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ISSM (Manassas, VA)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation 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, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type:
Location: US-VA-Manassas
Category: Information Technology

Job DescriptionProgeny Systems Corporation is a privately-held, high-tech small business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. We provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. Progeny Systems is seeking an experienced ISSM to work out of our Manassas, VA location

This candidate's primary responsibility will be the administration of information systems security procedures as prescribed by Customers, the NISPOM, NIST, DAAPM, and Progeny Systems Corporation specific policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • The ISSM will adhere to all requirements as stated in the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM, DoD 5220.22-M, Chapter 8) and the Defense Security Service (DSS) Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM)
  • The ISSM shall liaise directly with the assigned DSS ISSP to ensure full and timely compliance with government directives and regulations
  • The ISSM shall assist the Facility Security Officer in the effective implementation, assessment, and management of the PSC Security Program
  • The ISSM reports security issues to the Facility Security Officer (FSO) and the Insider Threat Program Senior Official as applicable
  • Establishes, documents, implements, and monitors the IS security program, System Security Plans (SSP), security education, awareness, and training activities for facility management, IS personnel, users, and others, as appropriate
  • Coordinates IS security program with other facility security programs, to include cooperation and support to other PSC facility ISSM's and ISSO's
  • Prepares and implements security documentation, and monitors the IS Security Program and related procedures to ensures facility compliance with requirements for IS
  • Identifies and documents unique local threats & vulnerabilities; makes recommendation to risk management status and reports threat indicators into the Insider Threat process
  • Ensures that periodic self-inspections of the facility's IS Program and accredited systems are conducted as part of the overall facility self-inspection program and that corrective action is taken for all identified findings and vulnerabilities; self-inspections are to ensure that the accredited system is operating as accredited and that accreditation conditions have not changed
  • Develops and implements Incident Response plans, vulnerability assessments, and maintenance procedures
  • Designates and manages the training, certification and oversight responsibilities of assigned Information System Security Officers (ISSO's) as applicable
  • Monitors and provides guidance on Information Assurance and IS Security Awareness to employees through scheduled briefings, training and Monthly IS Security Newsletter

Progeny Systems Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • US Citizenship AND a current DoD Security clearance
  • Minimum two year technical degree and two or more years work related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain CISSP and applicable certifications supporting DoD Directive 8570
  • Experience with or have worked as one or more of the following: Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), Information System Security Officer (ISSO), Linux administrator (Linux +), Windows administrator (all OS(s) including legacy systems), Systems Administrator, Information System Auditor, Data Security Analyst, Network Control Technician
  • Experience with ISFO and RMF process

  • Industrial Security Program experience
  • Active DoD Security clearance
  • CISSP certification
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as ISSM and/or 3 years' experience as ISSO
  • Four year degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Assurance/Security or related fields preferred
  • Experience with NIST 800-53 r4
  • Project Management and Leadership
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with OBMS and EMASS
  • Experience implementing DISA STIGs
  • Knowledge of SIPRNet operations at the small enclave level



If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations. Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2020-07-16 Expires: 2020-08-16

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