The selected candidate will act as an Information System Security Officer for a large software development program which includes software maintenance and development, IT support (Network/Workstation/Server), systems integration and life cycle support, enterprise application development, network engineering, and information systems security (ISS). She/he will work with other security professionals in developing and implementing strategies to detect and mitigate threats to information systems, protect critical data sets, and provide assessments of system and network vulnerabilities. She/he will analyze threats and develop and implement best practices methodologies for incident detection, reporting, and vulnerability remediation.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities
Provide support for implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades.
Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program.
Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave.
Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies.
Develop and update the system security plans and other IA documentation.
Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware.
Develop system security policy and ensure compliance.
Administer the user identification and authentication mechanisms of the Information System (IS).
Clearance Level - Must be able to obtain for position
Top Secret/SCI Polygraph
Intel Mission Intelligence
Required Skills and Education
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with at least one of the following (preferably more): current security tools; hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools.
Experience completing security evaluations of software systems or architectures to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
Experience preparing and maintaining SSP or security related documentation.
Experience proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies, preferably on a large software or IT program.
Demonstrated experience performing day-today security operations of large. Complicated information and information processing systems.
Must be committed to developing and adhering to best practices.
Must be a solutions-oriented team player, and must possess a high level of self-initiative.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
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About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), 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.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Preferred Skills and Education
Experience as an Information Systems Security Officer on a software development and integration program.