Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to support the Air Forces next generation InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system. Our customer is the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Program Office located at Hill AFB, north of Salt Lake City, Utah. This will be a long term project with the weapon system anticipated to remain operational until 2075.

We are seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Engineer with a willingness to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment. They must possess high energy and a strong motivation to make a difference. They must be comfortable working with changing priorities. The ability to switch tasks with minimal disruption is a must.

The Cybersecurity Engineer will create, identify and prepare documents, perform assessments, and interface with other organization supporting RMF accreditation. They will assist the government in assessing contractor plans/designs for Cybersecurity throughout the GBSD System. They will analyze Commercial off the Shelf (COTS)/Government off the Shelf (GOTS), Modified COTS/GOTS, Trusted Systems and Networks and other cybersecurity related information. Experience with the DoD's Cybersecurity processes (DIACAP and Risk Management Framework (RMF) to include NIST security controls) are a plus.

The Cybersecurity Engineer will work with all integrated product teams across the GBSD program to assess the impacts of vulnerabilities, develop and implement mitigation plans, and document all findings. Our team provides future weapon system and lab architectures, concepts of operation, modeling, simulation, and plans for addressing all of GBSD, in addition to focusing on weapon system command and control and Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) integration options. Our team includes existing staff with extensive expertise in the current Minuteman III weapon system, and actively participates in all acquisition activities for this next generation system.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Minimum Experience 15 years with BS/BA, 13 years with MS/MA.

At least 10 years progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership.

Self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Thorough understanding of cybersecurity and security engineering principles.

Knowledgeable of best practices when implementing security controls including software engineering methodologies, hardware engineering, security engineering principles.

Familiarity with or willingness to rapidly learn Risk Management Framework and cybersecurity controls consistent with CNSSI No. 1253, NIST 800-53, and DoDI 8510.01 ,DoD/DOE nuclear weapon lifecycle activities in accordance with DoD Directive 3150.1 and DODI 5030.55 as well as any other relevant U.S. law, DoD, CJCS, United States Air Force (USAF), or other Service Component, directive, policy, instruction, or guide.

Security Clearance investigation closure date needs to be within 6 years or a current ongoing TS re-investigation.

Preferred Skills and Education

BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Software Engineering, or Data Processing.

Possess cybersecurity background and training consistent with DoDI 8570.01 Level III (e.g., CISSP or CISSP Associate)

Experience with integrating security functional requirements into existing acquisition lifecycle phases, milestones, and deliverables using systems engineering principles and methodologies

Experience in ICBM C2 or similar strategic systems

Prior experience working with Department of Energy and National Security Agency requirements

Prior experience working with classified systems

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work.

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