Information Assurance Manager - Research Associate/Scientist/Technologist I/II/Senior - RSD - 632

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Research Security Department (RSD)

Title:  Information Assurance Manager (IAM)

Position: Full Time

Level: Information Assurance Manager - Research Associate/Scientist/Technologist I/II/Senior  - RSD - 632

Primary Location: Atlanta, GA

Travel Required: Minimal

Lab: Research Security Department (RSD)

Reporting To: RSD Associate Director/ISSM

Job Description: Responsible for providing leadership, direction and training to all GTRI ISSO II/IIIs and managing all requirements associated with GIT accredited information systems.  Responsibilities include providing technical and security expertise and accountability to system users through an accredited information systems lifecycle.



Requirements: 8 +  years of experience.


Education: BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,  Information Assurance/Security or combination of relevant experience and advanced degree.


This position provides technical and Industrial Security knowledge and diverse technologies expertise and leadership to ISSOs and GTRI IT support staff; expert knowledge and experience with       ICD 503, JAFAN 6/3, NIST 800, and NISPOM/ISFO include writing/implementation of compliant local policy – whitepapers, and variances.  Senior Information Assurance (IA) Manager, IT Planning Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, IS Manager, IS Audit Manager, Document Manager, Network Planning Manager.  Adept researcher of policies and of various technologies, Agencies, and regulations.  Experienced, knowledgeable, certified COMSEC Custodian or Alternate Custodian.  Successful history of effective communication with personnel at all levels of the organization chart and project leadership.  Incident Response Team leadership, to include overseeing cleanup procedures and writing reports for the Cognizant Security Agency.


Skills: Development, implementation and direction of accredited IT security programs; making substantial contributions in the plans, designs, installation, modification and operations of IS capabilities; reviewing systems integrity and provide periodic examination of information system operations controls, and security; interfacing with and supporting needs of Lab Senior Management – Researchers and IT support; setting and monitoring standards; preparing activity and progress reports regarding the activities of the IS audit functions and ISSOs/auditors. Planning, organizing and managing security, disaster recovery and similar functions related to information systems.  Organizing security investigations and implementation of corrective actions.  Participation/leadership in configuration management (manages, develop and maintain all printed and online documentation).  Documentation including, but not limited to, programming and operation documents/manuals and policies/procedures. IT Planning Management, Quality Assurance, IS Management, Information Systems Audit Management, Documentation Management, Network Planning, and managing a team of ISSOs and all Information Assurance requirements for multiple facilities. Linux Administrator (Linux+/Red Hat), Windows Administrator (all OSs including legacy systems), Generic/Proprietary System Administrator, Information System Auditor Manager, Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer, Data Security Administrator Supervisor, Documentation Administrator, Network Control Supervisor, Senior Project Manager, experience with various COMSEC and Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI)/encryptors.  Experience evaluating information systems and identifying vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies.


Other: Candidate must be a US citizen capable of holding a Top Secret DoD Security clearance, active clearance a major plus.  Must possess or be willing to possess Security+, CISSP, CCNA, Linux+, MS Server, and other certifications as necessary to remain current with technology.