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Specialist, Cyber Intelligence

Nashville, Tennessee

Job ID IMS20222209-90885
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


L3Harris, ForceX division is an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) software development and geospatial application technology programs. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions enables front-line special operations aviators to save lives by allowing aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces. We are the Trusted Choice of End-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community. Working at L3Harris ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence.

Located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park, L3Harris ForceX is more than just a place to work. We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays, flexible work hours (6:30 am to 7 pm) and a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. We enjoy a culture of dedication, innovation and creativity where we approach work with a positive outlook every day, while at the same time, integrating and engineering software that interfaces with some of the newest and coolest hardware on the planet.

L3Harris Nashville, Tennessee, is seeking a Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in support of Department of Defense and National programs. Duties for successful candidates include management and oversight of collateral information systems that support multiple systems and customers, coordination of information system accreditation/certification processes; interaction with current and potential customers; performing system and network self-inspections; oversight of identifying information system vulnerabilities and implementing countermeasures; Policy creation/update; oversight of information system security records; receiving direction from the FSO and Cyber Security Director. The ISSM will be responsible for IT and information system security issues that may affect the mission of the customer.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate the operational security posture for programs and information systems
  • Ensure the completion/preparation, review, and maintain documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Assessment and Authorization packages, and other documentation to support Information System accreditation.
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals; and ensure audit records are collected, reviewed, and documented (to include any anomalies).
  • Oversees the completion of Plans of Action & Milestones (POAMs) against accredited information systems.
  • Develop and maintain a directorate focused information systems security program to ensure compliance of IT assets with accreditation requirements specified under ICD 503, DAAPM, IC, and DoD regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate the review and evaluation of cyber security programs and effectiveness of implementation; identify problem areas; updates and establishes new requirements in response to new technologies and threats; and make recommendations to achieve a fully compliant IT architecture.
  • Develop and implement training and awareness programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.
  • The selected candidate will support a diverse security team onsite and participate in Engineering and Configuration Review Boards and Working Groups to develop secure system solutions.


  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in information assurance/security experience (RMF/DIACAP/NISPOM/JSIG/JFAN)
  • Minimum DoD 8570 IAM I certified, ability to gain IAM level II within 6 months
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (800-53)
  • Familiarity with personnel security and physical security accreditation
  • Familiarity with applicable DoD policies, procedures, and operating instruction related to IT, and IA.
  • Requires strong critical thinking/analytical skills, attention to detail, creativity, and a sustained commitment to excellence and quality.
  • The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Position requires time management, prioritization, team building skills.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with SPLUNK, NESSUS, Security Center highly desired
  • Experience with network and information systems at varying classification levels
  • Familiarity with system architectures, to include WAN/LAN design and maintenance, controlled interfaces, etc.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux client/server security administration and the underlying technologies such as TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP, and the security subsystem (IA&A).
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to interact with persons of varying importance, multi-cultural customers and personnel.
  • Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
  • Must be able to work any shift and overtime as required.
  • Knowledge and Implementation of 32 CFR part 117 and DAAPM

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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