Information Security Engineer

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, IT, Security, Computer, Systems, Windows, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

Job Summary

Enterprise Information Services is responsible for Aerospace's classified and unclassified enterprise IT environment. You will be a member of the Information Security team that is responsible for incident response, forensics, security assessments, risk mitigation programs, vulnerability scanning, identity and access management and integrating systems across the enterprise.

What You'll Be Doing
  • You will engineer, maintain, and oversee implementation of information security and identity and access management integrations across the enterprise
  • You will mature operational processes and transition over to operation-focused teams
  • You will enforce policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices
  • You will collaborate within IT on corporate technology development to secure information, computer, network, and processing systems
  • You will provide input to security policies and practices per customer requirements (NIST, DFARS)
  • You will upkeep knowledge on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and policies
  • You will provide Tier 3 support to help troubleshoot complex issues and architect new solutions as needed

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements Level II:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited program in Computer Science, Information Systems or related
  • Typically, 3 or more years of relevant experience
  • Solid knowledge of common IAM technical principles, theories, concepts, and tools
  • Prior hands-on experience with IAM solutions
  • Working knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems.
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through day-to-day management
  • Excellent knowledge of technology environments, including information security and authentication solutions.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements Level III:

In addition to required qualifications for Staff II
  • Typically, 5 or more years of relevant experience
  • Planning, organizing and developing IT security technologies
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through day-to-day management

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Master's degree from an accredited program
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Seeks opportunities for process improvement, recommends improvements and contributes to solutions. Demonstrations of the personal initiative are highly regarded.
  • Experience implementing large-scale solutions across unique enterprise infrastructures
  • Experience maturing pre-existing environments and transitioning them over to appropriate teams
  • Experience with systems design, security hardening and development from business requirements analysis through day-to-day management

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

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 at 310.336.5432 or 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 : R001479
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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