General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience).
Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED at time 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.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for an Entry-Level Cyber Security Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop and advance the cutting-edge technology that supports our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with the government to develop solutions that allow them to carry out submarine missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to deliver end-to-end solutions in mission systems integration, development, and operations support to fleets and the organization. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Entry-Level Cyber Security Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employees will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
As a member of the Cyber Security team, the entry-level Cyber Security Engineer will be supporting the Senior Cyber Security engineering team in the cyber security design efforts, cyber requirements analysis and cyber requirements flow down to the program elements. In addition, the entry-level engineer will be responsible for the following tasks:
Generates or supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation for the program
Executes or supports execution of A&A activities
Executes the security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results
Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the system life cycle
Knowledge of computer hardware such as laptops, servers, etc.
System administration experience with Red Hat Linux Operating Systems
System administration experience with Windows Server, Windows Workstations.
Knowledge of security systems such as firewalls, intrusion detection, two factor authentication, etc.
Proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST Standards, DoDI 8500.2 and SP 800-53, and other government security specifications and guidelines
Proficient knowledge of cyber security technology and trends
Ability to participate in or lead security work groups
Works under limited direction and in fast-paced environments
Creative thinker, good multi-tasker
Excellent technical document preparation and verbal communication skills
High proficiency in Microsoft Office products
OTHER SKILLS (a plus):
Hardening/Armoring of Linux and Windows systems using STIGs
Managing and implementing IAVAs on Linux and Windows systems
Implementing Host-based firewalls
Conducting A&A activities
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. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. 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