Information Systems Security Officer
General Dynamics AIS - Chantilly, VA

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight to deliver and the commitment to succeed, we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., General Dynamics employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in advanced information systems, intelligence collection and processing, business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems, and information systems and technologies.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Engineer to join our Information Assurance team. The position provides an opportunity to work directly with some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. Our employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to secure clients information systems and their contents. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

Responsibilities for this Position:

Key Responsibilities
The Engineer interacts with GDAIS clients to recommend and provide information assurance solutions “including supporting certification and accreditation activities. Counsel will be based on the employees understanding of the way various products and services interrelate. Team members also develop the verification procedures used in risk assessments and security tests and evaluations. The selected employee will develop various security documentations, including security, configuration management and contingency plans in compliance with Information Assurance policy. It is also the responsibility of the Senior Engineer to conduct risk assessments.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Practice creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance..
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs.
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDAIS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDAISs services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of emerging technologies, and the ability to effectively manage and protect information systems in a cost-effect manner.

The Information Assurance Engineer position requires a bachelor’s degree in a specialized area or field or the equivalent, and a minimum of two to five years of related experience. Applicants with a master’s degree and zero to two years may also qualify.

Department of Defense TS/SCI 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.

Qualifications (Preferred):

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience performing secure media transfers, evaluating hardware and software for vulnerabilities and risks, and supporting the assessment and authorization process by providing advice and guidance to customers and colleagues. Strong written and oral communication skills are critical.

Security+ or equivalent certification is strongly preferred. Candidates without an 8570 certification will be considered, but a certification is a condition of employment, and must be obtained within six months of hire to meet contractual requirements.

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end ISR solutions to help ensure our customers have the right...