Cybersecurity Specialist

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:Cyber Security Specialist

Req#: IMS20222502-77818

Location: Anaheim, CA

Job Description:

This position will apply DISA (Defense Information Systems Administration) STIGs and industry best practices to harden software and hardware, perform ACAS scanning of equipment, assist in preparing Cybersecurity documentation and ensuring Cybersecurity compliance.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for ensuring delivered information systems meet security standards in accordance with applicable DoD policies including DoDI 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Department of Defense Information Technology (IT).
  • Develop all applicable documents needed to obtain an Authorization to Operate (ATO) for fielded systems.
  • Identify the information protection needed for systems and networks, review and assist design engineers in overarching system design with a focus on Cybersecurity, and interact with customers and authorization officials to define and achieve required Cybersecurity objectives.
  • Maintain awareness of the most recent system security policies and directives, and assist Systems Engineers and other Cybersecurity Engineer with the analysis of user and system requirements and constraints.
  • Must be able to work a flexible job schedule to include off-shift work and occasional overtime.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4 yrs of prior related work experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 yrs of prior related work experience or Post Secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 yrs of prior related work experience.
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) is a must. Familiarity with Platform Information Technology (PIT) a plus.
  • Security Engineering with accreditation experience required. • Experience hardening Linux and Windows based operating systems desired.
  • Experience analyzing system specifications and translating to cybersecurity requirements.
  • Experience with NIST 800-53r4 standards. Sets highest ethical standards for self and others.
  • Experience applying DISA System Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to Operating Systems, Applications, Network devices
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active DOD Security Clearance
  • Experience with systems integration is desired.
  • Experience with routers and firewalls a plus
  • Current Security+ certification, CISSP a plus
  • Experience administering Windows Operating Systems (workstation and server
  • Experience administering Linux Operating System
  • Experience with scanning software
  • Experience with Routers and Switches

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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