Cyber Security Specialist

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a talented Cyber Security Specialist with experience in DoD security areas (physical, personnel, industrial, operations, anti-terrorism) specializing in cyber engineering – cyber security for Government Launch Service procurement and operation. This position will serve as the primary cyber-security technical advisor to the government security manager, National Security Space Launch (NSSL) Engineering Division and launch service acquisition teams. This position is located in El Segundo, CA.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Review and assess launch service provider’s (LSP) security and information assurance plans IAW Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force regulations; verify compliance with launch site Cybersecurity requirements including DODI 8582.01, CNSSI 1253, ISO 27000; verify compliance of LSP with its security and information assurance plans.
  • Develop and implement securitycybersecurity, and program protection plans in accordance with DoD and Air Force Regulations.
  • Review and investigate non-compliance issues.
  • Provide a Program Protection Plan describing how CPI will be handled and protected during certification evaluation activity.
  • Support Security Site Surveys of launch sites new to the EELV program; evaluate Launch Services Provider’s Program Protection Implementation Plan.
  • Provide security and information assurance support to certify the capability of potential new entrant launch service providers for Department of Defense (DoD) National Security Space (NSS) launch missions.
  • Coordinate security and information assurance activities across multiple sites (LAAFB, CCAFS, and VAFB), assess security and information assurance risks, and provide inputs to Government.
  • Review any program public releases for classification determinations.
  • Assess security and information assurance risks arising from any of the above activities.
  • Weekly coordination meetings with security representatives at CCAFS and VAFB to coordinate activities and work products across locations.
  • Coordinate and support System Security Working Groups across multiple memberships (LSPs, LAAFB, CCAFS, VAFB, AFSPC, NASA and OGA as necessary for all NSSL security related issues.
  • Assess above activities and plans, their implementation, and assign risk level according to audits results and findings.
  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.
  • Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.
  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, NIST 800, JSIG), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
  • Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones.
  • Periodically conduct a complete review of each system’s audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

Other Responsibilities acting as alternate POC could include:

  • Manage all aspects of the DOD industrial security program. Develop and review all program DD254s through NSP Contract Classification System (NCCS).
  • Facilitates CSOSA Agreements between NASA, CCAFS, and LSP.
  • Support government on personnel security actions to include: provide clearance verification on all network access forms, submission of visit access requests for military/civilian personnel.
  • Approve unescorted authorization entry forms for all directorate personnel and maintain security database.
  • Conduct and support LAAFB Random Anti-Terrorism Measures and report all activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Bachelor’s Degree in STEM field
  • Ten years as software engineer, programmer, software developer, or other related areas such as computer network security, computer network engineering
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification
  • Knowledge of DOD, DOE, or other industrial security program and in-depth knowledge of the DOD, DOE, or other government security regulatory manuals.
  • Active Top Secret (TS) security clearance with SCI eligibility
  • US Citizenship Required

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain stationary for more than 50% of the time.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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