Sr Systems Engineer - Cyber - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 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 in Huntsville, Alabama requires a Senior Systems Engineer with a strong background in cyber security. Candidate will support a multi-discipline team of Engineers to provide cybersecurity engineering to assist in analysis, definition and coordination of system-of-systems level requirements for a Department of Defense customer. Candidate will work as part of a team to define functional, performance, and interface requirements to ensure an acceptable level of cyber protection across networks, platforms, and nodes. Candidate will assist in the planning and coordination of plans to test and validate that cyber security requirements will meet goals.
Demonstrated cyber security knowledge with baseline and area of expertise certifications IAW DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III (3), or DoD 8140 Specialty Code 45. Example Baseline Certifications are CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED and GCIH. Example Area of Expertise certifications are CCNA, RHCE, MSITP, or Linux+.
Familiarity with developing system level requirements using DOORS or similar requirements management tools.
Familiarity with system architecture tools for performing requirements analysis and documenting architectures such as Rhapsody, Magic Draw, System Architect, etc.
Demonstrated past experience with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) cybersecurity controls, implementation, and verification as found in DoDI 8500.1, DoDI 8510.01, NIST 800-53, CNSSI 1253, and NIST 800-53A
Demonstrated past experience with DoD cyber risk management process as found in NIST 800-30 and NIST 800-37
Familiarity with common cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE’s) and mitigations
Familiarity with network- and host-based cybersecurity concepts and practices
Demonstrated past experience with cyber test planning, execution, and data analysis in developmental testing (DT) and/or operational testing (OT)
Demonstrated past experience with systems engineering concepts and processes
Past experience with cybersecurity support to complex weapon systems.
BS Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical degree. MS degree in a related field and continuing education in Cyber Security is highly desirable. 20+ years relevant experience desired.

Company Overview
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