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Chief Information Security Lead *Partial Remote, Clearance/CISSP Required*



Posting ID: JP-002158330

Full Time
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Chief Information Security Officer Lead working at Arnold Air Force base in Tennessee. The Air Force Test Center's (AFTC) Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) is a national aerospace ground test facility that conducts tests, engineering analyses, and technical evaluations for research, system development, and operational programs of the Air Force (AF)

and Department of Defense (DoD), other Government agencies, and industry.

Support the Cyber team as it seeks to improve the AEDC ability to protect the installation by detecting and responding to threats. Provide subject matter expertise as it relates to enterprise network security architecture, current threat actor activities, and best of breed cyber mitigating solutions considering cost, risks addressed, and applicability. Lead a team of Cyber Security Engineers to perform vulnerability testing, penetration testing, gap analysis, threat-based assessments, identify current capability strengths and weaknesses, and provide concise actionable results to assist decision makers in how best to allocate the Cyber budget and respond to threats. Lead engagements with the Air Force Cyber and Systems Engineering orgs and stakeholders. Manage the scoping, assignment, progress, and completion of work assigned to the Cyber Team. Provide leadership and guidance for analyzing and discovering useful content from the Cyber and Systems Engineering – oriented information sources, and how it can be fed to analysis tools to help answer specific question types. Provide guidance for considering Cyber Security Engineering/Operations and Systems Engineering best practices from commercial IT delivery organizations as part of transformation solutions. Provide leadership and guidance for the team’s work in identifying transformation/improvement recommendations along with structured and credible rationale, and support the documentation and communication of the team’s work and the results. Provide mentoring to team members to increase their competency, knowledge and effectiveness related to the governance, assessment, operations and execution of Cyber Security, Cyber Engineering and Systems Engineering practices for DoD IT systems and services.


10+ years experience in a cyber security role. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Must be CISSP certified (or other certification in compliance with DoD 8570 requirements for IAM Level III). Experience operating in a Federal, Intelligence, or DoD IT program organization. Experience working with information securing and information assurance requirements, architecting security solutions, and assessing the operations of deployed security solutions. Experience assessing an organization’s current Cyber Security operations and identifying actionable improvements. Experience assessing the cyber security posture across the complete IT ecosystem including enterprise software and systems, networks, hosting environments, and end devices, and identifying prioritized actions to be taken to reduce risk. Experience assessing and embedding cyber security processes and principles in all life cycle phases of IT software and systems, from the perspective of developer, hosting operator, portfolio manager, and functional owner. Experience assessing vulnerabilities and securing systems from cyber attacks.


Cissp certification, Cissp, secret clearance

Top Skills Details:

Cissp certification,Cissp, secret clearance

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

The program that SMS is supporting is called BCITS II. It is about an 85 person program. SMS is a sub to Abacus and has about 10 people on the program. This person will be responsible for leading 4 other SMS employees and one other sub employee. The role is comprised of 60% leadership and 40% technical. Any knowledge of WVI (weighted vulnerability index) or CCRI readiness inspection is a big plus. This contract was just awarded in February, so there are 5 years remaining.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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