Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Fairfax, VA

Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)

Category: Cyber Security

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0524-1892

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a team of passionate technologists. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies. As a solution builder, you will be working to support the client’s mission and goals.

This position is located in our USA VA Fairfax -- USAVAFAI01 office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Ensure that all IT systems are compliant with NIST, FISMA, and other governmental security requirements.

• Lead the development and implementation of the System Security Plan (SSP) and all associated documentation required for the RMF Assessment and Authorization process.

• Collaborate closely with Authorizing Officials representatives, stakeholders, and subject matter experts to gather the necessary information and ensure compliance with all applicable security policies and guidelines.

• Play a crucial role in managing, developing, and executing Continuous monitoring plan to ensure all FISMA system remain compliant by actively participating in the IT change management process. Assess and provide mitigation recommendation for potential security risks associated with system changes.

• Coordinate and collaborate with system owners and information owners to ensure seamless and secure implementation of changes to the system. This includes coordinating change management processes, assessing potential security or privacy impacts, and working towards effective resolutions.

• Conduct thorough assessments of the security or privacy impact resulting from system changes, considering factors such as data sensitivity, access controls, confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Provide recommendations and guidance for mitigating any identified risks or


• Collaborate with cross-functional teams and subject matter experts to identify, evaluate, and implement security controls and measures necessary to maintain the security posture of the system(s).

• Provide expert guidance and support to project teams regarding security requirements and

controls during system development, integration, and maintenance phases.

• Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure that security controls are integrated

seamlessly into system architectures and configurations.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:


• Top Secret//SCI

Education and Related Experience

• BS degree in Computer Science, or other IT related fields, Cyber, or Information Assurance or 10+ years of experience as an ISSO in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree

• CISSP certification is required.

• PMP certification is preferred.

• Minimum of (5) years of progressive management experience

• At least ten years of hands-on experience in developing and implementing RMF framework and A&A processes, specifically focused on developing SSP packages for achieving ATO for FISMA system.

• Ability to prepare management, business, technical, and personnel reports, reviews, and

documents for internal and external use.

• Broad range of knowledge and experience with Security and System Architecture

• Understanding of, and experience applying industry security policies, regulations, and guidelines such as NIST, FISMA, and SANs top 20 controls, etc.

• Knowledge of change control and change management process, project management,

Enterprise Architecture frameworks, SDLC, Security Policy.

• Knowledge of ports, protocols, and the OSI Model.

• Knowledge of key security capabilities such as e-forensics, logging/SIEM, risk management, PKI, IPsec, vulnerability management, A&A, continuous monitoring, disaster recovery, network, and endpoint security.

• Experience conducting analysis and providing recommendations on new or existing security


• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex security

concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

• Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols, and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail, and access-lists.

• Experience working with internet, web, application, and network security techniques.

• Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $108,600.00 - $235,200.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.




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What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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