Jacobs Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) - TS/SCI w/poly in Columbia, Maryland

Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) - TS/SCI w/poly


“Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to support a prime contract in the Columbia, MD area.

In this role the ISSM will:

  • Provide support to the customer organizations in maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a systems, programs, or enclaves

  • Provide support to the Government on all matters (technical and otherwise) involving the security of the information system

  • Assist in the development and execution of an enterprise level continuous monitoring program to minimize security risks and ensure compliance with that program on a routine basis

  • Guide the development and updating of the system security plan, as well as managing and controlling changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes

  • Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement IT security programs and policies

  • Provide configuration management guidance for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware




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  • Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or 4 years’ experience in lieu of degree plus five (5) to seven (7) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of the information assurance processes and procedures as define in the Risk Management Framework and be familiar with the ICD503, CNSSI1253, NIST SPs 800-37, 800-53, etc.

  • Must have experience in several of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools

  • Must have familiarity with commercial security products, security authorization techniques, security incident management, and PKI and authorization services

  • IAM I certification (CAP, GSLC OR Security CE)

  • Active TS/SCI with a polygraph

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering is desired

  • Ten (10) years of related work experience in the field of information assurance or Six (6) years of related work experience in the field of information assurance and a Bachelor of Science degree

  • CAP or CASP strongly preferred

  • IAM Level III Certification (GSLC, CISM or CISSP) a plus

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

  • Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)

  • May involve long periods of sitting

Work Environment:

  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation


  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.

  • Regular attendance is necessary and required

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate, verbal and written, effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Columbia

Req ID: I2S0002VR