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Information Security Engineer

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. Job SummaryEnterprise Information Services is responsible for Aerospace's classified and unclassified enterprise IT environment.The Information Security Engineer will be responsible for assisting in the development, documentation, implementation, operation, and transition of security technologies with a focus on end-user education and awareness, security operations and reviews, and vulnerability management. The Information Security team is responsible for incident response, security assessments, risk mitigation programs, vulnerability scanning, identity and access management and integrating systems across the enterprise.Work ModelHybrid - can be mostly remote but must commute into the office when needed (El Segundo, CA or Chantilly, VA)What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop, maintain, and oversee the education and security awareness outreach program for the corporation
  • Identify incident patterns, determine proactive solutions, and communicate areas of enhancement to management
  • Complete incident investigations and security reviews
  • Work closely with other department with IT on corporate technology development to fully secure data, systems, and networks
  • Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and policies
  • Where necessary, provide Tier 3 support to help troubleshoot complex issues and architect new solutions.What You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degreein Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent field of study or equivalent experience
    • Typically, 2 years of experience
    • Understanding of enterprise information security, identity access management and associated technologies
    • Hands-on experience with operating or maintaining cybersecurity tools
    • Fundamental understanding of risk and vulnerability management
    • Data gathering, analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
    • This position requirestheability to obtain and maintain a securityclearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
      • Masters degree from an accredited program in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity or equivalent field of study
      • Previous experience in end-user education (i.e. impactful user training development and phishing exercise development)
      • Experience implementing large-scale solutions across enterprise infrastructures
      • Experience in Incident ResponseGrade-Based Pay Range(Min - Mid - Max)$85,000 - $110,000 - $135,000Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
        • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
        • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
        • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
        • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
        • Flexible spending accounts
        • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
        • Relocation assistance
        • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
        • Education assistance programs
        • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respectWe are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Keywords: The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly , Information Security Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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