Engineer I - Information Systems Security

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At Ball Aerospace, we care about the health and safety of our team members, their families and our communities. Ball Aerospace will comply with Executive Order 14042 and all team members will be required to provide proof of completed vaccination status as a condition of employment as stated within the Order, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations.


Clearance Requirement: A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.


Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.


We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


The Security and Mission Assurance Strategic Support Unit provides discriminating support to the business to ensure success. We focus on threat identification, risk assessment, and mitigation while improving the efficiency of the business through effective governance and analysis of process, data and overall business knowledge.


Engineer I – Information Systems Security


Perform the engineering of information security functions, address the security aspects associated with the engineering of non-security functions, and protect the integrity of intellectual property and otherwise sensitive data, information, technologies, and methods utilized as part of the end-to-end mission assurance effort.


What You’ll Do:


  • Serve as an information systems security engineer for a national program, consulting the development, integration, and configuration of information systems.
  • Apply extensive technical expertise in support of the development of System Security documentation, and implement the program security plans, policies, and procedures necessary to ensure compliance with all company and government requirements.
  • Coordinate security-related activities with the government security stakeholders, Information System Owner (ISO), Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Information System Security Manager (ISSM), and Common Control Provider (CCP).
  • Lead Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessments and Authorization (A&A) efforts, to include POA&M mitigation, the Continuous Monitoring program, and interfacing with government counterparts.
  • Develop and update information security policy documentation for the contract, ensuring that it aligns with best practices and remains consistent with the current operating environment.
  • Applying best practices and processes to capture, refine, and assist in the prioritization of requirements based on risk, engineering principles, and mission requirements.
  • Work alongside as a developer/engineer to provide enhanced security architectures, development tools, and information systems to facilitate secure missions.
  • Develop, configure, maintain, and monitor system security architectures, identifies vulnerabilities, and provides suggested mitigation alternatives.
  • Participates in design, development, and implementation of information systems to ensure these systems follow required security features and safeguards.
  • Evaluates vulnerability and compliance scan results and works with system developers and system administrators to eliminate or mitigate findings.
  • Generates Assessment & Authorization (A&A) documentation and artifacts (i.e., System Security Plans, Network Interface Planning Documents, etc.) for import / upload to the Xacta tool.
  • Proposes categorization of information systems based on types of information processed, in conjunction with DAO Representatives and ISOs.
  • Coordinates with appropriate Security Control Assessors (SCAs) early in engineering design phase for ongoing coordination, understanding of development and application of security controls, and security tradeoffs and other decisions.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and holistic system view while addressing stakeholder security risks and concerns regarding information integrity and assurance implementation through the application of Systems Engineering skills.
  • Ensure that relevant threat and vulnerability data is considered in support of information security decisions.
  • Provide input to requirements, engineering, and risk trade space analyses to achieve a cost-effective security architectural design for protections that enable mission success.
  • Promote development of a strong team by participation in key aspects of the project and mentoring more junior team members.
  • Develop detailed development schedules and manage team activities to meet delivery milestones.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:


  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 2 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.
  • Demonstrated competency in engineering related functional or cross-functional security areas (e.g., security engineering, IT operations security design, cybersecurity)
  • Working knowledge of IA principles and organizational requirements that are relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation.
  • Working knowledge of ICD 503, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-53A, NIST SP 800-37, and security controls assessment criteria/procedures
  • Working knowledge of DoD/IC system security control requirements, roles, missions, and operational enterprise architecture
  • Working knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption)
  • Working knowledge of network access, identity, and access management (e.g., PKI)
  • Skill in discerning the protection needs (i.e., security controls) of information systems and networks.
  • Ability to write CTPs based on DISA STIGs, Executing CTPs for witness testing.
  • Ability to work with engineers and system administrators to correct scan findings / system vulnerabilities.
  • Working knowledge of system software and organizational design standards, policies, and authorized approaches (e.g., International Organization for Standardization guidelines) relating to system design.
  • Ability to translate security requirements into functional requirements and options for developers.
  • Security control inheritance from enterprise security services and communicating these to developers.
  • Experience using NESSUS / Security Center.
  • DevSecOps experience.
  • Amazon Web Services experience.
  • Experience working in the Government Cloud (GovCloud) environment.
  • Willingness to complete CISSP, CASP CE, CSSLP, or DoDD 8140 (DoDD 8570) IA SAE level I, level II, or level III certification.
  • SANS – SEC 504, SEC 545 or, SEC 501 preferred.
  • AWS Certification (Developer, DevOps, or Architect) or equivalent certification preferred.
  • ISC2 CCSP or CSA CCSK preferred.

Working Conditions:


  • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products. A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Verification that your current security clearance or government customer access meets the requirement for this position will be required.


Relocation for this position is available.


Compensation & Benefits:


  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $86,000 - $107,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.

US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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What are Ball Aerospace Perks + Benefits

Ball Aerospace Benefits Overview

At Ball, we invest in what matters — OUR EMPLOYEES! A comprehensive health care and insurance benefits package provided by Ball is just one of the rewards our employees get for the time and talent they give to Ball. Additional benefits to being a part of the Ball Aerospace family include professional development programs, annual tuition reimbursement, 11 paid holidays, and 17 Ball employee networks and interest groups to promote a diverse and inclusive workforce. We also offer retirement and savings benefits, an employee stock purchase plan with a 20% company match, 401(k) and company match, and employee assistance programs such as paid parental leave. Our internship program is also top-notch, with about 100 paid internships offered each year. From our community and culture to a focus on sustainability, our employees can find a sense of belonging at Ball.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Ball Aerospace has 17 employee networks and interest groups to help promote a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Our Employee Assistance Program is provided at no cost to Ball employees. The EAP is a professional service that offers confidential counseling, information & support for all types of issues.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Starting in 2022, Ball will contribute 5% of an employee’s eligible pay to the 401(k) after December 31 each year.
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employees can purchase Ball company stock, up to $9,000 annually. Ball matches 20% of first $6,000 purchased by employee. Stock may be sold at any time.
Performance Bonus
A 401(K) performance sharing match.
Match charitable contributions
Ball has a matching gift program for donations through Benevity. We also match higher education contributions.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
The Back-Up Care Advantage Program through Bright Horizons® provides employees with emergency back-up care when regular child care or adult/elder care arrangements fall through.
Generous Parental Leave
Mothers and fathers at Ball may be able to take up to 2 weeks (80 hours) of paid leave (100% of base salary) to care for and bond with a newborn, newly adopted, or newly placed foster care child.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
With approval, employees may work remotely as needed, temporarily, or on a more regular basis. Certain eligibility requirements exist based on the type of work and the needs of the department.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Vacation accrual starts immediately and is based on service date. Unused vacation can be rolled over and accrued up to 150% of the allotted vacation time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Parking
Plenty of employee parking which includes electric vehicle charging stations.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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