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Systems Security Engineer II (Linux) Nevada

Company: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Sparks
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about creating and managing highly complex systems? Join our team! As a Systems Security Engineer II, you will be using your skills and expertise to design, test, and implement our secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, and tuning. You'll be responsible for the management of our IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions, conducting risk and vulnerability assessments, and developing and implementing security controls. You'll research, evaluate, and recommend new security tools, techniques, and technologies in alignment with our IT security strategy and introduce them to the enterprise.The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection, and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering, and full lifecycle management across domains - air, land, sea, space, and cyber. Learn more about MSTMust-haves:

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in a related field *Relevant work experience as a Network Analyst/Administrator/Engineer, Systems Analyst/Administrator/Engineer, IT Analyst/Administrator, Software Engineer, etc... may substitute for the required education.
  • Typically, 5+ years of related experience.
  • Strong technical skills specifically in: Linux, SIEM, and Windows are a must.
  • Familiar with hardening systems to NIST 800-171 Controls
  • Maintain A&A/RMF documentation: Security Plan, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Software/Hardware Inventory, Network diagrams, INFOSEC Policies and Procedures, Risk Assessment Report, Security Assessment Plan and Report
  • Employ best practices when implementing security requirements within systems including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques
  • Conduct security control assessments; review the adequacy of the security controls and their ability to protect the system and its information; tailor the security controls to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate the system security-related activities with ISOs, ISSMs, or System Owners
  • Plan and conduct annual and/or ad hoc vulnerability scanning and security control assessments at customer sites to ensure compliance with Authorizing Official requirements (Continuous monitoring)
  • Read, interpret, and implement Cybersecurity/IA regulations and requirements; develop and maintain managerial, operational, and technical Cybersecurity/IA skillset
  • Support Corporate-wide Security initiatives
  • An active Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required. Learn more about the background check process for Security ClearancesPreferred:
    • DoD 8570/8140 compliant: CAP, A+, Security +, Network + and/or other equivalent certification (desired)
    • Experience with the following tools such as Splunk or ELK, ACAS / Nessus, and HBSSr Xacta is a plus
    • Knowledge of technical standards relating to systems security; experience administering UNIX, Linux, and Windows operating systems, experience with large-scale server systems, thin client architecture, system virtualization, and other related peripherals
    • Understanding of US Government Cybersecurity policies
    • Ability to balance cybersecurity requirements with SNC's mission, goals, and culture
    • Strong communication skills, strong critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; self-motivated with the ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects; ability to work with people in a team environment and deal effectively with changing project priorities
    • Ability to manage time, make sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems and provide focused solutions
    • A high degree of attention to detailIMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNCSNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing. The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption. At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

Keywords: Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks , Systems Security Engineer II (Linux) Nevada, IT / Software / Systems , Sparks, Nevada

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