• Senior Information Assurance Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/9/2018 10:41 AM)
    ID
    2018-33920
    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 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

     

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

    • Substantial use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Substantial understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines
    • Substantial understanding of cyber security technology and trends
    • Recognizes and incorporates various security designs and lessons learned
    • Substantial written and verbal communications skills
    • Able to sell concepts and ideas
    • Substantial ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions as they affect the cyber design and implementation
    • Substantial ability in reporting relevant cyber systems engineering design
    • Ability to lead security work groups

    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 a Senior 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:

    • Leads security requirements analysis, security requirements definition, system security design, security architecture generation, security trade studies, and security verification and validation with little or no supervision
    • Leads security planning, cost and risk analyses for the program security activities
    • Develops detailed security analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
    • Synthesizes security solutions within the context of the system to meet customer expectations while staying within schedule and cost constraints
    • Recognizes various security architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those security architectures, is able to perform/lead system-level security architecture effort
    • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine security of design
    • Effectively chooses the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of the security engineering products
    • Leads or develops the program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy
    • Assesses and mitigates system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
    • May supervise or manage lower level employees
    • Leads technical security tasks for large and medium teams or projects
    • Leads security proposals and contributes the security portions of large and medium sized proposals
    • Leads the generation of small subcontract Statement of Works (SOWs)
    • Mentors less experienced engineers internal and external to the department on IA/cyber principals, practices, and processes

     

    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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