Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Information Security

Anduril is a defense technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent and funding to the defense sector. Our technology helps our customers solve their toughest challenges by enabling them to make better, more informed decisions in life-and-death situations. We've assembled a diverse team of experts in artificial intelligence, computer vision, sensor fusion, optics, and data analysis that are creating software and hardware solutions to radically evolve the capabilities of the United States and our allies. If you are passionate about solving problems that have real impact, come join Anduril and build the future of defense.

Anduril Industries is seeking qualified candidates for government-focused information security and accreditation roles, including Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs), Information System Security Managers (ISSMs), and Compliance Managers, to support Anduril’s efforts to bring cutting edge technology to the national security space. These positions will be based in Irvine, CA and Washington, DC. The ideal candidate has a background in information security in highly regulated industries, preferably defense.


  • Collaborate with the business development, mission operations, engineering , facilities, security, and legal teams on a variety of initiatives to deploy Anduril’s information systems in highly secure environments
  • Provide critical support to technical accreditation efforts specifically those part of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to include authority to operate (ATO), interim authority to test (IATT) and others.
  • Field complex compliance questions from stakeholders throughout the company, including engineering, bd, security, and legal
  • Execute all functions of the RMF process to include conducting system categorizations, mapping, detailing and managing the implementation of controls, writing system security plans (SSP), security policies, and POAMs
  • Manage operational aspects of COMSEC to include CCI, encryption systems, keying material and methods. This would include serving as COMSEC manager or alternate


  • Ability to operate independently and find unique solutions to complex problems. Must take initiative and be able to excel with minimal guidance in a highly complex, fast paced environment
  • Must understand the principles of information security and how to apply them in a logical manner
  • Four or more years of experience in US Government technical accreditation processes to include RMF and FedRamp
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of NIST SP 800-53, NISPOM and JSIG controls within a complex organization
  • Experience with DoD telecommunications and information systems access and accreditations, including JWICS, SIPRNet, and other classified networks
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. TS/SCI security clearance.


  • The ability to script (Bash, Powershell or Python)
  • Experience as an Information Systems Security Manager within DoD, a DoD contractor, or both
  • Security+ or CISSP certification preferred for 8140 compliance

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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