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Saab Global

Information Systems Security Manager

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 March 2024

Job Description:

Saab is seeking an Information System Security Manager to join our team in East Syracuse, NY. You should be well organized, with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. You will support information assurance activities for Saab’s classified environments ensuring compliance with the National Industrial Security Program standards.


The position involves:

  • Developing and maintaining all required RMF artifacts to include documentation and diagrams, security scans using approved Government scanning tools, and Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms)

  • Resolving vulnerabilities identified during security scans, applying required patches and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), performing self-assessments, and support third-party SCA assessments.

  • Preparing and reviewing documentation to include Systems Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs)

  • Planning, designing, and building security architectures that meet DoD requirements.

  • Managing requirements for network and computer security and ensures compliance with corporate cybersecurity policies and procedures.

  • Defining cybersecurity requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related network devices.

  • Conducting risk assessments.

  • Ensuring all users have the requisite security clearances and access authorizations and are aware of their cybersecurity responsibilities for access to classified systems.

  • Responding immediately to cybersecurity-related incidents and providing a thorough post-event analysis. Investigating intrusion incidents and conducts forensic investigations. 

  • Investigating security alerts to determine applicability to the classified environment.

Compensation Range: $94,800-$120,900

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • Expert-level experience supporting DoD systems accreditation, certification, and authorization processes (e.g., RMF), to include assessing & mitigating risk in information systems; performing compliance auditing of information systems; developing and maintaining DoD information systems accreditation documentation; participating in configuration control board activities.

  • Ability to present results/content to customers (internal or external) or other stakeholders.

  • Experience performing DoD ACAS scans.

  • Experience implementing NIST 800-53 security controls.

  • Experience developing, applying, and assessing secure technical baselines for various applications and products (i.e., Windows OS, Linux OS, firewalls, switches, etc.)

  • Experiencing applying DoD SRG/STIG’s

  • Experience assessing cyber compliance using DoD STIG Viewer and SCAP Tools

  • Experience with LDAP and Microsoft Active Directory

  • Security audit log analysis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must hold a current SECRET clearance.


  • BA/BS degree in information assurance or related discipline

  • 15+ years of experience


  • MA/MS degree in information assurance or related discipline

  • 13+ years of experience


  • DoD 8570.01 IAM Level III Certification (e.g., CISSP)

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.