NSSL Systems Security & Cyber-Security Engineer
Company: Mantech International Corporation
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future
ManTech's Air Force and Space Division is recruiting highly
talented candidates to support a contract that provides "cradle to
grave" support to the United States Air Force Space and Missile
Systems Center (SMC) Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate's -
National Security Space Launch (NSSL).
We assist the Air Force by supporting a multitude of areas,
including Systems Engineering & Integration, Acquisition & Program
Management Support, Mission Integration Management, System Safety &
Environmental Engineering, Systems Security & Information
Assurance, Launch Schedule and Risk Management, Certification of
New Entrant Launch Vehicles.
ManTech is actively seeking a motivated, customer-oriented NSSL
Systems Security Engineer to join our team in the Lompoc, CA
Responsible for information protection, customer relations and
project management. Analyzes data, applying protection criteria and
making appropriate classification decisions about the information
in question. Makes decisions about how data and policies about
classification should be applied. Interacts with both internal and
external clients to address information, personnel and program
security issues. Acts occasionally as the intermediary between
internal staff offices and between government officer and
contractors. Develops and administers security procedures for
classified material, documents, and equipment. Implements federal
security regulations that apply to program operations. Prepares
plans and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping
records and for granting personnel and visitor's access to
restricted areas and material. May develop educational material,
which initiates, indoctrinates or refreshes the knowledge about
government security policy. Assists the government in developing
and applying security measures to programs during all phases of a
program's life cycle. May draft security documents that instruct
program participants on how to implement official security policy.
May develop, produce and deliver audio/visual presentations to
large audiences on topics related to program security. Performs
and/or manages security services in one or more of the specialized
security areas, applying incident management, problem solving, task
management, and producing finished documentation; e.g., reports,
special studies, policy and procedure development, security
designs, training programs and assessments. Provides analytical,
research and technical support to projects, producing solutions and
documentation. Develops and monitors project tasks and schedules.
May manage projects and supervise other security specialists and/or
lower level employees.
Individual must possess proven knowledge of launch operations,
space vehicle transportation and payload processing facility
systems, and security operations without supervision.
Thorough understanding of launch base/range operations,
computer-based security, life safety and payload processing
facility controls systems
Thorough understanding of alarm/event notification processes,
communication, and documentation
- Thorough understanding of launch security operations, visitor
control processes, Antiterrorism Force Protection measures, and
Provide Systems Security Engineering (SSE) expertise to assist
the Government in all aspects of Program Protection Planning
including but not limited to an in-depth lifecycle program analysis
to identify Critical Program Information (CPI), conduct threat and
vulnerability assessments, identification and implementation of
countermeasures, Anti-Tamper analysis and protection;
counterintelligence, intelligence, and security assessments and
support, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Information Technology
(IT) and cybersecurity strategies.
Develop, review and update the NSSL Program Protection Plan
(PPP) and develop, review and update LSP annexes as required.
Review and update the NSSL Counterintelligence Support Plan
(CISP), Anti-Tamper plan, the Operations Security Plan (OPSEC) and
Security Classification Guide (SCG) as needed, IAW DoDI 5000.02,
DoDI 5200.39, DoDI 5200.1-M, and AFI 31-401.
Evaluate and provide technical analysis of LSP's Program
Protection Implementation Plans (PPIPs) and assess the plan's
Conduct Program Protection Surveys to evaluate and validate
protection methodologies identified in LSP's PPIP with a focus on
threat and countermeasure issues and recommendations for strengths
Produce a Lessons Learned document describing the effective or
ineffective use of the program's established countermeasures to
known or suspected vulnerabilities and the identification of
Evaluate LSP's proposed security waivers and deviations, and
perform security assessments IAW the applicable system contract,
acquisition plan, SCG, and the PPP.
Review program documentation for public release and ensure only
Distribution A information is recommended for public release IAW
the NSSL PPP, and SCG. The Contractor shall also validate the
information is not listed in the U.S. Munitions list, International
Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Commerce Control List
Develop and present all materials associated with the Quarterly
NSSL System Security Working Group (SSWG) to include agenda topics,
briefing charts, maps, meeting minutes, action items, visit
requests and conference facilities as needed for classified and/or
unclassified discussions and presentations.
Develop, store and manage applicable security documentation in
the Security Library on Livelink/Sharepoint IAW the file plan,
AFMAN 37-104, AFMAN 37-123, and AFI 37-138.
Evaluate and update the Security Operating Instruction (SOI)
Evaluate internal security documentation and provide
recommendations to support systems security and cybersecurity
self-inspections, AF-level Inspections, to include the Air Force
Inspector General, Headquarters Air Force Space Command Inspector
General, Air Force Audit Agency Inspections, and Space and Missile
Systems Center Integrated Program Reviews annually.
Support the Management Internal Control Toolset inspection
process conducted semi-annually for all security checklists.
Support personnel security activities including clearance
verifications, visit requests, access badging, system access forms,
area access forms, entry access lists, etc. via Joint Personnel
Adjudication System/Defense Information System for Security
(JPAS/DISS). Support the security clearance request process,
assisting with notification of clearance update requirements, and
review of submitted request packages for release to the
Support the Government in the management of the SCI billeting
process for Government and Contractor personnel.
Support physical security including changing of door and safe
combinations and end of day security checks as required.
Maintain the SIPRNET user justifications, training records and
provide training to those requiring access. The training shall
detail proper usage of the SF-700, SF-701, SF-702 Forms and
security requirements for the SIPNET and SIPRNET room.
Additionally, maintain and submit the access roster for the SIPRNET
room to the Government.
Support Random Antiterrorism Measures (RAM) activities as
identified in the monthly RAM schedule and conduct end of day
security checks as required.
Support security education and training, e.g., develop annual
security briefing, in-processing/out-processing security briefings,
Insider Threat Training, INFOSEC security requirements, and other
security training and education requirements as required.
Provide export/import support to all organizations within the 30
OG. Interpret USG regulations including the Arms Export Control
Act, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export
Administration Act (EAA), Export Administration Regulations,
Anti-boycott Regulations, Office of Defense Trade Controls and U.S.
Customs Service agencies.
- Provide comprehensive strategic export/import advice and
support to the organization, initiating strategies, programs,
processes and tools to meet strategic and critical challenges. Act
as liaison between departments/divisions, levels of management, and
LSP's to produce export/import services that meet Government needs.
Provide NSSL and New-Entrant export control support through review
of material and provide export and ITAR technical advice on
Government publications, Freedom of Information Act requests and
Technical Assistance Agreements.
Bachelor's in Business, IT Security, Cyber-Security or related
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a security specialist in a
Must have current, active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance
- Must be a US Citizen
The person in this position needs to occasionally move about
inside an office environment to access file cabinets, office
The person in this position will constantly operate a computer
and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and
- The person in this position frequently communicates with
co-workers, management and customers which may involve delivering
presentations. Must be able to exchange effective and accurate
information in these situations.
For all positions requiring access to technology/software source
code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the
company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or
obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to
answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that
information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure
compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a
license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled
technology or software source code may require authorization and
may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.
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