Information System Security Manager (ISSM)


Company Background
Global Air Logistics and Training, Inc. (GALT) is a non-traditional defense contractor whose vision is a rapid innovator solving the world’s critical security challenges to enable warriors to win…decisively. GALT subscribes to Col John Boyd’s tenet “Wars are won by people, ideas and equipment, IN THAT ORDER.” Warriors need tools (equipment) that are flexible. GALT will always satisfy the warrior with such tools.

Founded in 2015, GALT provides simple, effective information capabilities to support all levels of war and to drive information to the lowest levels possible, enabling faster decision cycles and decisive results. GALT uniquely focuses on architecture solutions, effective open systems integration, and rapid prototyping, fielding, and operations.

Job Location
San Diego, CA

Job Description

GALT is looking for an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) responsible for collateral classified information systems cybersecurity and Risk Management Framework (RMF) posture per government directives and program requirements. Interface directly with the government cognizant security agency (CSA) and collaborate with other cybersecurity professionals, industrial security professionals, system administrators, engineering community, and other government customers on overall compliance and configuration change management.

  • Establish program and proposal classified systems and complete RMF assessment and authorization process.  Starting from ground up and collaborating with talented and dynamic hardware, software, and network engineers.

  • Experience with eMASS, DISA STIGs, SCAP Compliance Checker.

  • Maintain strong cooperative partnership with Facility Security Officer (FSO), corporate IT staff, and senior management officials. 

  • Responsible for the cybersecurity program as directed by U.S. Government requirements including NISPOM 32 CFR Part 117, DCSA Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM), and customer/contract regulations.

  • Monitor cybersecurity compliance by performing periodic self-inspections, tests, and reviews of information systems to ensure that systems are operating as authorized.

  • Coordinate with program/project staff members, the FSO, and other Security and IT team members to define, implement, and maintain an acceptable information systems security posture.

  • Perform assessment and authorization activities including information system certification testing of required configuration controls, and preparing/maintaining various documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), System Security Plan (SSP), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), etc.

  • Manage and maintain Continuous Monitoring (ConMon)/Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) reports.

  • Responsible for security sustainment activities including hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, user interface, assured file transfers, etc.

  • Work with FSO to respond to data spill incidents. 

  • Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls, determine controls applicable to the application, and document control implementation in the SCTM. 

  • Prepare for eventual SIPRNet and SVTC capabilities. 

  • Support Corporate IT department as needed. 

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by reporting senior.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years experience with DCSA-approved information systems

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • DoD Secret personnel security clearance

  • Ability to maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) personnel security clearance

  • DoD 8570.1/DoD 8140.01 Certification – Security+ CE or higher

  • Detail oriented and self-motivated

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Team player with a proactive team-oriented attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and adapt to changing project priorities

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Strong critical and analytical thinking

  • Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work well under pressure

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to carry 20 pounds

  • Must be able to sit or stand for several hours at a time

  • Configure and cable network assemblies

  • Person in this position needs to occasionally move about the facility

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery

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