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Cyber Security Systems Engineer Sr

Albuquerque, New Mexico & Additional Locations

Albuquerque, New Mexico; Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

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Job ID: 666821BR Date posted: May. 15, 2024
Description:What We're Doing:

At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS), we are driven by innovation and integrity. We apply the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking to push the boundaries of what's possible. As a Lockheed Martin employee, you will have the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking projects that shape the future of Aerospace and Defense. We value your skills, training, and education, and we are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment where you can thrive.

The Work

As a Cyber Security Systems Engineer supporting the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) program, you will apply an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop, validate, and verify Cyber solutions across the lifecycle. Your responsibilities will include:
Conducting cyber risk assessment activities, including threat modeling, vulnerability analysis, and analysis of mitigation solutions.
Coordinating and addressing Supply Chain risk management concerns.
Developing, evaluating, and analyzing design constraints, trade-offs, and detailed system and security designs in the Cyber domain.
Conducting cybersecurity test and evaluation of hardware and/or software designs to verify and validate compliance with defined specifications and requirements.
Implementing appropriate Assessment and Authorization activities as required by customers.
Specific technical responsibilities include:
Evaluating Linux and Windows computing platform devices, network designs, and devices for cyber security vulnerabilities.
Assessing and driving mitigation efforts of system security threats/risks throughout the program lifecycle.
Validating system security requirements definition and supporting secure systems operations and maintenance.
Implementation of security policies to meet Risk Management Framework (RMF) objectives including monthly operating system (OS) and software patches and quarterly reviews of Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
Interacting significantly with other technicians, analysts, and engineers to implement security designs, resolve vulnerabilities, modify system or software components security settings, and mitigate risk.

Who We Are

Lockheed Martin values your unique skills and expertise, and we aim to give back continuously by offering a wide variety of benefits and amenities to help our employees live flexible, healthy, and fulfilling lives at and outside of work. Receptive and inclusive culture passionate about career development with tuition assistance and mentoring opportunities.

Who You Are

Strong technical expertise in cybersecurity and system engineering.
Experience in conducting cyber risk assessments and implementing security policies.
Familiarity with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and related cybersecurity processes.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
The ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

A level 3 employee is typically mid-career and has 3 to 5+ years of professional experience.

Additional Requirements:
Security + or equivalent certification required

This position is located at either Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida, or Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Candidate must be willing to obtain and maintain a Secret level government security clearance; you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Why Join Us:

Joining Lockheed Martin RMS means being part of a team that values innovation, integrity, and excellence. You will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. If you are passionate about cybersecurity and making a positive impact, Lockheed Martin is the place for you.
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience required with a related Masters degree.
• Expertise in securing at least one of the following: Linux, Windows, or Cisco.
• Security + or equivalent certification required.
• Expertise in Windows environment and Unix/Linux file system & command line.
• Ability to analyze security reports and develop/implement a plan to mitigate security vulnerabilities.
• Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance.
• Must be willing to travel up to 25%.
Desired Skills:
Desired skills :
• Experience with vulnerability analysis using cyber security tools (e.g., ACAS, Nessus, SCAP, SCC, STIG Viewer).
• Scripting experience (e.g. Python, Bash, Perl, Powershell).
• CISSP certified
• Experience with Host Base Security System (HBSS) Deployment and management
• Experience with Splunk, network security, and system security supporting event management tools, including SIEMs
• Maintains Security relevant certifications such as: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Security Administrator (CISA)
• Experience with Cyber Threat Analysis
• Strongly written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with Model Based Engineering, Agile methodologies, Automation techniques, or DevSecOps concepts
• Expertise in configuring and securing at least one of the following: Linux, Windows, or Cisco.
• Experience and interest in supporting or leading development of technical proposals and cost estimates in an engineering domain.
• Thorough understanding of Unix/Linux file system and command line.
• Experience and interest in leading small teams and/or technical efforts in an engineering domain.
• Experience and interest in preparing and delivering technical and project status presentations to internal and external customers.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: Non- standard 40 hour work week as assigned by leader
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Cyber Security Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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Lockheed Martin is the leader of cyber security defense, cyber operations and sensitive data protection. We employ the world's best cyber minds from diverse fields – people who are passionate about and empowered by our customers' missions. Lockheed Martin's best-in-cyber teams are experts in thinking like the enemy – identifying adversary activity and anticipating advanced persistent threats to strengthen platform defenses, inside and out of our networks.

Our Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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What does a successful Cyber Security employee at Lockheed Martin look like?
Check out the info below to see if you have what it takes.

  • Analytical

    Advancing technologies and out of the box thinking that enable cyber operations, resulting in inventing solutions that will keep us safe today and into the future.

  • Creative

    Natural curiosity is an absolutely essential trait. Curiosity leads to continual learning which allows you to stay one step ahead of the threat.

  • Curious

    The ability to anticipate hackers’ intent and disrupt their next move is key. Seeking out new weaknesses before they become weaknesses. Proactively learning and updating systems is how we stay ahead of the threat.

  • Proactive

    We have hard problems to solve and we look for people who thrive at solving them, who can see problems from both the defensive and offensive sides.

  • Problem Solver

    Whatever you know today could be different tomorrow as security is constantly changing. Possessing strong technical skills and intellectual depth along with a willingness to continually learn from others is important to adapt to and address the Advanced Persistent Threat.

  • Technologically savvy

    The ability to analyze and disseminate threat intelligence. The ability to analyze and address the root cause, learn from the attack and anticipate the hacker’s next move.

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“Cyber is the most exciting career field! Every day, there's new cyber threat information that we leverage to shape our courses of action when identifying, assessing, developing, integrating, and continuously evaluating the effectiveness of defensive measures.”

Dr. Dawn B., Senior Fellow


  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs, funding for cyber certifications.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer flexible work schedules.

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