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BAE Systems

Chief Cyber Security Engineer




Full Time


Sterling, Virginia, United States

Job Description Join BAE Systems' Intelligence & Security sector and be a part of a team who solves some of the world's most complex engineering challenges. If you need a complex professional challenge to tackle and are ready for a role that is dynamic and has you in a senior leadership role then this is your opportunity. BAE Systems is looking for an experienced Cyber Security Engineer to join our innovative team to help modernize, design, optimize, implement, and maintain the security infrastructure of our customer.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as the Senior technical advisor and SME for the Cyber Security Engineering of our US Government customer
  • Be Creative! Lead the creation of new ways to solve production security issues
  • Lead the configuration and installation of enterprise security toolsets
  • Lead security solution testing using Industry and Government standard analysis criteria
  • Lead collaboration with the Operations Team to evaluate new technologies and processes to enhance enterprise Cyber Security capabilities
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Engineering or in related technical discipline
  • 10+ years of demonstrated engineering experience on large-scale, complex Cyber or IT Security programs using SAFe or similar agile methodologies
  • Prior Cyber or IT Security Experience within the DoD/IC or Law Enforcement
  • Very strong technical consultative skills, including the ability to translate highly technical concepts for non-technical stakeholders
  • Very strong Client Relationship Management skiils
  • Experience briefing Senior Executive and GO/FO stakeholders
  • Emergent Technology Awareness and Assessments
  • Risk Management
  • Security Planning and Design
  • Systems Integration
  • Technical Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Knowledge of Industry and Government Standards (NIST, ISO, DoD 8500 series, ICDs etc)
  • Expert Knowledge of Systems Implementation, Verification and Validation
  • Expert Knowledge of Secure Operations, Change Management, and Disposal
  • Demonstrated Experience leveraging DevSecOps/SecDevOps within Cyber Engineering workflows
  • Demonstrated Experience leveraging Infrastructure as Code
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Graduate Degree in Information Systems Engineering or in a related technical discipline
  • Experience in Computer Network Operations
  • SOC Experience is highly preferred
  • Previous Incident Handling and Response experience
  • Previous Offensive Security Testing experience
  • Certification in SAFe or similar agile methodologies
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.