DRS Technologies Inc. Information System Security Manager in Largo, Florida

Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

DRS Naval Electronics is a collection of Lines of Businesses and Centers of Excellence driven to be the U.S Navy's Leading provider of electronics products, subsystems, systems and integrated solutions, and expand into adjacent markets. Naval Electronics site locations span across the continental United States

and include Johnstown, PA, Largo, FL, Chesapeake, VA, Twin Cities, MN, Germantown, MD, Washington, DC, and San Diego, CA

Job Location

Largo, FL


Manager I Information System Security

Position Summary

Administers and implements security procedures for classified computer systems based on the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE) and other U.S. Government agency security requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers and implements security procedures for classified computer systems based on the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE) and other U.S. Government agency security requirements

  • Evaluates IT systems from stand-alone laptops to complex Wide Area Networks

  • Determines the viability of DRS IT systems to process and protect classified information and evaluate vulnerabilities

  • Identifies cyber security attacks and helps develop mitigation strategies

  • Develops and maintains technical proficiency of ever changing technology developments

  • Applies current computer science technologies to the development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security for classified information systems. Primary advisor to the Site Facility Security Officer (FSO) on all classified information systems security matters and liaison to the local Defense Security Service (DSS) Information Systems Security Professional (ISSP) on all matters pertaining to classified information systems

  • Implements local policies, processes, procedures and compliance with all National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and Office of Designated Approval Authority (ODAA) requirements

  • Serves as primary Subject Matter Expert (SME) to site FSO, site leadership and outside agencies on all classified information systems security matters; partners with appropriate site functional representatives (e.g., trade, Human Resources, Information Technology, etc) as appropriate

  • Develops and maintains all DoD requirements, including the Defense Security Service ODAA standards to ensure compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual

  • Reviews and approves requests for access to cleared computer systems

  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies and operating procedures supporting government agency requirements

  • Conducts periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure NISP and ODAA compliance; accurately reports security posture to site, group and corporate leadership

  • Develops, conducts, coordinates and delivers site information systems security education program requirements to all users of the classified information system(s) supporting classified programs

  • Identifies and documents unique local threats and vulnerabilities to classified information systems security

  • Ensures that periodic self-assessments of the facility‚Äôs classified information systems are conducted as part of the overall facility self-inspection program and that all corrective actions are taken

  • Develops and implements general and remote maintenance procedures based on requirements provided by the cognizant security authority

  • As requested implements all Corporate Security direction, policy and procedures throughout the facility in support of NISP, ODAA and DRS security requirements

  • Conducts and coordinates investigations into security violations related to cleared information systems; ensures corrective actions are implemented

  • May oversee and provide direction to staff or assigned personnel, such as a site Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs independently, or with a group, on site, group or enterprise-level security projects designed to enhance the security posture of DRS

Basic Qualifications

5+ years of experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Technical Certificate (MSCE or GAIC certificate) or equivalent related experience

  • Completion of required Department of Defense (DoD) courses related to government security

  • Five years of security experience in either the defense industry or Information Systems Security, or a combination of both.

  • Posseses or be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance.

  • Analytical ability to understand and interpret Department of Defense (DoD) and compnay security policies and procedures.

  • Substantial communication skills to advise customers of DoD and company industrial secirity policies and procedures and supervise the plant protetion personnel.

  • CISSP Cerftification is a plus

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NEL