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Information Assurance (IA) Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.Responsibilities for this PositionGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Systems Security Engineer (SSE) supporting NSA Type-1 Information Assurance (IA) Certification. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineer
  • Performs technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements
  • Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
  • Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elements
  • Develops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specifications
  • Provides system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (e.g., identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly
  • Develops system security documentation on both new and fielded information systems -
  • Participates in Modeling and Simulation
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
  • May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
  • Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
  • Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
  • Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above
  • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills.
  • Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product.
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses.
  • Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups
  • Contact with Deputy Program Managers Engineering (DPME) and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams across the company
  • Frequent contact with external customers
  • Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
  • Independently determines approach to solutions
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends
  • Contributes to the achievement of business objectivesKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Fully proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Fully proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Fully proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools
    • Recognizes various architectural patterns
    • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Fully proficient written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to sell concepts and ideas
    • Creative thinker
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Fully proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
    • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Fully proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Fully proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering design



      #LI-HybridTarget salary range: USD $107,600.00/Yr. - USD $119,400.00/Yr. -This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.Company OverviewAt General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/VeteranWe build technology for combat vehicles, submarines, aircraft, satellites, and advanced systems that can sense danger, quickly act on threats and share lifesaving information.Discover some of the reasons why our employees choose to build their careers here.We offer a comprehensive benefits program that goes well beyond Medical and Dental coverage.Have a question about this position? Check out our list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc., Scottsdale , Information Assurance (IA) Engineer, Engineering , Scottsdale, Arizona

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