Information System Security Manager

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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About GaN: 


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders.  


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN, you are not an employee; you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds.  


Come join the company and develops innovative solutions to make the positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Job Overview: 

GaN is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to support our growing team in Huntsville, Al. 


  • Develop and maintain formal information systems security policies and procedures 
  • Maintain a repository of all security authorizations for information security 
  • Design, develop, and recommend integrated security solutions for multiple unclassified and classified information systems (IS) with various operating systems 
  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies, provide configuration management, and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system 
  • Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 and 800-171 controls and determine which controls are applicable to the application, system, or hardware 
  • Establish and enforce internal IA policies to ensure that security is always considered when introducing hardware and software networking environment 
  • Perform risk analysis (e.g., threat, vulnerability, and probability of occurrence) whenever an application or system undergoes a major change 
  • Provide input to the Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation 
  • Advise project management on information assurance requirements as related to DFARS 
  • Provide input to GaN processesprocedures, and information systems to ensure they are meeting applicable standards and requirements from DFARS 
  • Other duties as assigned 


Requirements (minimum): 

  • 10+ years of experience. 
  • Ability to interpret and apply DOD and Army level cyber instructions and regulations 
  • Substantial cyber security experience in a formal DoD software development or Test and Evaluation program 
  • Knowledge of network monitoring tools and their individual capabilities, with a focus on the integrated use of multiple overlapping tools for real-time risk and vulnerability analysis.   
  • Knowledge of the DoD implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) aligned with NIST 800-53 and the DoD 8500 regulations.   
  • Knowledge of applicable information assurance needs as related to DFARS 
  • Knowledge of CMMC and its application to processes and information systems 
  • Demonstrated security management, leadership, and business acumen  
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times  
  • Effective management of multiple priorities and deadlines  
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills  
  • Strong customer service, quality, and team orientation  


Special Requirements: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance 


Equal Opportunity Employer: 

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify 


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