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Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Location: Washington, DC Categories: Security Req ID: 2022-6310 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)to join our team of more than 1,400 employee owners.  MTSI is dedicated to providing high caliber services to defense, aerospace and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join our TEAM of highly skilled professionals.  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.

Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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As a Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) you will serve as a principal advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of information systems under their purview.

  • Develop and maintain a formal IS security program and policies for their assigned area of responsibility.
  • Develop and oversee operational information systems security implementation policy and guidelines.
    • Ensure periodic testing is conducted to evaluate the security posture of IS by employing various intrusion/attack detection and monitoring tools.
  • Maintain a repository of all organizational or system-level cybersecurity-related documentation (including ATOs) for IS under their purview.
  • Coordinate IS security inspections, tests, and reviews.
  • Ensure proper measures are taken when an IS incident or vulnerability is discovered.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
  • Manage, maintain, and execute the information security continuous monitoring plan.
  • Ensure a record is maintained of all security-related vulnerabilities and ensure serious or unresolved violations are reported to the AO/DAO.
  • Assess changes to the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the security authorization


Required Experience:

  • 5-7 years related experience
  • Prior performance in roles such as ISSO or ISSM
  • Must meet position certification requirements outlined in DOD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 or Information Manager Level 1 within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Must have working knowledge of DOD, National and applicable service and agency security policy, manuals and standards
  • Must have a CISSP, CISM or CISA Certification
  • Three (3) or more years of experience working with Special Access Programs

Education Requirements:

Bachelors degree 

Clearance Requirements:

Active TS/SCI (Cl polygraph highly desired)

Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.



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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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