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This position will lead a team of cybersecurity professionals fulfilling the roles of contractor Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) for multiple Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) programs. The manager is ultimately responsible for establishing, leading, and integrating a comprehensive cybersecurity (information assurance) program which ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all Special Programs information systems in compliance with government requirements including ICD 503 and JSIG. The Manager of Special Programs Information Systems Security report to the Director of Security, and will work closely with program managers, security personnel at other companies and government sponsors, and Draper security managers from other security disciplines. When circumstances warrant, the position may fill the ISSM, ISSO, and/or System Administrator (SA) roles for one or more systems. Candidates should have expert level knowledge, skills, and abilities in information technology, government security policies, leadership and management. The team operates in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment that demands technical proficiency, customer service, communication, and organizational skills.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Advanced degree in Cybersecurity, management, or relevant technical area preferred. Other formal training and demonstrated proficiency/experience will also be considered in place of an advanced degree.