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.
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.
Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).
A Relocation package may be available 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:
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
Executes systems auditing
Executes log reviews
Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
Supports secure maintenance
Supports system access management
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 experience with at least one operating system (Windows, Linux or Cisco).
Hands-on experience with ACAS-NESSUS & SCAP scans and analysis, STIG CKLs, SCC benchmarks, Vulnerator
Proficient with DoD security best practices
Supported patch management, system hardening, and verification of STIG compliance for of OSs (i.e. Windows 2012, Windows 7/10, and Linux operating systems), applications, and Microsoft Office products
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
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
IAT Level II position per DoD 8570.01-M (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP or higher).
CISSP Certification is desired.
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!
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