BAE Systems Senior Principal Cyber System Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a lead Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer. The qualified candidate will be working on the security engineering team leading 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 and Intelligence Community systems.

Keywords: Cyber, security, vulnerability, STIG, RMF, Risk Management Framework, A&A, Assessment and Authorization, threat modeling, offensive, attack vector, penetration testing, defense-in-depth, lead

Tasks may include:

  • Oversee cyber system engineering activities

  • Coordinating and leading Assessment and Authorization activities for DoD and Intelligence Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework and ICD-503 guidelines

  • Leading offensive architecture analysis and design of defense-in-depth solutions

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

  • Analyzing vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with RMF controls and DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGS)

  • Analyzing static code scans and dynamic code scans to detect software vulnerabilities

  • Verifying and validating vulnerability resolutions and mitigations

  • Coordinating and leading security test events to achieve accreditation milestones

  • Reviewing all technical changes to determine security relevance

  • Supporting proposal activities, developing innovative cyber solutions and developing accurate cost estimates

This position may require business travel to customer locations in support of product demonstrations, software installation, and system testing.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • ISC2 ISSAP-CISSP, ISSEP-CISSP certification or equivalent certification

  • Mastery of Cybersecurity policies, DoD or Intelligence Community Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes and procedures

  • Experience with offensive architecting, threat modeling and attack vector analysis

  • Experience with cloud and cross domain solution accreditations

  • Proficient in vulnerability assessment, control allocation and risk mitigation

  • Extensive experience with traditional A&A tools: ACAS Nessus, HBSS, Xacta, eMASS, SCAP Scanner, HP Fortify, WebInspect, STIG Viewer

  • Demonstrated leadership skills (strategic thinking, business acumen, supervisory experience, building teams, building customer relationships)

  • Experience with customer/stakeholder communication, management, relationship building, and customer satisfaction

  • Ability to negotiate effectively with higher level managers, functional managers, customers, industry partners, and teammates

  • Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex problems

  • Working knowledge of EVMS systems and project management tools

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

US Citizenship and ability to be granted a security clearance by the Federal Government

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Other cyber certifications (CCSP, CSSLP, OSCP,OSCE, etc)

  • Graduate work with a cyber-focus

  • Experience with threat modeling and attack vector analysis

  • Experience with Cyber FMECA

  • Experience hardening and accrediting embedded systems

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Senior Principal Cyber System Engineer


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