• Security Engineer

    Posted Date 4 days ago(1/14/2020 12:51 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Top Secret
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a related 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



    • 10 years of relevant experience
    • 5 years of experience in system security analysis and implementation; secure system engineering or design; and work in protocol and/or interface standard


    Department of Defense Top Secret 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a 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.


    The Security Engineer shall implemented Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices. The Security Engineer will plan and carry out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks.The Security Engineer will contribute to  incident response, cyber resiliency analysis, and recovery plans. Additionally, the Security Engineer will direct the web application and platform security testing.  The candidate should have good experience in recognizing and remedying application vulnerability points and the handling of application critical data.  The candidate will have the opportunity to work with current platform and  application monitoring tools to  capture anomalous activity in systems and have the responsibility to ensure that proper alert mechanisms are in place.  The Security Engineer will work closely with industry partners to advise the government on security vulnerabilities and recommendations.


    Should meet the following requirements:

    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
    • Certs or formal training in Information Assurance
    • Worked on ATO packages
    • Experience as a cloud security engineer for Amazon Web Services (AWS)



    • Responsible for the security of applications, to include:
      • Incident response and recovery plans
      • Cyber resiliency analysis and planning
      • Web application and platform security testing
      • Designs monitoring and alerting capabilities for anomalous activity in systems
      • Monitors platform and application for anomalous activity in systems
      • Understands application critical data and vulnerability points
      • Coordinates with industry partners to advise the government on security vulnerabilities and recommendations
    • Top Secret Clearance required

    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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