Security Controls Assessor Representative (SCAR) Job
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Hill AFB, UT 84056, US
Engineering & Technology
BAE Systems is seeking a Security Controls Assessor Representative (SCAR) to support the Air and Space Force Solutions (ASFS) Strategic Systems Information Systems team. The selected applicant will join the IS team as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities for our client and its associated contractors, drive productivity and innovate new solutions. This position works with fellow SCARs, Security Controls Assessors (SCAs), Information System Security Managers (ISSM), Program Managers (PM), and Authorizing Official (AO) representatives to obtain and maintain Authority to Operate (ATO) approvals for various AFNWC weapon subsystems and supporting IT systems by adhering to the Risk Management Framework (RMF). This position is responsible for reviewing, assessing, and providing advice/recommendations to the SCA/AO throughout the RMF process for assigned programs.
This position provides the opportunity to exercise, develop, and hone communication, customer relationship, and leadership skills.
The successful candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with the desire to make a difference. Knowledge and experience working with the DoD’s Cybersecurity processes and the Risk Management Framework (RMF) is required.
A DoD 8570 IAM Level III certification (CISM, CISSP, GSLC, or CCISO) is required.
Join an extraordinary company culture recognized as a Top Workplace in Utah for four years in a row.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
• Experience as an ISSO or ISSM using the RMF
• DoD 8570 IAM Level III certification
• Bachelor's Degree (typically Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technologies, etc.) and 10+ years relevant work experience or a Master's degree and 8+ years of relevant work experience.
• Experience or knowledge of cybersecurity, networks, system components, system protocols, commercial hardware and software products, and software development
• Experience developing external customer relationships and ability to communicate cybersecurity concepts and
requirements with senior leaders
• Effective organizational, time management, and communications skills (written and verbal)
• This position requires an active final Secret clearance upon hire date. The clearance "investigation close date"
must be within the last 6 calendar years from the hire date. The applicant must also be able to maintain their
security clearance for the position.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
• Experience as an ISSM, performing cybersecurity/risk assessments, and experience with eMASS
• Although a Secret clearance is required, a Top Secret clearance is preferred.
• General understanding of computer networks, hardware, databases, applications, security components, computer operations, and operating system maintenance
• Understanding of the DoD environment and familiarity with the DoD Acquisition System
• The ability to mediate differing perspectives and develop consensus relating to cybersecurity principles and
regulations; ability to build bridges across organizational boundaries, and the ability to communicate with
technical and non-technical leaders across large complex organizations
• An individual with high integrity, strong work ethic and initiative, and capable of building strong, trusting
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.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
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Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom