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Deputy ISSM - RSD

ID: 493679
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Cybersecurity

Job Description

This position provides technical and Industrial Security knowledge and diverse technologies expertise and leadership to ISSOs and GTRI IT support staff; expert knowledge and experience with Risk Management Framework, NIST 800, JSIG, and NISPOM/DAAPM including writing/implementation of compliant local policy – whitepapers, and variances.

This position develops and trains users of policies and of various technologies, agency guidance, and DoD regulations. Successful history of effective communication with personnel at all levels of the organization chart and project leadership.

Development, implementation and direction of accredited Information Systems (IS) security programs; making substantial contributions in the plan, design, installation, modification and operation of IS capabilities; reviewing systems integrity and provide periodic examination of information system operations controls, and security; interfacing with and supporting needs of Lab Senior Management – Researchers and IT support; setting and monitoring standards; preparing activity and progress reports regarding the activities of the IS audit functions and ISSOs/auditors.

Planning, organizing and managing security, disaster recovery and similar functions related to information systems. Organizing security investigations and implementation of corrective actions. Leading Incident Response Team to include overseeing cleanup procedures and writing reports to the Cognizant Security Agency.
Participation/leadership in configuration management (manage, develop and maintain all printed and online documentation). Documentation including, but not limited to, programming and operation documents/manuals and policies/procedures.

Performing COMSEC Custodian duties.  IT Planning Management, Quality Assurance, IS Management, Information Systems Audit Management, Documentation Management, Network Planning.
Linux Administrator, Windows Administrator, Network Administrator, Generic/Proprietary System Administrator, Information System Auditor Manager, Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer, Data Security Administrator Supervisor, Documentation Administrator, Network Control Supervisor, Project Manager.
COMSEC Manager/Custodian

Education & Length of Experience

Research Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information System or Information Assurance/Security, or related fields.

Research Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information System or Information Assurance/Security, or related fields and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Information Security.
  • Candidate must be a US citizen capable of holding a Top Secret DoD Security clearance, active clearance a major plus.
  • DoD Directive 8140/8570, IAM Level III baseline certifications are required for this position. Must possess or be willing to possess CCNA, CISSP, MS Server Administrator, and other certifications as necessary to remain current with technology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information System or Information Assurance/Security, or related fields.
  • IAM Level III compliance with CISSP.

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.

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Atlanta, GA

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