• Security System Field Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/13/2019 9:49 AM)
    ID
    2019-39668
    Job Location
    USA-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Category
    Engineering-Systems
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degreeplus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

     

    Candidates should have:

    • Intermediate Linux/Unix administration knowledge
    • Basic to intermediate Windows administration knowledge
    • Intermediate understanding of security design and architecture, Active Directory/LDAP, and computer virtualization

     

    Clearance Requirements:

    A TS/SCI with Polygraph 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

    A Relocation package may be available for this position.

     

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Security System Field 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.  Focusing on our cutting edge User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) solution, you will interface directly with customers and play a key role in designing analytic strategies to identify risky behaviors, architecting data ingestion pipelines for the full range of enterprise data sources, and working closely with teams to ensure customer success.

     

    The successful candidate will be offered specialized training to support our technologies and is expected to become proficient in all aspects of complex software solution deployment. Additionally, the candidate will provide training, troubleshooting, and on-site/remote support to customers. 

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
    Participates in requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of system elements direct supervision

     

    Work directly with customers’ insider threat and cybersecurity analysts to position the Forcepoint UEBA solution for success

    • Demonstrate competency working hands-on in Linux based environments, troubleshooting on-site technical issues, using and configuring the insider threat solutions to deliver actionable analytic results
    • Bring practical information security experience to bear to ensure seamless implementations, including: demonstrated knowledge of security information event management solutions, such as Splunk, ArcSight, and QRadar, as well as typical data feeds, such as web proxy logs, Active Directory logs, remote access logs, etc.
    • Continually learn and update skills in quickly evolving core technologies, including Elastic, Apache NiFi, and python scripting.
    • Provide technical briefings to customers and Forcepoint corporate leadership as required
    • Integrate with the product team to ensure strong “voice of the customer” in product decisions and strategy


    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or an equivalent technical discipline 
    • DoD 8570 certifications preferred (e.g. Security+, CISSP)

    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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