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Job Ref:  95248617
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Fairfax
22/10/2016 05:14
ID 2016-20765
Job Location USA - VA-Fairfax

Required Clearance No clearance
Posted Date 9/1/2016
Category Information Technology

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an IT Cyber Security Associate to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to be part of the team working with cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies are functioning as efficiently and securely as possible. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the IT Cyber Security Associate 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 IT Cyber Security Associate will assist with Cyber Security initiatives and provide technical support to General Dynamics Mission Systems and our clients. Responsibilities include: serving as a representative for IT Cyber Security, spanning across all functions of the information security organization covering control areas including Application Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Operations Management, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with members of IT and Information Security to assess risk and make decisions on appropriate risk strategies; perform risk assessments that consider reasonably foreseeable threats, asset value and exposure, mitigating controls and provide risk mitigation recommendations
  • Perform critical security assessment activities including the identification of compliance gaps, development of remediation plans, documentation, and monitoring compliance status
  • Provide guidance and assistance to support the successful implementation and enforcement of security policies and procedures
  • Support the development of Information Security education materials and awareness activities
  • Support the development and updates to security policies and procedures
  • Coordinate information security audits, including managing the audit relationship and responding to requests for information
  • Manage the tracking of remediation activities of any findings/issues
  • Continue to identify improvements in the compliance program

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a basic understanding of Information Technology, and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems. Candidates will need to:

  • Be able to self-educate
  • Be motivated to learn and continue to grow skill set
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Be effective in verbal and written communications

The IT Cyber Security Associate position requires a bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or the equivalent and zero to two years of related experience. Candidates with a master's degree may also qualify.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is 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. 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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