BAE Systems is looking for a senior Cybersecurity Engineer for their USMC Wargaming Center which will be developed and operated from our McLean VA location. Candidate must be experience with implementing cybersecurity and DoD Instruction 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliance. This is a 2 year opportunity which will transition into a 5 year opportunity in the Quantico VA area. The Marines are building a new Wargaming facility on Quantico VA which will run 16 wargames a year and multiple classification levels. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, will all be used to deliver state of the art wargaming capabilities to the USMC. This is a very exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a large contract with a long future. Candidates do not need clearances at this time but will be submitted for TS/SCI clearance which will be need 2 years in the future when we move the Quantico location.
Required Skills and Education
8570 Security + certification
Security Incident Handling & Response:
Must be able to handle any imminent threat of current violation of an organization's security policies or standard security practices. These security incidents could include malware, ransomware, phishing, Advanced Persistent Threats, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, and more.
Must be able to manage and analyze the security information and event management (SIEM) tools and services. You will need to be able to create automation with the SIEM and take the real-time analysis produced from alerts and translate that into incident response plans.
Audit & Compliance:
Must be able to conduct a thorough review of the organization's adherence to regulation guidelines, such as HIPAA, FISMA, SOX, PCI DSS, GDPR, ISO 27001 and 20000, and COBIT. Security audit and compliance knowledge is very important because any missed area of regulatory compliance could lead to significant fines and penalties for the organization.
Analytics & Intelligence:
Must be able to leverage analytics and intelligence gathering to identify and detect attacks as quickly as possible. Using analytics and intelligence allows the security practitioner to aggregate network and application data to prevent attacks from occurring in the future.
Must be able to leverage a firewall to filter network traffic and prevent unauthorized access onto the network. In addition, the security expert must have a knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and know how they relate to the firewall.
Must be able to operate the IDS and then identify any suspicious traffic on the network as well as any security policy violations.
Application Security Development:
Must be able to improve the security of any application by finding, fixing, and preventing its vulnerabilities. In addition, the expert must test and validate during the software development lifecycle (SDLC) so that vulnerabilities are addressed before an application is deployed.
Advanced Malware Prevention:
Must be able to leverage advanced threat protection software to prevent, detect, and identify Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) that might circumvent traditional security solutions like anti-virus, firewalls, and IPS/IDS.
Mobile Device Management:
Must be able to work with the IT department to secure and deploy smartphones, tablets, and laptops as well as understand data loss prevention strategies.
Data Management Protection:
Must be able to handle, analyze, and securely store all types of data.
Should understand forensic tools and investigative methods used to find data, anomalies, and malicious activity on the network, in files, or other areas of the business.
Identity & Access Management:
Needs to understand the best practices for Identity and Access Management (IAM) and ensure that the security policy demonstrates an acceptable use for various roles and responsibilities within the organization
Preferred Skills and Education
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. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.
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