• Cybersecurity / Information Assurance Engineer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/21/2019 11:03 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    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 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

    The candidate must have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance upon hire.

    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 opening for a Cybersecurity / Information Assurance Engineer to perform system security requirements analysis/definition, system security architecture/design, and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities.


    What you'll experience:

    • Being a part of a team that develops industry-leading cybersecurity technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe
    • Working closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions
    • Career-defining challenges and opportunities to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some our nation's core defense and intelligence services and systems

    What you bring to the table:

    • Cybersecurity experience throughout the system development life cycle to include detailed security analysis, requirements analysis and decomposition, design/development of security solutions, software development, security verification/validation, and system administration to meet mission needs and customer expectations
    • Proficiency in the use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories, with Agile experience preferred
    • Proficiency in effective selection of appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the development and implementation of cybersecurity engineering products and solutions
    • Strong scripting skills, preferably in PowerShell to perform system administration tasks
    • Experience utilizing Windows Deployment Toolkit and PowerShell to automate installation of VMware vSphere, Windows 10, Windows Servers, and RedHat operating systems.
    • Experience using PowerShell to automate offline patching, firewall rules configuration, Microsoft Desired State Configuration Manager, deployment of Windows IIS Web Applications, security lockdown configuration, monitoring of ports/protocols/services, and monitoring and automation of threat detection.

    "What sets you apart:"

    • Experience in the application of cybersecurity technology and trends to the architecture and design of large systems, including assessment and mitigation of system threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
    • Experience in the implementation of cybersecurity specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), ST!Gs, and other government security specifications/guidelines.
    • Experience automating configuration and validation of security mechanisms
    • Experience scripting continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) of web applications frameworks utilizing tools such as Jenkins or GitHub Actions.
    • Experience interacting with senior program leadership, external customers, security professionals, and senior levels of security working groups
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills effective in reporting elements of cybersecurity engineering for large systems, including requirements, design, implementations, issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Problem-solving, creative thinking, and multi-tasking skills
    • Effective at handling complex assignments and ability to quickly grasp and apply new information

    "One last thing:"

    An active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification or equivalent is highly 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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