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BAE Systems

Cybersecurity Software Assurance Team Lead




Full Time


Reston, Virginia, United States

Job Description What's it like to be a part of an innovative company protecting and securing what is important and valuable to us? Exciting! Join BAE Systems Intelligence and Security (I&S) sector and be a part of an innovative team who solves the some of the most complex technical challenges. We are looking for a Cybersecurity Software Assurance Lead to help determine the risk of using commercial, government, and open source software within the customer environments and employing software code analysis techniques to mitigate risk during the Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC). As a Cybersecurity Software Assurance Lead on this program, you may:

  • Advise Senior Leadership on risk levels and security posture
  • Review authorization and assurance documents to confirm the level of risk is within acceptable limits for each software application, system, or network
  • Oversee and participate in the Software Assurance Process (SWAP)
  • Oversee and participate in security assessments for all test activities that require a Certificate-to-Field (CtF)
  • Oversee and direct technical support to maintain, develop, and provide document for the online SWAP tool
  • Oversee the selection, integration, and deployment of automated application security testing tools
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or Engineering
  • CASP+, CISM, CISSP, or Cloud+ certification
  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology Software Assurance
  • 5+ years of hands-on automated testing and security testing experience
  • Experience leading and directing technical teams
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • CISM, CISSP-ISSEP, or CISSP-ISSMP certification
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.