BAE Systems Cybersecurity - Network Defense Incident Responder (Level 4) - National Media Exploitation Center in Bethesda, Maryland

BAE Systems is looking for a lead Cybersecurity/Information Assurance/Incident Response Engineer. The qualified candidate will be workingto applycomputer security technologies, cybersecurity and information assurance management techniques to National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC) networks.

Tasks may include:

  • Lead Assessment and Authorization activities for DOD and Intelligence Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework and ICD-503 guidelines

  • Investigating and evaluating existing technologies and proposing approaches for implementing security architectures

  • Translating security requirements into technical requirements and architectures needed to develop these technologies

  • Analyzing and implementing security controls

  • Conducting security technical exchange meetings to register systems with security stakeholders

  • Preparing system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones

  • Performing vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGS)

  • Conducting vulnerability scans, static code scans and dynamic code scans

  • Conducting security test events to achieve accreditation milestones

  • Working with program teams to identify, remediate or justify security findings

  • Maintaining and reporting ongoing security accreditation activities as required

  • Responding to incidents

Minimum Education And Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills And Education

The ideal candidate for this role should be flexible, possess hands-on experience, be self-motivated, and be able to effectively influence others to deliver accurate results for the customer. Required skills include but are not limited to:

  • Must possess a Master's degree in an area applicable to this position (e.g., information systems, computer science, match, or engineering) and have 18 years of experience as a Cybersecurity Incident Responder in programsof similar scope, type, and complexity; or an additional 6 years of experience as a Cybersecurity Incident Responder as a substitute for the Master's degree

  • Experience leading DoD and Intelligence Community assessment and authorizationprocesses and procedures

  • Identifying and reporting on detected events through persistent monitoring and analysis of indications and warnings (I&W) and attack, sensing, and warning (AS&W) indicators

  • Experience accrediting Trusted operating systems and environments

  • Must be able to analyze, contain, and eradicate malicious code

  • Familiar with incident response and RMF

  • Achieving and maintaining DISA STIG and IAVA compliance

  • Experience with federal and national Cybersecurity policies, IA standard security principles, standards and industry best practices

  • Knowledge of Information Assurance and Information Operations technologies and development activities

  • Experience selecting and implementing security countermeasures

  • Experience conducting and assessing vulnerability scans and vulnerability remediation

  • Motivated self-starter

  • Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up and monitoring skills

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), and presentation skills

  • Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment

  • Strong interpersonal, organization, and teambuilding skills

  • Ability to assist with other traditional systems engineering tasks such as CONOPS, requirements, and systems level testing

  • CompTia Security certified

  • ISC2 CISSP certified

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, 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. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Cybersecurity - Network Defense Incident Responder (Level 4) - National Media Exploitation Center

Bethesda, Maryland