Cyber Systems Engineer

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer. 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, threat modeling, offensive, attack vector, defense-in-depth

Tasks may include:

  • Supporting cyber system engineering activities
  • Conducting Assessment and Authorization activities for DoD and Intelligence Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework and ICD-503 guidelines
  • Developing system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones
  • Conducting vulnerability scans to validate system compliance with DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGS)
  • Coordinating, static code scans and dynamic code scans to detect software vulnerabilities
  • Identifying and implementing vulnerability resolutions and/or mitigations
  • Conducting 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 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • ISC2 CISSP certification or equivalent certification
  • Experience with national Cybersecurity policies DoD or Intelligence Community assessment and authorization processes and procedures
  • Expertise in vulnerability assessment, control allocation and risk mitigation
  • Experience with DISA STIGs and IAVA compliance hardening, vulnerability scans and remediation
  • Experience with traditional A&A tools: ACAS Nessus, HBSS, Xacta, eMASS, SCAP Scanner, HP Fortify, WebInspect, STIG Viewer
  • US Citizenship and ability to be granted a security clearance by the Federal Government
  • Team leader with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively build and lead teams
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Good mentoring skills
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Other offensive or defensive cyber security certifications (ISSAP-CISSP, ISSEP-CISSP, CCSP, CEH, OSCP, etc)
  • Experience with cloud and cross domain solution accreditations
  • Experience with the Application Security and Development STIG
  • Understanding of offensive security tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Leadership skills (supervisory experience, building teams, building customer relationships)
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with higher level managers, functional managers, customers, industry partners, and teammates
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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