Manager, Information Assurance

Req ID:  28920
Travel:  Less than 20%

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 7 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered



Your role in helping us shape the future:

Join an innovative team that is responsible for transforming the customer experience by creating and bringing to market new products and services based upon globalized connectivity without boundaries. We reach beyond the traditional satellite industry and the broader communications landscape.   As part of the Intelsat vision, we will define new products with the performance, features, and flexibility required to open new profitable markets, drive new revenue streams and ensure the most reliable and secure communications globally. To accomplish our goal, we are looking for bold thinkers who will continue our legacy of innovation for decades to come.

Equal Opportunity Employer                                

Manage a team of Information Assurance professionals who are focused on providing security architecture, policy and design guidance for various systems and networks, while enhancing Information Security threat and compliance programs. Apply IT security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources and processed information. Establish and publish an Information Security (INFOSEC) program, identify and analyze threats and vulnerabilities to the information systems to maintain protection, accomplish risk analysis, security testing, and certification due to modifications or changes, complete computer security plans, and enforce mandatory access control techniques.

 Are you up to the challenge?

  • Managing a team of Information Assurance professionals.
  • Overseeing various audits (e.g.: SOC3, SOX etc.) and compliance assessments.
  • Providing Information Security Certification and Accreditation Support for applications, systems and networks in accordance with appropriate policies and processes.
  • Managing a security program, reporting all incidents promptly and providing corrective action to prevent further incidents. 
  • Working with internal business process owners to assure internally developed systems are secure.
  • Collaborating with product, Innovation and engineering groups as new tools are brought into the environment and products are developed, to ensure these meet security requirements.
  • Developing cost effective and technically compliant, strategic and tactical plans for new/modified IA architectures and computer security
  • Coordinating the development of technology insertion plans to upgrade existing architectures or products to meet future IA needs 
  • Ensuring that processes and procedures for analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of the various projects and or programs meet the IA/security field needs
  • Creating and maintaining IA documentation in support of program documentation deliverables, or follow on development efforts
  • Working closely with the Systems, Network and Security Engineering teams in formulating Security policies and be involved in security related product engineering and implementation.
  • Ensuring the ongoing integration of information security with business strategies and requirements.

You should definitely have:


  • Bachelor's Degree (or an equivalent amount of education and work experience) with at least five to seven years of experience in corporate Information Security.
  • Three (3)+ years of experience with managing or establishing INFOSEC or COMPUSEC programs and procedures
  • Three (3)+ years of experience with managing network security programs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Information Security methodologies and frameworks, network and security design and implementation strategies and system design and architecture.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to interface with upper management, vendors and peers.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Intrusion Detection and Firewall architectures, Network and Security provisioning, Security integration and Network and Security auditing and assessments.
  • Knowledge of and experience with designing Network and Security architecture for Service Provider Networks.

It Would Be Nice If You Had:

  • Prior experience in managing security professionals and building inter-organizational relationships.
  • Professional certifications as a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and/or Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).

What it’s like to work with us:

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture



  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC