• Cybersecurity / Information Assurance Engineer

    Posted Date 4 days ago(1/14/2020 3:45 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    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.



    An active Department of Defense Top Secret clearance is required at time of hire. Candidates must be able and willing to obtain an SCI within a reasonable amount of time after date of hire. An active TS/SCI clearance with current Polygraph at time of hire is highly desired. Applicants selected for the Senior Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer position 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.


    Candidates must be willing to obtain the CISSP within 6 months after date of hire.



    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) / Certification and Accreditation (C&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/intelligence services and systems

    What you bring to the table:


    • Experience in detailed security analysis, design/development of security solutions, and security verification/validation at the system of system (SOS) level to meet mission needs and customer expectations
    • Proficiency in the use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories, with Agile experience preferred
    • Experience in the technical cybersecurity tasks for medium and large teams or projects, including mentoring of less-experienced engineers
    • 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

    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), STIGs, and other government security specifications/guidelines
    • Experience in contact 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 TS/SCI clearance with current CI Polygraph at time of hire is required.
    • An active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification 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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