• IT Governance and Compliance System Specialist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/26/2019 1:01 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    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 an Information Technology Governance and Compliance System Specialist to join our IT team.   The selected candidate will work to define/refine a set of governance frameworks to ensure proper use and management including cloud services. Additionally this role will provide support for GDMS’s actual use of external cloud services of any type. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the IT Governance and Compliance specialist will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


    Key Responsibilities:

    The Governance and compliance specialist supports the definition, formulation, and dissemination of policy, procedure, development and support processes to the GDMS organization on the use of IT products and services. Anticipated activities for this position include:

    Collaborate with Cybersecurity, Application Development, Cloud, Governance, and Compliance teams to formulate and implement strategies for cloud and other IT based security tailored to specific risks facing the GDMS.
    Support the development of a balanced governance framework including process definition & refinement to include the cloud service lifecycle
    Support external cloud usage to ensure compliance with society, regulatory, corporate and industry standards for cloud based security; escalating governance findings or issues as necessary
    Continuously evaluate existing cloud security practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrating improvements to the cloud programs within the organization.
    Support the qualification of business requests to use cloud services
    Support project, contractual and supply chain functions on creation, modification and management of agreements with External Service Providers for cloud services
    Ensure appropriate monitoring is established and operational in each environment as needed
    Support the use of IT Services: training, use, management
    Support the execution of audit and assessment activities for the external cloud environments
    Track issues and remediation for cloud service providers
    Support the Cloud Steering Committee as a subject matter expert in cloud governance leading practices including risk reporting, performance reporting, remediation, strategy, roadmap, and issues management
    Develop and conduct IT governance reporting for executive management to include reports on overall external cloud risk, performance, issues, strategy, compliance, legal, and finance



    Minimum 5 years of experience in secure application/platform development and cyber security 
    Minimum 3 years of project management, consulting, and/or application security analyst experience 
    2 years’ experience with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure Services or similar services
    Certifications desired:   Amazon foundational certifications – Practitioner, Architect, Developer, Operations
    Amazon Solutions Architect or Amazon Certified DevOps Engineer, CompTIA Cloud+ Certification, Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) 
    Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
    Strong working knowledge of Management and monitoring of external cloud services
    Usage costing for external cloud services
    External Cloud Security Governance
    Identity Access management concepts
    Performance and security monitoring of External Cloud Environment
    Risks inherent with the use of External Cloud Services
    Possess a strong understanding of security protocols to be leveraged in a cloud environment
    Understand the unique environments: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and how best to leverage them
    Experience integrating external cloud services into an enterprise architecture
    Experience working with Cloud Service providers to address SLA performance issues
    Possess an understanding of how software tools can be used in an external cloud environment and how that potentially impacts asset management functions


    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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