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Information Assurance Engineer

Company Name:
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions to help ensure our customers have the right information when they need it to act with confidence in their high stakes missions. As a business unit within General Dynamics' Information Systems and Technology group, we are dedicated to solving our customer's tough problems and providing the expertise and technical innovation required to transform data into actionable intelligence.
From undersea sensors to border surveillance systems to space electronics, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems designs and develops high-performance solutions to gather and organize data from across the cyber, space, air, land and sea domains. This is your opportunity to join a company with more than 50 years proven experience helping our customers be mission ready.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) 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. GDAIS 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 Information Assurance 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.
Key Responsibilities
The Senior Information Assurance 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 Advanced Engineer to conduct risk assessments.
Perform duties as the Senior Information Assurance Engineer for selected customer systems. Coordinate information technology security regulations and requirements, including the following:
Ensuring that security requirements for the systems will be met.
Execute Vulnerability scans, perform analysis and prioritization of the results, and determine action plans.
Support certification and accreditation of computer systems.
Assess and validate that technical security controls are in place by working with system engineers and developers.
Maintain hardware and software inventories.
Prepare System Security Plans, including development, test, and maintenance of a Contingency Plan.
Follow established reporting procedures.
The candidate will insure that security requirements: NIST 800 Sp-37, NIST 800-53, ICD 503, and CNSSI 1253, for the systems will be met
Additional Responsibilities
Practice creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance specifically in information assurance.
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.
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 Senior Information Assurance Engineer position requires a bachelors degree in a specialized area or field or the equivalent, and a minimum of eight to ten years of related experience. Applicants with a masters degree and six to eight years of related work experience also qualify.
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. SCI eligibility is required . 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.
Familiarity with the following tools is preferred:
Nessus
McAfee Vulnerability Manager
AppDetective
McAfee Foundstone Tool suite
Date: 2014-07-17
Country: US
State: VA
City: Fairfax
Postal Code: 22030

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