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Information Security and Compliance Manager

Date:  Oct 23, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Maryland
City:  Columbia
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  35407

Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

This job will be part of the Communications Solutions Group, which is responsible for Keysight's portfolio in the Wireless Data Ecosystem, including wireless devices, operators, internet infrastructure, and Aerospace & Defense. Our software-centric solutions accelerate our customers' time to market and reduce their costs - giving them a competitive advantage in today's and tomorrow's technology waves.

Job Description

As a member of Aerospace, Defense, and Government Solutions Security Operations team, this individual will work closely with various groups in Keysight (ie: Keysight’s Information Security and Compliance team, R&D, Sales, IT, Product Security) as well as directly with customers to drive the unique information and cyber security requirements that can be found in the Aerospace and Defense industry. This individual must be self-driven and demonstrate clear ownership and accountability for the needs of today while monitoring emerging industry, regulatory and customer trends and requirements.  They must look proactively at implementing new requirements and mitigating risk to improve Keysight’s effectiveness as a trusted supplier.


The primary responsibilities include:

  • Single PoC and liaison for IT for new and changing requirements as it pertains to various security requirements, including NIST 800-171
  • Understand and implement necessary changes to support industry requirements (ie: DISA STIG, Win10 SHB, etc)
  • ISSM (Information System Security Manager) to set-up and manage classified computer systems (as needed)
  • Project lead for data spill clean-ups
  • Overall management and maintenance of key internal PC/Servers:
  • Internal Secure File Sharing Server
  • Clearance database
  • Fingerprint PC
  • Participate with industry groups specializing in spill remediation to ensure Keysight’s policies are up to date (ie: CAISSWG)
  • Provide direct IT support for government security and other cleared individuals (as needed)
  • Advise R&D teams on new regulations/updates for instrument declassification/sanitization and operational security documentation
  • Work with the Product Security team to help define and implement security features and controls that meet AD market requirements
  • Partner in development of required Keysight security management plans
Job Qualifications

This position requires:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree or University Degree or equivalent
  • Typically 10+ years relevant experience in Information Security and IT Compliance
  • Proven Experience as a Project Manager, leading cross-functional teams
  • Must be familiar with NIST 800-171
  • ISSM (Information System Security Manager) certification is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of declassification/sanitization and operational security documentation
  • Expertise in developing security management plans
  • Based on high level of security, position requires US Citizenship
  • Active DoD TS or TS/SCI Clearance level required
  • Unique blend of strong IT background and understanding of the Aerospace & Defense ecosystem


Position can be based in the following locations: Santa Rosa, CA, Loveland, CO, Everett, WA or Columbia, MD 

Job Function







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa || Americas : United States : Colorado : Loveland || Americas : United States : Maryland : Columbia || Americas : United States : Washington : Everett

Job ID : 35407 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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