Cyber Security Architect

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Security, Architect, Artificial Intelligence, Architecture, Access, Management, IT, Computer, Systems, Windows, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking an experienced candidate to join our Information Security team as a Cybersecurity Architect to help build and design new cybersecurity processes and tools. You will be part of an innovative and passionate cybersecurity team that is charted to protect the company from a variety of threats using cutting edge technology and best practices. We work with rocket scientists and engineers to develop secure and innovate solutions to complex space enterprise problems and to assure mission success of critical national space assets. As a Cybersecurity Architect, you will be building and designing new cybersecurity processes and tools including but not limited to: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) defenses, Cloud Security & Architecture, incident response, endpoint security, risk mitigation programs, Identity & Access Management (IAM) and automation & orchestration. You will also have the unique opportunity to work on cross-functional internal and external teams, train on current and emerging technologies relevant to the Corporation and help build new secure enterprise and cloud environments.

Key Functions:
  • Architect, develop, implement, maintain, and oversee cybersecurity tools and policies to protect the Enterprise, including cloud governance & security.
  • Define and communicate enterprise information security plans, procedures, policies, and standards for acquiring, implementing, and operating new security systems, equipment, software, and other technologies
  • Work closely with other departments within IT on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems
  • Provide input to security policies and practices in accordance with changes in federal acquisition law or various Aerospace contracts
  • Participate in strategic security relationships between internal resources and external entities, including government, customers, vendors, and partner organizations
  • Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and policies
  • Communicate effectively with senior management, peers, staff, and customers both inside and outside the corporation
  • Where necessary, provide Tier 3 support to help troubleshoot complex issues and architect new solutions.

Qualifications

Required for Level III
  • 6 or more years of relevant experience w/ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent field of study, or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience securing the Enterprise by approving, implementing or designing cybersecurity policies in key technologies such as at the network, firewall or application layers.
  • Experience with securely designing solutions, based on business requirements
  • Ability to translate organizational goals and objectives into actionable plans
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving security and business problems for an Enterprise environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to document security best practices and IT security requirements
  • Working knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems

Required for Level IV (all Level III qualifications plus items below)
  • 8 or more years of relevant experience w/ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent field of study, OR equivalent experience
  • Prior experience securing the Enterprise by approving, implementing or designing cybersecurity policies in key technologies such as at the network, firewall or application layers.
  • Experience with securely designing solutions, based on business requirements
  • Ability to translate organizational goals and objectives into actionable plans
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving security and business problems for an Enterprise environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to document security best practices and IT security requirements
  • Working knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems

Preferred III and IV
  • Experience with key cloud technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes or other SaaS products
  • Solid knowledge of common IAM technical principles, theories, concepts, and tools.
  • Seeks opportunities for process improvement, recommends improvements and contributes to solutions. Demonstrations of the personal initiative are highly regarded.
  • Experience with specific IAM and Information security technologies: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) PKI (Public Key Infrastructure),Single Sign-On, Federated Identity.
  • Experience with software defined networking
  • Working knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Agile methodologies

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone ator by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R001279
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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