General Dynamics Mission Systems Senior Cybersecurity Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree in Information Technology, Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree

Responsibilities for this Position

GDMS has an immediate opening for an Senior Cybersecurity Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


  • Supports the development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy

  • Supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) or Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation for the program

  • Executes or supports execution of A&A (or C&A) activities

  • Executes or supports execution of security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements

  • Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results

  • Supports secure maintenance


  • Very solid application of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories

  • Very solid understanding of verification and validation process

  • Familiar with cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines

  • Very solid ability to clearly recognize and report relevant system security concerns and issues

  • Ability to participate in and contribute to multiple work groups

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • Creative thinker, good multi-tasker


Experience in the following products/technologies is highly desired:

  • WebLogic

  • Oracle

  • SQL

  • Java

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise

  • VBScript (Windows Script Host)

  • ClearCase (configuration management)

  • Eclipse IDE

  • System Tool Kit (STK)

  • Citrix

  • Linux

  • Bash

  • Git (configuration management)

  • Web services

Highly desired certifications include:

  • Security+

  • Network+



Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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Job LocationUSA-CO-Colorado Springs

Required ClearanceSecret


Employment TypeFull Time

Hiring CompanyGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems