Senior Cybersecurity Analyst


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

Job Description 

BAE Systems is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst in support of the Air Force’s next-generation Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system. This will be a long term project with the weapon system anticipated to remain operational until 2075 – you can contribute to a critical initiative that will provide protection through deterrence for generations yet to come!

This position will work with Integrated Product Teams (IPT) to assess the impacts of vulnerabilities, develop and implement mitigation plans, and document all findings. The position also performs testing to validate established security requirements, recommends additional security requirements and safeguards, supports the formal testing required by government accrediting authorities, prepares System Security Plans, updates Plans of Action and Milestones, reviews system audits, and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.

This position is part of a matrixed organization and has responsibility for ensuring that appropriate policies, standards, procedures, and automated mechanisms designed to appropriately protect the security of information are documented, implemented, and followed to ensure long-term consistency.

The Cybersecurity team supports compliance assessment, monitoring, Computer Network Operations (CNO), Computer Network Defense (CND) and Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) for current and future weapon systems, government IS and commercial IS.

The successful candidate will have a broad experience base in Information Technologies and Cybersecurity and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with the energy and motivation to make a difference. Knowledge of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity processes (DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and/or the Risk Management Framework (RMF)) is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build collaborative internal relationships with program and project teams, as well as external relationships with customers, regulatory bodies, other agencies and business partners.
  • Assist the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program in capturing and refining information protection requirements, integrating those requirements into system designs, ensuring program compliance with government requirements, laying the groundwork for and developing documentation to support an Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • Evaluate gaps in security and identify solutions to mitigate risk, including business processes, technical controls, or policy improvements. Validate that activities and controls enacted to secure information are assessed.
  • Develop security practices that embody industry standards, best practices and DoD requirements.
  • Prepare and present training activities, materials, awareness programs that encourage proper security practices.


Posted: August 21, 2018
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