Senior Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)

    • BAE Systems
  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 112,420.00 - 191,070.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Information system security
ISSE
SAFE
DevOps
Development testing
Test-driven development
Automated testing
Leadership
Computer networking
SAP BASIS
Agile
Quality assurance
Software architecture
System implementation
Configuration Management
Risk management
Security controls
Continuous monitoring
Service design
Impact analysis
Information architecture
Documentation
Security operations
Testing
Risk management framework
IT security
Policies
Nessus
Nmap
Wireshark
Computer hardware
Software security
Communication
Encryption
Web services
Operating systems
Computer science
Information security
Access control
Authorization
Authentication
PKI
Security architecture
Risk assessment
DoD
Regulatory Compliance
Security engineering
Information systems
CISSP
Auditing
Network
Planning
Risk analysis
Incident management
Information assurance
Application development
System security
Firewall
Design
Penetration testing
Scripting
Finance
Legal
Insurance
Programmable logic controller
Aerospace
Adobe AIR
Electronics
Information Technology
Customer support
IMPACT
Intelligence analysis
Systems engineering
System integration
Operations
Military
Management
Collaboration

Job Details

Job Description
The selected candidate will join a high performing agile team that uses the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant and fast-paced program. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test and production environments. Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation tools are utilized alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. The program is focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities in support of an on-going operational system.

Job Summary
This position requires a solid understanding of security practices and policies as well as hands-on vulnerability testing experience. The selected candidate will have numerous responsibilities from day to day drawn from a wide array of activities.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Validating and verifying system security requirements and establishing system security designs for large-scale systems, major system elements, and interfacing systems that are part of a large complex network environment with geographically distributed components.
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate information security architectures and functionality to ensure
  • Recommending and developing technical solutions, products, and standards based on current and desired system security architecture.
  • Assessing and mitigating system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Leading and/or contributing to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for various system and networking operations.
  • Effectively collaborating with other internal technical experts on a day-to-day basis.
  • Communicating with Program Managers and POCs from customer organizations when necessary, regarding Security issues of significant importance.
  • Participating in Program Increment Planning and related agile team activities.
  • Working closely with System Engineering, Test Engineering, and Integration teams to ensure that the hardware and software architecture and implementation meets security requirements.
  • Analyzing and assessing system implementation against multiple security compliance policies and recommending and implementing enhancements.
  • Evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet customer specified requirements for processing information.
  • Evaluating the impact of new development on the operational security posture of the system.
  • Evaluating, reviewing, and testing critical software.
  • Proposing, assessing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Auditing and assessing system security configuration settings using common methodologies and tools.
  • Managing and enforcing security strategies and policies that effect various components of geographically distributed systems.
  • Providing configuration management for security-relevant information system software.
  • Serving as a subject matter expert in security architecture to include providing advice to Program Managers, Customer technical experts, and internal program teams.
  • Formulating security compliance requirements for new system features.
  • Identifying and remediating security issues throughout the system.
  • Supporting risk assessment, risk management, security control assessment, continuous monitoring, service design, and other IA program support functions.
  • Working with development teams to enrich team-wide understanding of different types of vulnerabilities, attack vectors and remediation approaches.
  • Planning and conducting security verification testing of relevant type 1 devices.

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Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with several of the following: 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.
  • Experience preparing and maintaining SSPs and other 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-to-day 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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Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Must have a solid understanding of security practices and policies and hands-on vulnerability testing experience.
  • Must have experience applying Risk Management Framework.
  • Must have experience formulating and assessing IT security policy.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of and experience with common security tools, such as Nessus, NMAP and Wireshark hardware/software security implementation, communication protocol, encryption techniques/tools, and web services.
  • Must have experience with secure configurations of commonly used desktop and server operating systems.
  • Must be comfortable working on multiple systems and components simultaneously in various configurations.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices.
  • Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and communicate clearly regarding technical options and trade-offs.
  • Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently and with a team in a fast-moving environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Five (5) years of experience with Defense in Depth Principals/technology (including access control, authorization, identification and authentication, public key infrastructure, network and enterprise security architecture) and applying risk assessment methodology to system development.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 2 or 3.
  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) Certification.
  • Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification.
  • Experience developing/implementing integrated security services management processes, such as assessing and auditing network penetration testing, anti-virus planning assistance, risk analysis, and incident response.
  • Experience providing information assurance support for application development that includes system security certifications and project evaluations for firewalls that encompass the development, design, and implementation.
  • Experience with penetration testing tools.
  • Experience with scripting languages.
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Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $112420 - $191070

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

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. At BAE Systems, 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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