BAE Systems Cyber Test Engineer in El Segundo, California

Job Description

BAE Systems Inc. is seeking a motivated and experienced cybersecurity test engineer to join our team of diverse Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experts in El Segundo CA. The GPS SE&I Team provides engineering, technical analysis and subject matter expertise (SME) support to the GP Directorate. As a member of our cybersecurity team, you ll work in a high-paced environment with Air Force personnel and system developers to ensure GPS remains the gold standard for position, navigation and timing.


  • Design and develop new systems, applications and solutions for the GPS enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks

  • Ensure cyber compliance, perform security reviews and manage accreditation documentation

  • Integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures, design cyber security architectural artifacts, provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and relate existing system to future needs and trends

  • Use forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction in order to resolve integration and testing issues

  • Implement the Risk Management Framework accreditation process

  • Support Air Force personnel in formulating responses to Higher Headquarters and Department of Defense requests for information and in assessing policy changes

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics or Engineering

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance

  • 2 years of Information Assurance (IA) or Cybersecurity (CS) experience

  • Knowledge of IA/CS tools (e.g. Retina, SCAP, ACAS, Nessus and Kali Linux Security Suite)

  • Able to obtain a DoD 8570.01M IA Management Level 1 within 180 days

  • Familiar with the Risk Management Framework

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Implementation Guides (STIGs) and security controls experience

  • Microsoft and UNIX/Linux Operating Systems experience

  • Current certification(s) in CISSP, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, CEH, Network , Security , CCNA or CCNP

  • Computer programming and database scripting experience

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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 dofrom 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:

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