Senior Cyber architect

    • BAE Systems
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 56 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


On Site
USD 126,610.00 - 215,270.00 per year
Full Time


Risk management framework
Systems analysis/design
Earned value management
Information assurance
Security engineering
IT security
Systems engineering
Security operations
System security
Risk management
Security controls
Traceability matrix
Security QA
Software security
Cyber security
Threat modeling
Vulnerability assessment
Security clearance
Team building
Customer relationship management
Project management
Cost estimation
Organizational skills
Information Technology
Customer support
Professional development
Regulatory Compliance
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Amazon Web Services
Cloud computing
Cisco Certifications
Certified Ethical Hacker
Proposal writing
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR

Job Details

Job Description
BAE Systems is looking for a Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer. The qualified candidate will be working on the security engineering team supporting engineering activities in a rapid development environment to support the specification, development, and application of computer security technologies, cybersecurity and information assurance management techniques to DoD or Intelligence Community systems.

Tasks may include:
  • Leading cyber systems engineering teams
  • Leading Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for DoD Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework
  • Supporting offensive architecture analysis and design of defense-in-depth solutions
  • Supporting Development Security Operations (DevSecOps) integration
  • Developing and assessing system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones
  • Conducting and analyzing vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with RMF controls and DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIG)
  • Analyzing static code scans and dynamic code scans to validate Application Security and Development STIG compliance
ship required.

This position may require business travel to customer locations in support of customer meetings, demonstration and/or Integration.

Keywords: Cyber, security, vulnerability, STIG, RMF, Risk Management Framework, A&A, Assessment and Authorization, threat modeling, offensive, attack vector, defense-in-depth, DevSecOps, CI/CD, Pipeline, Containerization, AWS Cloud, Kubernetes, MBSE, Attack Vector, Attack Surface, Resilience, Survivability

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Required Education:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering/technical discipline, and 8+ year(s) related experience or equivalent experience, training and/or certifications
Required Skills:
  • ISC2 CISSP or equivalent certification
  • Extensive experience with traditional A&A tools: ACAS Nessus, SCAP Scanner, STIG Viewer
  • Demonstrated expertise in national Cybersecurity policies, DoD or Intelligence Community A&A processes and procedures and industry best practices on complex systems
  • Expertise in vulnerability assessment, control allocation and risk mitigation
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively build and lead teams

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Other cyber certifications (CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, CCSP, CEH, OSCP, etc.)
  • Top Secret/SCI security clearance by the Federal Government
  • Understanding of offensive security tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Experience with Cyber Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Experience writing proposals with innovative cost effective solutions
  • Experience with Open Container Initiative (OCI) including Platform One, Iron Bank and Repo One
  • Experience with offensive architecting, threat modeling and attack vector analysis
  • Experience with cloud and cross domain solution accreditations
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with higher level managers, functional managers, customers, industry partners, and teammates
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (supervisory experience, building teams, building customer relationships)
  • Ability to support proposal and cost activities
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) systems and Project management tools such as Cost Performance Index (CPI) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
  • Experience with leading and coordinating security test events to achieve accreditation milestones
  • Experience with verifying and validating vulnerability resolutions and/or mitigations
  • Experience with supporting proposal and cost estimate activities
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $126610 - $215270

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 Electronic Systems
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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

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.