Information Technology Systems Security Engineer at BAE Systems

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a Fortune 500 Company, has created a new position for an Information Systems Security Engineer. This new position requires a person with hands-on Information Systems Security Engineering/Cybersecurity Engineering experience with information system security assessments, system hardening, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) or NIST Cybersecurity Framework security control implementation. This position will help us move the Platforms & Services Sector to a more secure digital manufacturing environment. The Information Systems Security Engineer will take a proactive approach partnering and engaging with business leaders, program managers, and professional engineers to meet current and new cybersecurity compliance requirements while maintaining our current production tempo.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Associate’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics or six (6) years of full time Computer Science work that can be substituted for the AS degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics or four (4) years of full time Computer Science work that can be substituted for the BS degree.

  • Cybersecurity Certification such as:
    • Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)
    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
    • Security + CE
    • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
    • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
  • Experience implementing system security requirements and controls in accordance with DFARS 252.204-7012, NIST SP 800-171 and NIST SP 800-53
  • Applying working knowledge and practical experience of Risk Management Framework (RMF) or NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Executing Information System Security Assessment Plans and preparing Security Assessment Reports (SAR)
  • Preparing and updating System Security Plan (SSP) and Plan Of Action and Milestones (POA&M) for Information Systems
  • Demonstrated experience applying system engineering skills to implement Security Requirements and Controls
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be a motivated self-starter who can perform duties independently and in a team environment

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Master's Degree in Information Management, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity
  • Demonstrated experience (2+ years) in Information Systems Administration (Windows or Linux) or Help Desk operations
  • Cybersecurity Certification such as:
    • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP CE)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Develop and implement security baselines for computing (Windows, UNIX, or Linux) operating systems
  • Develop and implement security baselines for networking (Cisco, Juniper, Brocade) systems
  • Demonstrated experience conducting STIG/SRG/SCAP analysis and applying STIG controls
  • Demonstrated experience performing, analyzing, and remediating vulnerability scans (Nessus/ACAS)

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

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