CISSP Jobs - Information Assurance Specialist 2, 16495

at Ultra
Location Austin, TX
Date Posted September 16, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Job Description:

Ultra Electronics, Advanced Tactical Systems (ATS) designs, develops, and supports real-time tactical command and control systems for all branches of the United States Armed Forces and many of our allied and coalition partners. Our systems and personnel have supported our military in every major conflict since our founding in 1987.

ATS is recruiting for an engineering team member to support our information assurance efforts with our dynamic organization in Austin, TX. The successful candidate will be integrated into our information assurance and engineering teams to ensure that information assurance is an integral part of our processes from start to finish. Reoccurring tasks for this position will include performing automatic and manual audits on systems as updated software and hardware are developed; troubleshooting issues appearing after applying information assurance patches to systems; developing and maintaining information assurance patches; providing security input to system design and code reviews; and creating and updating artifacts documenting the system’s cybersecurity stance to satisfy the Risk Management Framework process used by the Department of Defense. This is a software development position in the Engineering department, not a system/network monitoring position in the IT department. Familiarity with the Risk Management Framework used by the Department of Defense is desired but not required.

The successful candidate will rely on their experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and tasks. They will work independently under supervision to achieve defined goals. They will support the development of plans and specifications, provide input to coding standards and configuration management procedures. Some travel may be required.

Required Skills:
  • 1+ years of professional experience in Information Assurance
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, MIS, Computer Science, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical field
  • Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance.  Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with the Linux operating systems (specifically Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and later)
  • Experience with the Windows operating systems (specifically Windows 7 and Windows 10)
  • Experience with the Secure Host Baseline and Long-Term Servicing Channel version of Windows 10
  • CISSP Certification
  • An understanding of computer networking and architecture
  • Experience in system design, development and testing
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment such as SCRUM
  • An understanding of the C and C++ programming languages as well as common scripting languages used with Windows and Linux
  • Familiarity with or experience working with the Risk Management Framework

ATS is a leading supplier of tactical command and control systems, communication gateways, data fusion and display systems. It also provides software-based applications that deliver enhanced situational awareness in military command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Ultra Electronics (Ultra) is a UK-based defense, aerospace, cyber security, energy, and transportation products group.  Ultra manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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