Classified IT Program Manager - Active Clearance

Costa Mesa, CA /
Anduril - Internal Operations – Information Security /
/ On-site
(Experienced Information Technology Professional - Familiar with standing up networks, interfacing with government customers as an ISSM, taking ownership of programs and interfacing with external / internal customers)

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.

Job Description
Anduril employs a variety of networks and networking infrastructures to support global operations. Program Leads are in charge of overseeing the functional operations of the networks they are in charge of, from workstation specs to the network performance. IT Program Leads lead a team of administrators and analysts to enable the program personnel to create contract deliverables. Well versed in Information Technology and the Risk Management Framework, IT Program Leads are the driving force of Anduril's closed programs. Forward thinkers capable of managing teams as well as critical thinking skills in order to solve complex problems are the best candidates for an IT Program Lead. 


    • Serve as the driving force behind Anduril network environments.
    • Manage a team of system administrator(s) and compliance analyst(s) professionals to provide end users with a secure and smooth network environment.
    • Oversee the RMF lifecycle management of the programs under their purview
    • Take technology standards from the commercial space and apply them in classified, air-gapped environments.
    • Work with Information System Owners to understand key stakeholders’ needs and requirements to provide complex technical solutions to drive contractual obligations.
    • Tailor NIST 800-53 controls and determine which controls are applicable to the network environment, as well as oversee the implementation of Continuous Monitoring for their respective programs.
    • Provide expertise on RMF documentation in order to reduce the administrative cost of maintaining an operational environment.
    • Define, document and follow standards and best practices that would impact the organization as a whole and enhance the operational environment of Anduril across multiple programs.
    • Develops and maintains Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities, address customer concerns, and monitor the life cycle of their respective network environments.


    • Familiar and comfortable with monitoring of RMF authorization, implementation, and end of life cycles processes.
    • Intricately familiar with NISPOM (32 CFR Part 117) DAAPM, JSIG, applicable NIST publications, and RMF.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of exploits, attacks, and tools used by skilled hackers.
    • 2-4 years of experience in RMF Cybersecurity (ISSM, ISSO, System Administrator) or related discipline (vulnerability management, SOC, threat hunting, Cyber intel, GRC or other governance role).
    • CISM / CISSP or equivalent IAM level III certification (For DoD 8140 compliance)
    • DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.


    • Prefer experience or knowledge of modern software development techniques and processes and their security (CI pipelines, microservices architectures, cloud and container based deployments).
    • Scripting knowledge (Python, Bash, Powershell, etc.)
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!