BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.
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We are looking for an cyber security engineer to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology including containerized solutions with orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
We are actively seeking a Cyber Security Systems Engineer with a minimum of 11 years' experience. This opportunity is supporting the customer's Division level A&A projects which has several Branches within it. The A&A projects are therefore at various levels within the customer organization depending upon which team is responsible for initial development and accreditation vs. long term Operations and Maintenance support. Bachelor's or Master's Degree are preferred in one or more discipline, but can be waived if previous direct support to this customer's agency. Specific skills include the following: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, similar; or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). • 6 or more years of experience working within an incident response organization identifying threats and engineering solutions to autonomously identify threats • Experience with federal and national Cyber security policies, IA standard security principles, standards and industry best practices. • Experience with cybersecurity and threat assessment. • Experience with programming in C and scripting in bash/Python/PowerCLI. • Experience with Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security, • Experience integrating and implementing Splunk add-ons to include Cribl, User Behavior Analytics (UBA), and SOAR • Experience implementing identity and access managers such as Keycloak • Experience engineering in cloud infrastructures to include AWS and Azure • Experience in administration of Windows and Linux environments • Comfortable with command-line environments. • An energetic and creative problem solver, comfortable working independently and in team environments. • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Certified Ethical Hacker or CompTIA Security+ Certifications
- Experience administering Cisco network environments
- Knowledge of penetration testing
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), 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. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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