

· Software development and integration.

NISSC II supports the classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability and legacy space C2 systems located at:

· Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station (CMSFS), Colorado

· Peterson Space Force Base (PSFB), Colorado

· Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska

· Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

· Numerous sensor and forward operator sites around the world

Description of Duties:

· Perform security analysis of operational and development environments, threats, vulnerabilities, and internal interfaces to define and assess compliance with accepted industry and government standards

· Support the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes under NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) for new and existing information systems

· Experience entering information in the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) or Xacta.

· Coordinates auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity

· Support assessments and test/analysis data to document the state of compliance with security requirements

· Conducts periodic hardware/software inventory assessments

· Collaborate with the appropriate government customers, suppliers, and company personnel to implement protective mechanisms and to ensure understanding of and compliance with cybersecurity requirements

This position will be filled and work onsite in Colorado Springs, CO

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate may be assigned as one of our teammate companies.

Here’s what you’ll need :

Basic Requirements:

· Clearance Requirements: Secret

· Certification: IAT II Certified (ie Sec )

· Minimum 2 years practical DoD/USAF information security policy background with practical / hands-on experience applying RMF processes and principles within eMASS

· Minimum 2 years experience developing and/or contributing to RMF body of evidence composition, applicable artifacts, and associated control families

· Minimum 2 years experience performing NIST 800-53 Control Assessments for Special Access Program Systems

· Minimum 2 years experience conducting Security Impact Analysis

Desired Requirements:

· Experience with Xacta


· Experience with analytical and problem-solving skills are crucial to conduct continuous assessments of network security measures and identify possible risks and provide risk prevention and mitigation.

· Experience with cybersecurity policies and implementation of Risk Management Framework (RMF): e.g., DAAPM, CNSSI 1253, ICD-503, JSIG, or NIST SP 800 series

· Experience in utilizing security-relevant tools such as ACAS, ESS, SCAP

· 2 years’ experience of direct NISSC II

This position is expected to pay $110,000 - $115,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Our health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.


The position for which you are applying requires a US Department of Defense security clearance. This is to advise you that if you possess dual citizenship (i.e., a citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance, you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

Essential Functions:


· Commuting between locations may be required daily (30-minute drive).

· May require operating motor vehicles for commuting between locations.


· Will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Position may require you to communicate verbally, and/or in writing, with a variety of government, military, and contractor personnel at all levels.

Work Environment

· Work will be performed inside a large facility.

· Work environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

· Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

Other Essential Functions

· Candidate must exhibit professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace.

· Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.

· Grooming and dress are usually business casual but dependent on the client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

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