Blue Sky Innovators Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), TS/SCI Arlington, VA · Full time

We are seeking a highly skilled Information Systems Security Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the security of our information systems and data in accordance with government regulations and industry standards. This role requires a deep understanding of defense-specific security requirements and a commitment to protecting sensitive information.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain information security policies, procedures, and controls in compliance with government regulations, including NIST SP 800-171, DFARS, and ITAR.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate with government agencies, auditors, and other stakeholders to ensure compliance with security requirements and regulations.
  • Monitor and respond to security incidents, including conducting investigations and implementing corrective actions as needed.
  • Manage security tools and technologies, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and encryption tools, to protect against cyber threats.
  • Provide guidance and support on security best practices and procedures.
  • Stay current on emerging threats and technologies in the defense and cybersecurity domains.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management and government stakeholders on the organization's security posture and compliance status.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
  • IAT Level III Certification (CISSP, etc.)
  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • 5 years of experience in information security in a government defense contracting environment preferred.
  • Deep understanding of government security regulations and standards, including NIST SP 800-171, DFARS, and ITAR.
  • Strong knowledge of security technologies and tools, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and encryption.
  • Excellent understanding of security risk management principles and practices.
  • Experience leading security incident response and investigations.
  • Familiarity with CERT/CISA Advisories preferred.
  • Familiarity with JSIG preferred.

Blue Sky Innovators, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. If you are a qualified job seeker with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please email us at [email protected] and provide your name and contact information. Please note: this is only for job seekers with disabilities requesting an accommodation.