Serco Inc.

Manager Information Security

Recruiting Location
RL_DC51 - New Jersey Ave
Work Location
Information Security/Cyber
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

Secret Clearance Required


Act as Information System Security Manager for NAVSEA client SEA 21/PMS 443. Assist Navy Organization with Software and Information Technology (IT) efforts related to training system acquisition and Information Assurance (IA) accreditation.  This position will assist PMS 443 with all actions required to ensure systems achieve and maintain Authority to Operate (ATO).  Involved in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments.


Duties and Responsibilities               

Conduct Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities through the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Defense Business Systems, Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Platform Information Technology (PIT) ISs and networks within Navy Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) or its successor, in accordance with current DoD, DON, and NAVSEA policies.

Conduct in-depth technical reviews of A&A and C&A documentation from NAVSEA Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and field activities seeking authorization and/or accreditation from the Navy Authorizing Official (NAO) or the Functional Authorizing Official (FAO) in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures. Based on the technical reviews conducted, the contractor shall develop recommendations for corrective actions and/or courses of action. This includes, but is not limited to, recommendations on the following: validating test procedures, validating artifacts, validating plans and procedures, compliance status, validating tests, and validating results/repots and supporting documentation.


Additional responsibilities:

  • Assist Surface Ship Readiness (PMS 443), and liaison with SEA 21 and NAVSEA field activities in preparing their A&A and/or C&A documentation for submission to the NAO/FAOSchedule and facilitate collaboration meetings between the Security Controls Assessor (SCA), NAVSEA Echelon II representatives, and appropriate program offices, Warfare Centers and Engineering Agents
  • Assist in executing Cyber Security Assistance Visits at various NAVSEA activities with focus on the A&A and C&A efforts of the activity being assisted. Trips are usually 3 to 5 days in duration and estimated to occur 6 to 8 times per year
  • Maintain the Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository – Department of the Navy (DITPR-DON) database, used to record the present status of all NAVY IT systems. 
  • Assist the Cyber PM, Warfare centers and engineering agents in the implementation and execution of DOD and DON cyber directives and policy and directives and policies.
  • Provide reports as required such as, but not limited to, weekly metrics regarding A&A packages, risk metrics and data calls.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science or a related field plus 5-8 years of directly related experience.  
  • Educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience and / or CISSP certification.
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) and ability to assess security controls is required.
  • A base Information Assurance Certifications is required in one or all of the following; e.g., CISSP, CISM, CAP, or GSLC.
  • Proficiency with Navy Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes is required.
  • An active Secret Security Clearance Required for employment.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Navy training systems and organizations a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
  • Ability to apply technical expertise, and may have knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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