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Information Assurance Security Professional with Security Clearance

General Dynamics Mission Systems
106477.00 USD Annual
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Information Assurance
Job Type
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph 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 has an immediate opening for an Information Assurance Security Professional . This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting–edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high–stakes national security missions. The candidate will be designated as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) supporting multiple Special Access Programs administering the Information Assurance (IA) Cyber duties for government customers. Components of the IA program include Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities (i.e., documentation preparation, system configuration/validation, certification testing), security sustainment activities (i.e., hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, user interface, file transfers), conducting self–inspections, audit trail review, and delivering information systems security education and awareness. The candidate must be a self–starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing their time in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision. Additionally, the candidate will possess effective written, speaking, analytical, organizational, and customer service skills that will assist them in identifying solutions to complex compliance and security problems. The ISSO will coordinate duties with the System Administrators and/or Information Technology (IT) staff to ensure all configuration requirements are implemented and functional. The ISSO will conduct technical and nontechnical reviews and audits as prescribed by the Information Systems Security Manager. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS : As a member of the Information Assurance Security team the ISSO support s system security categorization effort s , security requirements selection/analysis, security control assessment s and perform s continuous monitoring. Executes or supports the execution of A&A activities, including development of required security documentation, including items such as System Security P lans, Security Assessment Reports , SCTM's and POA&M's in compliance with IA policy Perform weekly syst em audit reviews, media reviews, hardware/software configuration management Executes security testing and evaluation to ensure correct implementation of security controls Supports the a ssessment and mitigation of vulnerabilities throughout a system s life cycle Conduct IA security education training for all system users on appropriate risk mitigation strategies Perform incident response and cleanup actions when necessary per company or customer directions Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and procedures outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP). Assume ISSM responsibilities as assigned by the Region Manager and/or in the absence of the ISSM KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), JSIG (Joint SAP Implementation Guide), ICD–503, NIST SP 800–53 Experience implementing government security requirements to include technical computer/network system auditing Trained and proficient in Assured File Transfer (AFT) processes and tools Experience with various security assessment/hardening tools – STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Nessus, etc. Systems administration experience is highly desirable Very strong writing, speaking, analytical, and customer service skills Ability to participate in or lead security work groups Must be a self–starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision Maintains contact with external customer security professionals PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of the NISPOM, JSIG, ICD –503, NIST SP 800–53 and CNSSI 1253 DoD 8570 IAM–I level professional certification (i.e. Security + CE, CAP, GSLC) or ability to obtai n within six (6) months of hire Required Skills: This role requires a technical background creating POA&Ms, developing corrective action plans, and writing security plans, policies, and procedural documentation (not just reviewing or performing documentation review) Target salary range: USD $106,477.00/Yr. – USD $115,211.50/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled. Company Overview At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems. We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing. We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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