Info Assurance Security Admin (ISSO) Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Iuka, MS, US - 38852

Job Duration: 2021-11-09 to 2021-12-09


Job ID: DBK20161412-37649


• Must have an active clearance with an investigation within the last 4.5 years (or 4 years 6 months)

Orbital ATK is currently recruiting an Info Assurance Security Admin (ISSO) in our Iuka, MS location.

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

The Info Assurance Security Admin (ISSO) will be responsible for:

Assist with providing oversight, policy, and procedure development, and related functions in compliance with RMF (JSIG), DoD 5205.07, vol. 1-4, and NISPOM. As part of the Security Team, the position is responsible for day-to-day implementation and compliance in operating and maintaining security requirements both technical and administrative on classified systems.


• Assist the ISSM in meeting their duties and responsibilities.
• Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package.
• Partake in technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties.
• Conduct weekly systems audits of both automated and manual audit logs.
• Assist with software patch installation, antivirus updates, and conducting security self-reviews.
• Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before gaining access to the IS.
• Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package.
• Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM.
• Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly.
• Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM to ensure compliance with configuration management policy.
• Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
• Formally notify the ISSM when changes occur that might affect system authorization.
• Must be available for occasional after hours assistance. Limited travel within the continental United States may be required.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred. Combination of related industrial security experience will be considered.
• Requires U.S. Citizenship and a Secret security clearance current within the last 4.5 years and must pass DoD 5205.07 eligibility.
• Possession of security related certification (Security+, CASP, CISSP) and completion of appropriate USG-sponsored (DOD, DNI, etc.) ISSO/ISSM training courses desired.
• Minimum of 3 years of C&A experience directly related to the NISPOM, DCID 6/3 and JFAN 6/3 accreditation processes.
• Knowledge of RMF (JSIG) and NISPOM Chapter 8 practices desired.
• A working knowledge of COMSEC equipment to include handling keying material and troubleshooting encryption devices.
• Must possess excellent communication, organizational and customer service skills.
• Experience in the use of Windows Operating Systems, in physical and virtual environments.
• Previous experience as a CPSO or FSO is preferred.
• Candidate must be able to respond to after hour alarms and carry on-call pager

Must have an active clearance with an investigation within the last 4.5 years

Position may be filled at one level lower.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D