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Job Ref:  95589858
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Massachussetts
City:  Pittsfield
13/10/2016 05:07
ID 2016-20937
Job Location USA - MA-Pittsfield

Required Clearance Secret
Posted Date 9/14/2016 10:05:00 AM
Category Engineering-Systems

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 a Senior Systems Engineer to join our Systems Security Engineering team as the Cyber Security Engineer. The position provides an opportunity to develop the 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 create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Cyber Security Engineer will enhance their skill set 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
This Cyber Security Engineer will be part of team performing design and test functions for various security functions. He or she will need to apply experience and understanding DoD Cybersecurity requirements and processes to ensure each IPT understands the requirements and controls that must be applied to the design. He or she will be responsible for guiding the design and test teams through the use of Cybersecurity tools and processes to ensure the delivered products can be sold off to the customer.

Cyber Security Engineers analyze, design, develop and test General Dynamics Mission Systems systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort. Additional responsibilities may include:
  • Analyze and/or administer security controls for information systems in lab and field environments
  • Ensure designs meet applicable security technical implementation guides (STIGs)
  • Conduct engineering vulnerability assessment of systems utilizing DoD approved IA tools (ACAS) and DISA STIGs
  • Identify technical applicability, remediate, support mitigation of IAVA notices and support metric reporting
  • Research, interpret, and provide technical policy guidance pertinent to information and system security
  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Mission Systems culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
  • Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems technology.

The Cyber Security Engineer position requires a bachelor's degree in a technical field, preferably Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or Math and at least eight to ten years of related work experience. Applicants with a master's degree and a minimum of six to eight years of related experience are also eligible.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within 24 months 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.

Candidates should have experience in several of the following:
  • System Level Certification and Accreditation (preferrably)
  • Cross Domain solutions and products
  • Defense in Depth/Breadth
  • Identification, authentications and authorization
  • Network/Security Management
  • STIGs
  • A&A documentation
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) or DIACAP

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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