• Information Assurance Professional

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-32614
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    Category
    Engineering-Other
    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 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense 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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Information Assurance Professional.  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:

    • Supports 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 Risk Management Framework (RMF)
    • 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 or supports execution of security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
    • Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results
    • Supports secure maintenance 
    • As a member of the cyber security team, may support the system security design effort, security requirements analysis, and security requirements flow down to the program element 

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Familiar with DoD developement programs
    • Familiar with application of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Solid understanding of verification and validation process
    • Familiar with cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines
    • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Solid ability to clearly recognize and report relevant system security concerns and issues
    • Receives and acts on instructions from immediate supervisor
    • Ability to participate in and contribute to multiple work groups 
    • Works under general supervision 
    • May have some contact outside Engineering or with external customers
    • Solid written and verbal communications skills
    • Creative thinker, good multi-tasker
    • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

    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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