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Early-Career Information System Security Officer

Littleton, Colorado

Littleton, Colorado

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Job ID: 668147BR Date posted: Jun. 11, 2024
Description:WHAT WE’RE DOING
C4ISR: Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

Across air, land, sea and space, thousands of sensors onboard manned and unmanned military platforms are collecting huge amounts of data. These Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems task, collect, process, analyze, fuse and disseminate the most mission-critical information. The threats our customers face require us to deliver innovation at scale, and with greater agility than ever before, to address their toughest challenges and ensure they stay ahead of ready.

In this important role you will:
• Support the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in developing, maintaining and overseeing the cybersecurity of assigned programs.
• Perform auditing of information systems, to include monitoring and recognizing non-compliance, suspicious and anomalous activity (i.e. threats), and reporting such activity to appropriate parties.
• Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan
• Document compliance actions within the approved automated compliance tracking system or develop a plan of actions and milestones (POA&M) to address non-compliance in accordance with the Continuous Monitoring Strategy.
• Assist in investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to Program Security Representatives, Program Managers, and the Counterintelligence team.
• Monitor and correlate data (e.g. logs, events, activity, etc.) from a variety of sources (e.g. Splunk, Trellix, Nessus, etc.) to identify and mitigate threats, vulnerabilities, and non-compliance.
• Participate in Configuration Control Boards by conducting risk assessments on proposed changes.

Please Note:
• This position requires a government security clearance; you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
• This position is full-time onsite at Deer Creek Facility in Littleton, CO.

You will collaborate with a diverse team of technical professionals including system/network administrators, cybersecurity engineers, program security, and communications security on key programs in collateral and Special Compartmented Information (SCI) environments. You will work with cross-functional, multi-site teams and should be comfortable working in a highly dynamic mission-focused environment and adept at working with geographically dispersed teams.

You appreciate the compliance side of cybersecurity and can visualize and understand complex systems in order to better manage risks and vulnerabilities. At the same time, you find it easy (and also fun) interacting with colleagues and customers. You thrive and do your best in a collaborative and agile environment. You can work under general supervision and have general understanding and application of technical security principles, theories, and concepts in the field.

A level 2 employee is typically early career and has 2+ years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Our global commitment to diversity and inclusion reflects our values of doing what's right, respecting others and performing with excellence. We recognize the importance of Business Resource Groups (BRGs) and Employee Networks as integral components of our workplace inclusion programs. Learn more about this and all of the other amazing benefits Lockheed Martin has to offer.

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package here!
Basic Qualifications:
- Interim Secret clearance
- Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance
- Familiar with industry standard Information Assurance tools
- Familiar with continuous monitoring of system security controls
- Possess a valid certification that meets or exceeds DoD 8140 basic foundational requirements for ISSM work role, to include Security+, GSEC, CAP, CASP+, CCISO, CSSP, CISM, CISSP, Cloud+, SSCP, or GSLC
Desired Skills:
- Prior experience as an ISSO, ISSM, or related DoD Cyber Workforce Role
- Previous experience working in a SAP/SCI/Collateral environment
- Hands-on experience with auditing and Information Assurance tools
- eMASS/XACTA experience
- Knowledge of the system authorization process, associated artifacts and their requirements (e.g. SSP, SCTM, Security CONOPs, SOPs, etc.)
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Top Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in California and New York (excluding most major metropolitan areas), Colorado, Hawaii, Washington or Washington DC is $70,500 - $135,000. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.
(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full-time employees: accrue at least 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO) to be used for incidental absences and other reasons; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of Vacation per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO, Vacation, sick leave, and holiday hours are prorated based on start date during the calendar year.

This position is incentive plan eligible.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Security
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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