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Information Security Officer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Oakton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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:This position requires a minimum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. 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.CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:This position requires a minimum of a IAT Level II (DoD 8570.1M) certification: e.g. GIAC Security Essentials - GSEC; CompTIA Security+ CE; Security Certified Network Professional - SCNP; Systems Security Certified Practitioner - SSCPAt General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of what's possible. Here you'll work with the best and your talent will be front and center on projects that impact the world. Are you up to the challenge? We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.Leading and overseeing the information security budget, staffing, and contracting, you'll direct a team that handles a wide range of security issues including architectures, electronic data traffic and network access. As the Advanced IT Security Specialist, we'll rely on you to apply defensive functions (e.g., encryption, access control, identity management) to reduce exploitation opportunities of vulnerabilities, as well as conduct import/export reviews for acquiring cryptographic systems. You'll also apply current computer science technologies to the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security. Are you ready to make a difference?What you'll experience:Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secretA team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discoveredWhat you bring to the table:Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experienceDevelops and executes security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate system email, data, and web-based systemsResearches attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasuresMaintains hardware, software and network firewalls and encryption protocolsAdministers security policies to control physical and virtual access to systemsProvides information to management regarding the negative impact on the system/mission caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information and systemsProvides security engineering and integration services to customersShows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little directionActs independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignmentsMay provide work direction to other employeesInvolved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, electronic data traffic and network accessVery strong knowledge of the following:disaster recovery and continuity of operations plansresponse and handling methodologiesresource management principles and techniquesserver administration and systems engineering theories, concepts, and methodssystem life cycle management principles, including software security and usabilityinformation security program management and project management principles and techniquesnetwork systems management principles, models, methods (e.g., end-to-end systems performance monitoring), and toolssecurity architecture concepts and enterprise architecture reference modelsapplicable business processes and operations of customer organizationssystem software and organizational design standards, policies, and authorized approaches relating to system designThe successful Information Systems Security Officer (LINUX) must have:Experience working with DoD classified IT systemsecurity configuration and processesWorking technical knowledge of UNIX/LINUX and Windows operating systems commands and utilitiesExcellent oral and written communication skillsExperience in government IT security standards, policies and directivesProficiency in UNIX/LINUX audit analysisData Center experienceMicrosoft Office Application experienceAbility to multi-taskExperience conducting forensic analysis on audit log data for security incidents a plusHands on Splunk application experience highly desiredApplicants must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher#CJ3General 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 12,000+ 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

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