Date Posted
18 Jun 2019

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We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Overall Summary:
Lead, develops implement, and administer 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.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Primary advisor to the Site Security Business Area Lead 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.
  • Serves as primary Subject Matter Expert (SME) to business area leadership and outside agencies on all classified Information systems security matters; partners with appropriate site functional representatives (e.g., trade, Human Resources, Information Technology, Program Management, Engineering, etc) as appropriate
  • Implement local policies, processes, procedures and compliance with all National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and Office of Designated Approval Authority (ODAA) requirements
  • 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
  • Technically Develop ISSO team.
  • 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
  • Ensures that periodic self-assessments of the facility’s classified information systems are conducted as part of the overall facility self-inspection program and that all corrective actions are taken
  • 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
  • As requested implements all Corporate Security direction, policy and procedures throughout the facility in support of NISP, ODAA and CAES security requirements
  • Conducts and coordinates investigations into security violations related to cleared information systems; ensures corrective actions are implemented
  • Applies current computer science technologies to the development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security for classified information systems.
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Performs independently, or with a group, on site, group or enterprise-level security projects designed to enhance the security posture of CAES
  • Develops and implements general and remote maintenance procedures based on requirements provided by the cognizant security authority
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have minimum of 5 years of ISSO experience
  • Candidate must have and maintain active Security Clearance
  • Experience with large facilities, high volume of activity and numerous complex types of systems
  • Experience with accurate and timely submission of Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation packages, selecting and implementing security controls and associated documentation.
  • Completion of required Department of Defense (DoD) courses related to government security via CDSE
Preferred Requirements:
  • Computer Technical Certificate MSCE, CISSP, CISSM or equivalent
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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