Information Assurance/Security Architect

Connect the people who matter to the data they need themost. At BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, our cutting edge teams areproviding customers with the latest technologies in cloud, cyber, softwaredevelopment and virtualization to enhance intelligence collaboration and makethe world a safer place. We’re ready for any challenge – are you game? Join us andlearn what Inspired Work is all about.

Senior Cyber Security/Information Assurance Architect responsible for security processes and implementation supporting a large customer on a new multi-year contract. This is a rare career-making and learning opportunity for the right person—a make-a-difference role with a large impact on National Security.

Responsibilities include:

Performance in multiple areas of information security compliance, risk management, security engineering, system certification, IT operations security, product assessment,enterprise security engineering, secure systems management, insider threat analysis and protection, cyber situational awareness, secure wireless networking and mobile computing, hardening Windows operating systems, secure workstations, secure data management, secure web technology, and secureprotocols, and authentication.

Deliver expertise in dealing with changes caused by internal and external factors and in developing solutions and recommendations for issues caused by threat and technology changes. Act as trusted advisor to program and government senior leadership with extensive evidence of ability to provide strategic direction in leading activities in support of team and enterprise objectives. Provide professional knowledge and experience of information systems security policies and practices.

Develop security architectures, and engineering system specifications. Conduct strategic planning and recommend implementation strategies. Ability to manage a team of cyber security professionals. This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for multiple customers and/or projects. In this role, you will execute tasks and support for the development teams on various projects. This task requires expertise in Information Assurance—you need to be the go-to person. Establishing a track record of reliability and trust with team members and security stakeholders is crucial. As part of the BAE Systems team, you be required to work directly with our Customers as well as provide occasional consulting on related projects including proposal support also required.

Key success attributes:

  • Strong network and host security background in Windows
  • Hyper-V, SCCM, WSUS, and patching experience
  • Outstanding communication skills including verbal and written; Word, PowerPoint,Excel, Visio, Project, and other tools to communicate with peers and customers at all technical levels
  • Scanning systems and assisting the team in remediating vulnerabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management in government and contractor teams
  • Ability to plan, design, and implement secure solutions supporting mission essential requirements
  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate key security requirements to the service development teams
  • Experience ensuring systems comply with key government security requirements and demonstrate that through verification testing with government security stakeholders

The ideal person for this role is flexible, experienced, technically capable,self-motivated, and can effectively influence others to deliver the right solution for the customer. Creativity, personal backbone, and IT security experience are required. Information Assurance experience is required to be successful in this position. A mix of professional relationship skills and technical skills are required in this role.

Travel: Occasional 2-7 day trips to other CONUS/OCONUS customer facilities may be required 2-3 times per year.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Required Skills & Education:

Bachelor’s degree in IA/Cyber Security, Knowledge of NIST 800-53, DIACAP, or DODIIS security requirements, 12+ years experience in Information Assurance positions, Experience with multiple IC component organizations, Experience with system hardening, Experience working in a team environment on similar tasks, DoD 8570-M, IAT Level III and IAM Levels II and III (CISSP or similar certification).

Preferred Skills and Education Preferred Skills:

Successful team leadership experience, Security architecture, engineering, and A&A experience, Strong Windows administration and hardening experience, Experience working on and supporting classified networks including DoD, IC, and special programs, IA metrics experience, Virtual host experience with VMWare or Hyper-V, IT security training experience as a Subject Matter Expert, Experience managing ICD-503 A&A activities, Experience with System Security Plans, Experience with Retina and other scanning tools, Master’s degree or Doctorate in IA or Cyber Security, IT certifications—managerial or technical certifications such as Cloud Security, PMP, CISSP, MCSE, RHCE, CCIE, SANS, etc.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security 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. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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