Senior Specialist, Cyber Intelligence (ISSM)


Senior Specialist, Cyber Intelligence (ISSM)

@ L3Harris

About the Job:

  • L3Harris is seeking to fill a Senior Specialist, Cyber Intelligence (ISSM), as it continues to develop and establish a foothold in the rapidly growing market space for Autonomous Surface Vessels (ASV). The role will be based out of L3Harris location in Broussard, Louisiana.
  • The ISSM is primarily responsible for maintaining the overall security posture of the systems within their organization and is accountable for the implementation of the RMF. The ISSM serves as the principal advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of systems under their purview.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages overall development, implementation, and sustainment of the Information Systems Security program for the L3Harris ASV closed area.
  • Manages overall development, implementation, and sustainment of the Information Systems Security program for the L3Harris ASV closed area.
  • Perform duties as subject matter expert to address requirements listed in the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Intelligence and DSS NISP Authorization Office DSS Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM).
  • Develop and review System Security Plans (SSP), all required supporting documentation (POA&M, NSP, etc.), and local policies in accordance with the NISPOM and DAAPM.
  • Operate, maintain, and dispose of systems in accordance with security policies and procedures.
  • Develop and conduct test procedures for verification of Risk Management Framework (RMF) controls to meet customer requirements.
  • Perform periodic self-inspections, tests and reviews of the Information Security program to ensure that systems are operating as authorized/accredited and implement corrective actions for any identified findings and vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure development and implementation of an information security education, training, and awareness program, to include attending, monitoring, and presenting local IS security training.
  • Ensures security logs and audit trails are reviewed in accordance with established schedules.
  • Ensure proper protection or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered within a system.
  • Ensuring compliance with current cyber security policies, concepts, and measures when designing, procuring, adopting, and developing a new system.
  • Developing, documenting, and monitoring compliance with and reporting of the cleared contractor facility’s system security program in accordance with the Cognizant Security Activity (CSA) guidelines for management, operational, and technical controls.
  • Performing risk assessments and documenting results in a Risk Analysis & Review (RAR) and keeping the risk assessment throughout the acquisition/development of the system life cycle.
    • Obtaining and maintaining NSIP Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) access in order to effectively manage all security authorizations for systems under their purview.
    • Coordinating with the cleared contractor’s Facility Security Officer (FSO) and the cleared contractor’s Insider Threat Program Senior Official (ITPSO) to ensure insider threat awareness is addressed within the cleared contractor’s system security programs.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Software, or Mathematics related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience
  • U.S. Citizen holding DoD Secret Security Clearance at time of hire
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Travel required up to 25%
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as ISSM / ISSO or IT Admin in a classified environment
  • Possess a working knowledge of applicable Information Assurance-related NIST 800-53, DAAPM, NISPOM, RMF, and other related documents.
  • Experience with auditing/assessing the security aspects of various OSs (Linux and Windows).
  • Background in implementing DISA STIG requirements for various flavors of Linux and Windows.
  • Experience in Linux / Windows administration and configuration.
  • Strong organizational skills / ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills / ability to speak to customer(s).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in generating System Security Plans, layout diagrams (rack, network, floor), Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&M) and any other required documentation to maintain an Authorization to Operate (ATO).
  • Proficient in Security Compliance tools (SCAP, oscap, scc, ACAS, etc.)
  • Proficient in network hardening (Firewall rules, network switch configuration, etc.)
  • Familiarity with log management software such as Syslog / Syslog-NG, audited, Windows Event Viewer.
  • Experience with network switch/router configuration including implementation of subnets.
  • Experience in implementing Windows Active Directory Services, Group Policy, or Linux LDAP Services.

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Location: Broussard, LA
Date Posted: October 28, 2022
Application Deadline: December 28, 2022
Job Type: Full-time