Highly Classified Section Supervisor

Program/Line Mgmt - Other Technical
ITSD - Information Technology Services Department
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You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you... 

  • Possess a BS degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, related field or equivalent experience.
  • Have a minimum of 8 years of experience in cyber security in classified environments within the Department of Defense or Intelligence Community with a minimum of 5 years of experience overseeing or directly supporting information system security programs.
  • Have at least 5 years of experience working in classified facilities as an Auditor, ISSO, ISSM (or combination thereof)
  • Hold a current DoD 8570 certification (IAM Level II or III).
  • Hold an active Top Secret security clearance and are able to obtain a TS/SCI+poly level clearance. Current SSBI required. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience of the Classified Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process with the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NISPOM, or JSIG or other equivalent security frameworks.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with managers and technical staff.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and the understanding of customer focus.
  • Minimum of 5 years writing System Security Plans (SSPs) as an ISSO or related role.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience leading technical teams delivering solutions to complex IT problems, including strong prioritization, organization, planning, teamwork, problem-solving, and negotiation skills.


You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you... 

  • Experience with commercial cloud solutions in support of classified programs.
  • Experience with government networks at University Affiliated Research Centers.
  • Some practical experience with programming / scripting languages.
  • Working familiarity with Director of Central Intelligence Directives (DCID), Intelligence Community Directives (ICD), and/or JSIG security requirements.


Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. 

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.



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