Abacus Technology is seeking an Information Security Manager to provide information assurance support for NASA Headquarters. This is a full time position.
Ensure that IT security meets confidentiality, integrity, and availability objectives for data and information systems, to include disaster recovery and continuity of operations for systems, in order to support the business continuity requirements of critical Agency programs and processes. Provide management and high-level technical oversight for the implementation and operation of cybersecurity and information security tools, technologies, solutions and methodologies. Manage a team of cybersecurity and information security professionals supporting daily operational tasks, security services delivery, projects and initiatives. Ensure that activities are completed and delivered on schedule and meet the requirements. Collaborate with other technical leads to solve problems and conduct root cause analysis. Define and maintain organizational standards, procedures and policies related to cybersecurity and information security.
10+ years experience in information assurance and cybersecurity. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Security certifications such as CISSP, GIAC, CISSM, CCNA, SSCP, MCSA, and/or Security+ desired. Expert understanding of cybersecurity and information security principles, methodologies, requirements and solutions. Knowledge of current and emerging cybersecurity and information security tools, technologies, solutions and methodologies. Knowledge and solid understanding of security industry best practices. Deep understanding of, and experience in applying, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (800 series) on Computer Security. Expert understanding of, and experience in applying, the NIST Risk Management Framework and Government Information Security Continuous Monitoring requirements and best practices. Experience interpreting, implementing and adhering to Agency and Federal standards, policies and directives. Able to analyze and evaluate customer requirements and develop solutions to securely meet requirements. Able to recruit, hire and retain highly qualified cybersecurity and information security professionals. Capable of providing cybersecurity and information security subject matter expertise and advice to the Government and to other contractor personnel. Able to assist the Government in predicting future cybersecurity and information security needs and developing strategic direction in cybersecurity and information security. Able to provide detailed development cost, resource, and technology estimates for proposed solutions, and provide status updates on projects and service delivery. Experience in implementing NASA information security policies and directives is desired. Information Security management experience at NASA Headquarters or a Center(s) in support of a similar enterprise environment of same/similar size, scope, and complexity is desired. Must be a US citizen and hold a current Top Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.