Advanced Information Assurance Engineer

3 months ago
ID
2017-28121
USA-WA-Silverdale
Category
Engineering-Other
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

 

Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). 

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.  This position requires the candidate to attain a DoD Personnel Reliability Program controlled billet.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Advanced Information Assurance Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • As a member of the cyber security team, supports the system security design effort, security requirements analysis, and security requirements flow down to the program elements
  • Executes or supports the execution of the development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy 
  • Generates or supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) (or Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation for the program
  • Executes or supports execution of A&A (or C&A) activities
  • Executes the security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
  • Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results
  • Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
  • Supports secure maintenance 
  • Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects with the execution of the system security activities
  • Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines
  • Proficient knowledge of cyber security technology and trends
  • Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
  • Recognizes and incorporates various security designs and lessons learned
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to sell concepts and ideas
  • Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions as they affect the cyber design and implementation
  • Proficient ability to clearly report relevant cyber systems engineering design
  • Regular contact with senior levels of internal security work groups
  • Ability to participate in or lead security work groups 
  • Works under limited direction 
  • Contact with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams 
  • Maintains contact with the external customers' security professionals
  • Creative thinker, good multi-tasker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications


This position is an IAT Level III position per DoD 8570.01-M.  A CISSP Certification is desired.


Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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