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Textron Information Assurance Security Engineer in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Information Assurance Security Engineer


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Electronic Systems business area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role:

We believe people should love what they do - in this role, you will be responsible for:

Textron Systems Electronic Systems is looking for a talented individual to join a small group developing new security engineering, analysis and administration practices. This role supports the design, development and compliance processes for various mission-oriented products in accordance with DoDI 8510.0, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and other security and government related requirements.

In this role you will build, install, test and manage system configurations for information system security software, hardware, and firmware, perform patch management and software updates and perform vulnerability assessments. You will assist the team in preparation and review of documentation to include network/system diagrams, System Security Plans, Assessment Reports, A&A package documentation, and Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM).

Additionally, this role performs hardware and software security research and implementation as well as identifies and implements new emerging security technologies to assist in the development of IA product configurations, policies and procedures, and the automation of system installation and testing.


  • BA or BS degree in Information Technology, Information Assurance, or Cyber Security preferred. Other degree with experience acceptable.

  • Good level of understanding of operating system security settings, configurations and policies (Windows, RedHat, and/or Unix based)

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve network/operating system security issues

  • Experience with validating systems IAW DIACAP, DoDI 8510.0, or NIST 800-53

  • Experience with STIG application, testing, and compliance tools (e.g. Nessus, ACAS, NMAP, DISA STIGS, SCAP, IAVAs)

  • Experience with writing detailed technical processes, security authorization documentation and validation procedures

  • Previous IA experience is a plus

  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoDI 8570 IAT Level II or greater certification (e.g. Security )

  • Able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance is required

Additional Qualifications :

  • Experience with OS installation and configurations (Windows, RedHat, Linux/Unix based), virtual environments, and/or scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, Bash, etc.) is preferred

  • Knowledge or technical background with hardware, systems, and switches (i.e. Cisco) is preferred

  • Knowledge or experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS is a plus

  • Skills in troubleshooting, problem solving, research and multitasking are also highly recommended.

  • Knowledge or experience with server setup and management is a plus

  • Has a desire to develop personal and professional skill sets

  • Able to work in individual or team environments and adapt quickly to change

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company Textron Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 286357