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Information Systems Security Engineer opening! Albuquerque, NM

ARMADA Ltd. is looking for highly qualified candidates to join our growing team as Information Systems Security Engineers supporting the United States Air Force 505th contract at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM. For the full job listing and to apply, visit our website. 


At ARMADA Ltd., we hold true to the meaning of the term “Armada” by offering a fleet of capabilities to address personnel, asset, reputation and information assurance concerns of any organization. Our mission stresses the importance professionally, proactively and innovatively preventing or mitigating risk. To achieve this, we require a team of trusted and highly-skilled professionals to ensure that we adhere to the preeminent standards of our industry.


With this mission in mind, we hope that if you can meet these qualifications and would be interested in joining our winning team, take a moment to explore our company more by visiting our website here.


Type: Full Time

Location: Kirtland AFB (Albuquerque, NM)

Reports To: ARMADA HQ

Security Clearance Required:  Active *Top Secret / SCI*


Duties & Responsibilities: 

Information Systems Security. (100%)

  • Provide direct support and assistance in day-to-day administration of the Information Systems Security program. Provide certified professionals commensurate with their responsibilities in accordance with DoD Directive 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01-M, and perform Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) duties.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to subordinate units involved in SAP activities as necessary, and provide technical review and recommend engineering solutions for all networks supporting SAPs.
  • Perform all ISSO responsibilities for the DMOC collateral and SAP Battlespace enclave, unclassified development systems, and for externally-managed systems that require an ISSO within the DMOC Battlespace.
  • Provide ISSO support for network interconnections to include releasable classified network connections.
  • Systems Accreditation. Establish and maintain enclave and network accreditation and special approval authorizations, as required, for all networked and stand-alone information systems (IS) operating within the DMOC collateral Battlespace.
  • Hardware, Software and Media. Maintain continuous positive control over all IS hardware, software and magnetic media entered into, and removed from, DMOC, and the DMOC collateral Battlespace.
  • Execute audits on all DMOC, and DMOC collateral Battlespace computer/information systems IAW applicable policy directives.
  • Perform and document initial training for all personnel prior to granting access to any classified IS.
  • Configuration Management (CM). Serve as a key member on each unit's CM Board and ensure CM is maintained and documented.
  • Risk Management Framework - Continuous Monitoring Program. Participate in the development and/or modification of the computer environment cybersecurity program and requirements according to DoD and AF Directives, Instructions, or Manuals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to implement Risk Management Framework (RM) and Distributed Mission Operations Network (DMON).
  • Skilled in systems administration


  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level III certification is required [CISSP (or Associate), CASP, CISA, GCED, GCIH]

Minimum Years’ Experience:

  • 9 year’s relevant experience (3 specialized)

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
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Update on requirements for this position:

Certifications: DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II [Security +] / Level III [CISSP]