• Senior Information Assurance Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/15/2019 3:12 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Top Secret
    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.


    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). 

    Responsibilities for this Position

    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.



    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


    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

    Certification requirement:


    IAT Level II position per DoD 8570.01-M (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP or higher).

    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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