IT Security Spec Prin

BAE Systems

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Vicksburg, MS
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a IT Systems Security Engineer Senior Principal to join our team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing (HPC) Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) and Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) DoD Supercomputing Resource Center (DSRC) located at Vicksburg, MS. The successful candidate will serve as the lead IT Systems Security Engineer for HPC engineering and operations, and will liaison with senior government personnel supporting critical national DoD HPC systems.

Work will include the design, test, and implementation of secure operating systems, networks, and database products. Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research. May prepare security reports to regulatory agencies; participation in technical forums; and representing our company in joint meetings with the customer on IT Systems Security topics.


Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years’ working experience, or equivalent experience; candidates with Armed Forces college courses or Associate Degrees and extensive certification highly welcomed.
  • 8570.01M/ IAT-II

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • 2 years’ experience in various HPC systems, various HPC technologies:
    • Cray/Cray EX, IBM, SGI, Penguin, or custom architectures
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, or Linux variants operating systems (OS)
    • InfiniBand (IB), Intel Omni-Path interconnects
    • Portable Batch System (PBS), Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management (SLURM), or IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility (LSF) schedulers
    • Intel Xeon, AMD EPYC, or ARM CPUs
    • Nvidia graphic processing units (GPU)s
  • ITIL Foundation

Typical Education and Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience