2022-55734 - Sr Advanced Information Assurance Engineer


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

2022-55734 - Sr Advanced Information Assurance Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

You’ll support the development of program required security documentation and continuous monitoring for covered contractor information systems (CCIS) that hold covered defense information (CDI), including items such as System Security Plans, Plans Of Action & Milestones, and Standard Operating Procedures in compliance with IA policy. The Information Assurance Engineer executes and supports security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements. Your talent will ensure that the best technologies in the world are everything they need to be.

What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience developing System Security Plans and supporting Assessment and Authorization documentation
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DFARS clause 252.204-7012 (Safeguarding & Defining Covered Defense Information & Cyber Incident Reporting)
  • Clear understanding of security control verification and validation process in assessing NIST SP 800-171 Security Requirements
  • Experience with various system security assessment/hardening tools - SCAP Compliance Checker, STIG Viewer, ACAS/Nessus, etc.
  • Perform recurring system audit reviews, media reviews, hardware/software configuration management
  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills along with the ability to provide face-to-face customer support are required 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team throughout the system life-cycle – from pre-proposal to post-delivery support

What sets you apart:

  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • DoD 8570 Certification meeting IAM Level I (e.g. CompTIA Security Plus)


NOTE: This position is ON SITE in Pittsfield, MA....flex scheduling may be an option, but you must be local.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or a related Science or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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