Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

BAE Systems - Hill AFB, UT3.9

30+ days agoFull-time
BAE Systems is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst in support of the Air Force’s next-generation Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system. This will be a long term project with the weapon system anticipated to remain operational until 2075 – you can contribute to a critical initiative that will provide protection through deterrence for generations yet to come!

This position will work with Integrated Product Teams (IPT) to assess the impacts of vulnerabilities, develop and implement mitigation plans, and document all findings. The position also performs testing to validate established security requirements, recommends additional security requirements and safeguards, supports the formal testing required by government accrediting authorities, prepares System Security Plans, updates Plans of Action and Milestones, reviews system audits, and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.

This position is part of a matrixed organization and has responsibility for ensuring that appropriate policies, standards, procedures, and automated mechanisms designed to appropriately protect the security of information are documented, implemented, and followed to ensure long-term consistency.

The Cybersecurity team supports compliance assessment, monitoring, Computer Network Operations (CNO), Computer Network Defense (CND) and Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) for current and future weapon systems, government IS and commercial IS.

The successful candidate will have a broad experience base in Information Technologies and Cybersecurity and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with the energy and motivation to make a difference. Knowledge of the Department of Defense's (DoD) Cybersecurity processes (DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and/or the Risk Management Framework (RMF)) is a plus.

Responsibilities include:
Build collaborative internal relationships with program and project teams, as well as external relationships with customers, regulatory bodies, other agencies and business partners.

Assist the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program in capturing and refining information protection requirements, integrating those requirements into system designs, ensuring program compliance with government requirements, laying the groundwork for and developing documentation to support an Authority to Operate (ATO).

Evaluate gaps in security and identify solutions to mitigate risk, including business processes, technical controls, or policy improvements. Validate that activities and controls enacted to secure information are assessed.

Develop security practices that embody industry standards, best practices and DoD requirements.

Prepare and present training activities, materials, awareness programs that encourage proper security practices.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Minimum experience 15 years with Bachelor's Degree (BS/BA), 13 years with Master's Degree (MS/MA).

At least 10 years progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership.

Self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Thorough understanding of cybersecurity and security engineering principles.

Knowledgeable of best practices when implementing security controls including software engineering methodologies, hardware engineering, security engineering principles.

Familiarity with or willingness to rapidly learn Risk Management Framework and cybersecurity controls consistent with Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) No. 1253, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53, and DoDI 8510.01 ,DoD/Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapon lifecycle activities in accordance with DoD Directive 3150.1 and DoD Instruction 5030.55 as well as any other relevant U.S. law, DoD, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), United States Air Force (USAF), or other Service Component, directive, policy, instruction, or guide.

Current Security Clearance with background investigation date within the last six years; eligible for Top Secret (TS) clearance.

Preferred Skills and Education

BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Software Engineering, or Data Processing.

Possess cybersecurity background and training consistent with DoDI 8570.01 Level III (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Leadership Certification (GSLC)).

Experience with integrating security functional requirements into existing acquisition lifecycle phases, milestones, and deliverables using systems engineering principles and methodologies.

Experience in ICBM Command and Control (C2) or similar strategic systems.

Prior experience working with Department of Energy and National Security Agency requirements.

Prior experience working with classified systems.
Technical understanding of computer networks, hardware, databases, applications, security components, computer operations, and operating system maintenance.

Understanding of the DoD environment and familiarity with government agency reviews and audits.

Experience with integrating security functional requirements into existing acquisition lifecycle phases, milestones, and deliverables using systems engineering principles and methodologies.

Experience with the DoD RMF process and requirements.

The ability to mediate contentious situations and develop consensus. A demonstrated history building bridges across organizational boundaries and the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical persons in management across a large, complex organization.

An individual with high integrity and capable of building strong, trusting relationships.

Experience in a matrix organization.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work.