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Cyber Systems Security Engineer

Littleton, Colorado

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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.

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  • 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.

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    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


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Cyber Systems Security Engineer

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 618570BR Date posted: Nov. 22, 2022 Locations: Littleton, Colorado
Description:This position fulfills a Cyber System Security role with the RMS Cyber Resiliency organization primarily in support of the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber-defense, Combat systems (C6), Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) (known as C6ISR) programs and other LM programs based at the LM RMS Deer Creek Facility in Littleton, Colorado as part of a highly skilled, team-oriented, and collaborative environment. Under experienced guidance from senior team members, the selected candidate will implement the Risk Management Framework (RMF) as solutions in areas impacting customers’ information systems for security architecture, implementation, Authorization & Assessment (A&A) events, and trade studies. The selected candidate will execute Cyber Systems Security Engineering principles towards ongoing projects by ensuring the program stakeholders are elated with performance execution and delivery, achieving customer mission milestone success. The selected candidate will also support technical and operational requirements derived by senior level Cyber Systems Security Engineering personnel towards development of security activities necessary to support and evaluate system changes by assessing their impact on the overall system security posture. The candidate will to operate with guided supervision in a dynamic, customer-focused environment across multiple programs and projects.
Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related technological discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education

- Current active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance

- Active Security+ or related certification (per customer DoD 8140.01/8570 mandate)

- Working knowledge of operating systems

- Demonstrated experience performing Cyber Security or System Administration activities
Desired Skills:
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or 0 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree.

- Current/Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

- Demonstrated no less than 2 years of experience supporting Department of Defense (DoD) or Intelligence programs with experience using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

- Experience with implementation of DoD or Intel RMF requirements, policies, and processes to include Authorization & Assessment (A&A)

- Experience performing Cyber Security Engineering activities in support of software and system requirements, design, development, testing, and sustainment

- Demonstrated no less than 3 years of hands-on experience executing system security hardening on different operating systems, software, and technologies based on NIST 800-53 Security Controls, DISA STIGs, and SRGs

- Demonstrated experience analyzing and implementing NIST SP 800-53 security controls on information systems including enterprise datacenters, mobile units, and virtualized environments

- Experience with risk and vulnerability assessments

- Hands-on experience with network and endpoint hardening and management methodologies

- Hands-on experience with setting up and executing system vulnerability scanning tools

- Hands-on experience with virtualized infrastructures configuration/hardening

- Working knowledge of auditing tools, SIEM, and strategies

- Working knowledge of Identity & Access Management tools and strategies

- Working knowledge of System Integrity strategies and common software

- Working knowledge of network and endpoint hardening and management methodologies

- Working knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Azure, etc.) including containerization

- Working knowledge of scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash/Shell, YAML, and/or Python

- Experience writing technical documentation

- Demonstrated hands-on experience performing system administration functions including operating system hardening, configuration management, and/or identity management

- Demonstrated hands-on experience executing system security hardening on different operating systems, software, or technologies based on NIST 800-53 Security Controls, DISA STIGs, and SRGs Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Top 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. "Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in Colorado or Washington is $71,400 - $136,800 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.
(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full time employees: accrue 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO); receive 40 hours of Granted PTO annually for incidental absences; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of PTO per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO is prorated based on hours worked and start date during the calendar year.

This position is incentive plan eligible."
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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week 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: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Cyber Security Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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