• System Security Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/12/2019 2:49 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Systems Engineering
    Employment Type
    Intern Conversion
    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.

    Department of Defense security clearance is not required at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance. Applicants selected will be expected to meet U.S. Government security investigation and 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 System Security 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.


    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 IA policy
    Supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) (or Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation for the program
    Participates in 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
    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

    Working knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    Working knowledge of the system engineering process
    Working knowledge of verification and validation process
    Good written and verbal communications skills
    Works well within a team and understands the concept of influence management
    Ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
    Working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
    Creative thinker
    Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

    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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