IT Platform Security Specialist Senior - Level 3
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.
- Full Time
- Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
- Travel: Minimal, dependent on role
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.
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.
Natural curiosity is an absolutely essential trait. Curiosity leads to continual learning which allows you to stay one step ahead of the threat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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
Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.
Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.
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.
Depending on the position, we offer flexible work schedules.
IT Platform Security Specialist Senior - Level 3
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.
The Platform Engineer candidate is responsible for the definition, design, development, buildup, integration, delivery, and sustainment of complex deliverable information systems to support operational platforms.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUED:
Definition, standup, and sustainment of cyber-hardened information system networks to support deliverable and non-deliverable products.
Definition and sustainment of cyber-hardened gold images to support efficient and consistent operation of deliverable information systems.
Development and sustainment of installation and configuration scripts to support efficient and consistent delivery of hardware and software products.
Execution of installation and configuration scripts onto deliverable products and at customer sites.
The chosen candidates will be expected to:
• Analyze and resolve hardware/software
compatibility issues as they arise in complex
information system networks
• Implement patches and Security Technical
Implementation Guides (STIGs) to address cyber
vulnerabilities, feature changes, or obsolescence
• Develop documentation for specific installations
and configurations necessary to obtain
Authorizations to Operation (ATOs) in support of
• Contribute to and implement Plans of Actions and
Milestones (POAMs) to mitigate open cyber risks.
• Coordinate with other program groups in the
development and maintenance of System Under
Test (SUT) setups and configurations, and will
integrate and test changes in the Software
Integration Lab (SIL) prior to deployment to
customer production systems.
The ideal candidate will communicate effectively with a range of audiences, technical and non-technical, and will function effectively on an engineering team to create a collaborative and inclusive environment that allows for the establishment of mission goals, itemized planning of tasks, and prioritization of tasks that drives the efficient execution of objectives.
A level 3 employee Typically has 5 - 9 years of professional experience.
MUST BE A US CITIZEN - This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
What’s In It For You
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
This position is in Palmdale, CA Discover Palmdale.
Bachelors Degree in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, Information Technology)
•equivalent experience may be applied
Experience with LAN/WAN infrastructures, TCP/IP, IP configuration, peer-to-peer networking, IP addressing & subnets, switching and routing
Experience with scripting (Powershell/Kickstart/Ansible)
DoD Directive 8570.1 IAT Level II or higher certification (Security + certification or higher)
Certifications: Cisco – CCNA Security, Windows – MCSA, RHEL – RHCSA/Linux+, Junos – IJOS, VMWare-VCA, Splunk Power User.
Experience hardening operating systems to mitigate cyber vulnerabilities (MS Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), IOS for Cisco Networking, Data OnTap for NetApp, etc.)
Experience with active directory server administration
Experience administering system functions including security policies and account management of Microsoft Windows and Server as well as Linux/Unix-based systems
Experience implementing the Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) to cyber-harden information systems commensurate with customer needs
Experience with documentation and technical writing to maintain system configurations and network diagrams
Experience with engineering change processes and/or configuration control processes.
Experience with system architecture and system design modeling tools
Experience conducting technical trade studies and assessments
Experience working in an aerospace design environment with exposure to DoD customers
Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Analytical thinker with a demonstrated ability of solving complex problems requiring ingenuity and innovation
Experience with Agile project management tools (JIRA, VersionOne, etc.)
Ability to travel as required 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: 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 with an investigation within 6 years 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: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Cyber Security Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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