Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Responsibilities for this Position

Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer

Job ID: 2020-46617
Required Clearance: Top Secret
Posted Date: 11/19/2020
Category: Engineering-Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related technical field and is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree in engineering or a related technical field plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense Top 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 Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an opening for a Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer to perform security architecture and design tasks, system security requirements analysis/definition, and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities.

What you’ll experience:

  • Being a part of a team that develops industry-leading cybersecurity technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe
  • Working closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions
  • Career-defining challenges and opportunities to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience in system of systems (SOS) development of security architecture and design, detailed security analysis, design/development of security solutions, and system engineering development processes to meet mission needs and customer expectations
  • Experience building or integrating Cross Domain solutions and products
  • Experience implementing security in a cloud based infrastructure
  • Experience in a software development environment, with Agile experience preferred
  • Proficiency in the use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Experience in the technical cybersecurity tasks for medium and large teams or projects, including mentoring of less-experienced engineers
  • Proficiency in effective selection of appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the development and implementation of cybersecurity engineering products and solution.

What sets you apart:

  • Skilled application of cybersecurity technology and trends to the architecture and design of large systems, including assessment and mitigation of system threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
  • Capable use of Identification, authentication and authorization principles and products in system architectures
  • In depth experience in Network/Security Management
  • Implementation of cybersecurity specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), STIGs, FedRamp, and other government security specifications/guidelines
  • Experience interfacing with senior program leadership, external customers, security professionals, and senior levels of security working groups
  • Expert skills in technical writing and verbal communication
  • Proficient use of problem-solving, creative thinking, and multi-tasking skills
  • Effective handling of complex assignments and ability to quickly grasp and apply new information

One last thing:

  • An active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is highly desired.


Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

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


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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