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Cyber Security Engineer

Fort Worth, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Littleton, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; Palmdale, California

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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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Cyber Security Engineer

Fort Worth, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Littleton, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; Palmdale, California

Job ID: 562343BR Date posted: Jul. 22, 2021 Locations: Fort Worth, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Littleton, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; Palmdale, California Description:Lockheed Martin Corporate Information Security (CIS) is seeking a cyber security engineer with experience supporting Enterprise class systems and technologies. In this role, you will work with individuals from a variety of technical and functional disciplines to provide guidance regarding engineering solutions that meet overall business needs while also integrating necessary security controls.

The primary focus of the position will be part of the CIS Services Security Engineering (SSE) team supporting Enterprise Operations. The secondary focus will be helping drive the overall SSE Cyber Security mission position supporting all business areas within the Enterprise.

The optimal candidate for this role understands underlying supporting infrastructures and business drivers of systems being supported. Additionally, the optimal candidate will be able to develop appropriate security controls for those systems and be able to drive implementations that enable the business to succeed.

This position supports all business areas within the Enterprise. This role is a full-time teleworker position.

Duties will vary, but may include any or all of the following:

- Cyber Security Engineering – Supporting Enterprise Services including best practices for securing and hardening systems both in on premises hosted, cloud hosted, and SaaS hosted implementations. Operational knowledge of business intelligence and enterprise management systems in support of evaluating threats and criticality to support continued business operations. Understanding of both on premise and private and public cloud hosted SaaS including identity federation and secure data storage/transmission.

- Project Security Engineering - Engaging on customer projects to assist in engineering secure solutions in accordance with policies, procedures, standards, and best practices. The security engineer conducts threat analysis and modeling, defines security requirements, analyzes and tests the environment against the requirements, recommends remediation for identified risks, documents the security posture of the environment, including unmitigated risks and presents the information to the CIS Engineering Technical Review Board or other authorities. Existing tools, templates and techniques may be used to aid with analysis, but unique situations may require additional consulting and identifying non-standard approaches to securing the environment.

- New Product Assessments - Performing a security analysis of Open Source, Software as a Service (SaaS) and COTS solutions to determine the viability of installing them in the Lockheed Martin computing environment. Standard processes and tools may be used to analyze the product. The security engineer will document their findings and make a recommendation on use of the product and specify any conditions of use that might apply to reduce risk.

- Containerized Environments - Performing a security analysis of OpenShift hosted environments and identifying security best practices for software and container deployments using threat driven methodologies as the basis for the analysis.

- Exploration Initiatives - Security Engineer may participate in exploration initiatives or other special assignments, applying security knowledge, policies, procedures and best practices to identify security solutions for potential use across the enterprise.
- All security engineers must be familiar with CPS/IPM/CRX policies, standards, practices and procedures, specifically those pertaining to security and the protection of the LM network.

LOCATION: Work location can be at/near any major US LM facility.

Basic Qualifications:
- Proven ability to interpret security and information protection policies into executable requirements.
- Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of IT disciplines including software, hardware, network engineering.
- Demonstrated awareness of common cyber security vulnerabilities.
- Demonstrated experience in Information Assurance and cyber security engineering principles involving application security, security testing, communications / network security, cloud security and SaaS/PaaS, IaaS security.
- Experience developing or testing web applications or web services.
- Experience performing security risk assessments.
- Proven successful experience interacting with internal customers and project co-workers.
- Proven successful experience interacting with external vendors / suppliers / partners.
- Proven, effective written and oral communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation).
- Experience following standardized engineering life-cycle processes and tailoring processes when appropriate.
Desired Skills:
- Knowledge of LM Corporate security policies.
- Current active DoD Secret Security Clearance preferred
- CISSP, CISM or other relevant security certification
- Recognized AWS Security or other relevant cloud certifications (CSSP, AWS CSA, CompTIA Cloud+, CCSK or others).
- Experience evaluating the security of SaaS / 3rd party vendors and negotiating enhancements to their practices, when appropriate
- Knowledge of DFARS, CMMC, NIST and other relevant DOD regulations and security frameworks.
- Prior experience leading agile teams in IT and/or Software Development
- Solid understanding of the tenants of DevSecOps to include demonstrated automation mindset
- Familiarity with FedRamp and Impact Levels
- Demonstrated understanding / proficiency in application containerization, APIs, web services
- Knowledge of Native, hybrid cloud and hosting platforms (OS, hypervisors, system management) including but not limited to VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat, AWS and Azure.
- Understanding of regulatory frameworks such as PCI, PII / Privacy Shield, SOX, etc.
- Ability to read and explain code written in JAVA or Python

- Experience with PLM, ERP and MES systems
- Experience with ITAR restrictions
- Experience with Multi-Level Security 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: Full-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work remotely full time at a location other than a Lockheed Martin designated office/job site. Employees may travel to a Lockheed Martin office for periodic meetings.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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: ENTERPRISE BUSINESS SERVICESRelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Cyber Security Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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