• Cybersecurity Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 4 days ago(5/17/2018 6:16 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.



    - Familiar with Network devices (Cisco, Juniper)

    - Working knowledge of Windows (XP, 2003, 2008, 7), RHEL Linux, QNX

    - Familiar with Cellular network call handling and 3G networks

    - Knowledgeable and trained on RMF

    - Working experience with ACAS scan analysis, STIG CKLs, SCC benchmarks, Vulnerator

       - eMASS experience*

    - Have worked on DIACAP and/or RMF Authorization projects and performed data collection, analysis and risk assessment.


    Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance 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.


    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Cybersecurity Systems 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.


    - 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

    - Highly proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    - Highly proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines
    - Highly 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
    - Highly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions as they affect the cyber design and implementation
    - Highly 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
    - Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications

    - Possession of Current/Active DoD Common Access Card highly desirable

    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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