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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation ISSO/Infosec Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

ISSO/Infosec Specialist

Job Code 3707

Assigned Aurora Location Cambridge, MA

Locations Cambridge, MA

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ISSO/Infosec Specialist

Position Overview

At Aurora Flight Sciences, we design, build, and fly advanced aircraft and enabling technologies. We are searching for a talented and self-motivated ISSO/Infosec Specialist to help us advance the future of flight. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:


  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program.

  • Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.

  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.

  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing sensitive data types.

  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.

  • Provide configuration management for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.

  • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.

  • Perform risk assessments.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Active Secret clearance (or higher).

  • Security + certification (or CISSP).

  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills to resolve information security challenges.

  • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, and team members.

  • Effective written and oral communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical sides of the business.

  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience, 9 years' related work experience, etc.).

  • Attention to detail.

    Preferred Requirements

  • Experience taking a system to ATO and reauthorization of systems.

  • Experience with audit reduction tools.

  • Microsoft Intune and Purvue.

  • Palo alto firewalls and endpoint software.

  • Linux.

  • Experience performing risk assessments.

    Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work onsite in our Cambridge MA facility 4 days a week.

    Salary Range (Annualized USD)

  • Minimum Range: $82,000.00 to $147,000.00

  • Maximum Range: $103,000.00 to $183,000.00

    Aurora Company Overview Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora’s innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Aurora Total Rewards At Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. Aurora Flight Sciences provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location and date of hire. Please note that the salary information shown is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.