Spirit AeroSystems

Information Assurance Specialist 3-Security Clearance Required

Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
Requisition ID
Posted Date
8 months ago(12/15/2021 3:52 PM)
Information Technology


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


  • Monitor laws, regulations, industry standards and best practices related to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and ensure the implementation of these standards in the organization as required
  • Develop, maintain and interpret policies and procedures related to the protection of systems, networks, people, information and property
  • Perform compliance and assessment activities related to information security, data privacy, incident management and risk management
  • Collaboratively develop risk mitigation plans with subject matter experts and ensure accountability for these actions
  • Assess compliance, security, and control risks related to information systems and technical infrastructure
  • Develop training and education materials and promote information security awareness
  • Translate complex, technical concepts into business-relevant terms to facilitate effective decision making by non-technical personnel
  • Support audit activities – both internal and external, related to information security
  • May oversee and manage the DoD accreditation of secure operating systems and networks
  • Collaborate with federal oversight/regulatory agencies to ensure company/program compliance to DoD requirements
  • May manage information systems access requests and administer security awareness training programs


Required Skills

  • 3+ years information security or Information system security officer (ISSO) experience.
  • This position requires an active U.S. (DOD) Security Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain Security Plus Certification (DOD 8570 certification) within first 6 months of employment
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience; above-average Excel skills, some Microsoft Project skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written


Preferred Skills

  • Computing Certifications
  • Cross-functional coordination/communication to achieve project goals
  • Strong computer proficiency, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of manufacturing business processes

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT systems engineering, computer science, information technology or related fields is preferred or 3+ years of associated work experience

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


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