Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description
BAE Systems is looking for a Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer in our Reston, VA and or Nashua, NH facilities. The qualified candidate will be working on the security engineering team supporting engineering activities in a rapid development environment to support the specification, development, and application of computer security technologies, cybersecurity and information assurance management techniques to DoD and Intelligence Community systems.

Keywords: Cyber, security, vulnerability, STIG, RMF, Risk Management Framework, A&A, Assessment and Authorization

Tasks may include:

  • Supporting Assessment and Authorization activities for DoD and Intelligence Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework and ICD-503 guidelines
  • Supporting the development of system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones
  • Supporting vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGS)
  • Conducting vulnerability scans, static code scans and dynamic code scans to detect software vulnerabilities
  • Supporting security test events to achieve accreditation milestones
This position may require business travel to customer locations in support of product demonstrations, software installation, and system testing.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • Understanding of national Cybersecurity policies, IA standard security principles, standards and industry best practices
  • Experience in DoD or Intelligence Community assessment and authorization processes and procedures
  • Experience with DISA STIGs and/or IAVA compliance hardening
  • Experience with traditional A&A tools: ACAS Nessus, HBSS, Xacta/eMASS, STIG Viewer
  • US Citizenship and ability to be granted a security clearance by the Federal Government
  • Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Motivated self-starter with good problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability
Preferred Skills and Education
  • ISC2 CISSP certification or equivalent certification
  • Experience with static and dynamic code analyzers
  • Understanding of offensive security principles
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Planning and organization skills
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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