Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) in Camden, Arkansas


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking experienced Senior Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join the team at our growing facility near Camden, Arkansas , an easy drive from anywhere in Southern Arkansas' Golden Triangle (El Dorado, Magnolia, Camden). Eligible for robust relocation package. Check out this short YouTube video featuring our Camden site: Successful test of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s eSR-73 advanced large solid rocket motor (

You're not just "doing a job" at Aerojet Rocketdyne. The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security.What we can offer you:

  • Position may be eligible for robust relocation package or hiring incentive.

  • Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized asAmerica’s #1 Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company (

  • Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (

  • Paid time off - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 4/10 schedule providing longer weekends, but additional hours maybe required as needed. Paid holidays including one-week year-end paid holiday shutdown.

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts with company contribution, and Wellness programs.

  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match, employee stock ownership program

  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, free training through Rocket University and Energetics University, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

  • Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings. Those who express an interest may be considered for current and future positions.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

100% - Responsibilities of the ISSM include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing, maintaining, and overseeing the system security program and policies for their assigned facility or area of responsibility

  • Ensuring compliance with current government security policies, concepts, and measures when working with stakeholders to design and develop new systems

  • Developing and implementing an effective system security education, training, and awareness program

  • Maintaining a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures

  • Identifying and mitigating system vulnerabilities based on risk and impact

  • Developing, maintaining, and updating Plans of Actions, and Milestones (POA&M) in order to identify system weaknesses, mitigation, and timelines for applying corrective actions

  • Certifying to government Authorizing Officials (AOs) that the requirements and procedures listed within the security plan are in accordance with contractually imposed regulations (NISPOM, NIST SP 800-53, DAAPM, JSIG, etc.)

  • Ensuring systems are operated and maintained in accordance with the Security Plan and government issued Authorization to Operate (ATO)

  • Ensuring audit records are collected and analyzed

  • Obtaining and maintaining NISP Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), and/or applicable government system access, in order to effectively manage all security authorizations for systems under their purview

  • Managing, maintaining, and executing the continuous monitoring strategy

  • Conducting periodic assessments of systems and ensuing corrective actions are taken for all vulnerabilities and findings


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate disciplineand six (6) years of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • DOD 8570.1 Certified (Level II or higher) ; Security+ or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other applicable 8570.1 certifications required

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Position may require the ability to satisfy enhanced personnel security requirements (as applicable). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and/or Linux system administration (2+ years)

  • Familiarity with security configuration control and change management (SCCM)

  • Experience with networking concepts (switches, network security, TACLANE)

  • Experience with security concepts (Data Loss Prevention, Active Directory, and Security Log Analysis)

  • Active and continuous learner - either higher education or Continuing Professional Education


Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Will require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coats. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (

Location US-AR-Camden

Job ID 21239

Zip 71711-1036

Category Security

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site