Date Posted
01 May 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Position Overview:
Serves as an information systems security professional applying knowledge of information security services analysis concepts, practices and procedures and executes security procedures for classified computer systems based on the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE) and other U.S. Government agency security requirements

Primary & Essential Accountabilities:
  • Serves as an information systems security professional applying knowledge of information security services analysis concepts, practices and procedures and executes security procedures for classified computer systems based on the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE) and other U.S. Government agency security requirements
  • Applies current computer science technologies to the development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security for classified information systems
  • Primary advisor to the Site Facility Security Officer (FSO) and the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on all classified information systems security matters and liaison to the local Defense Security Service (DSS) Information Systems Security Professional (ISSP) on all matters pertaining to classified information systems
  • Execute local policies, processes, and procedures to comply with all National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and Office of Designated Approval Authority (ODAA) requirements
  • Typically provides guidance on task completion by more junior team members and may also review and check their work assignments. Executes all DoD requirements, including the Defense Security Service ODAA standards to ensure compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual
  • Monitors and enforces access requirements to cleared information systems in support of classified contracts
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies and operating procedures supporting government agency requirements
  • Conducting periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure NISP and ODAA compliance; accurately reports security posture to site, group and corporate leadership
  • Delivers site information systems security education program requirements to all users of the classified information system(s) supporting classified programs
  • Identifies and documents unique local threats and vulnerabilities to classified information systems security
  • Ensures periodic self-assessments of the facility’s classified information systems are conducted as part of the overall facility self-inspection program and that all corrective actions are taken
  • Assists with investigations into security violations related to cleared information systems; ensures corrective actions are implemented
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
Secondary Accountabilities:
  • Performs independently, or with a group, on site, group or enterprise-level security projects designed to enhance the security posture of CAES
  • Role requires innovative, critical thinking skills towards solving problems and anticipating future issues that may occur as a result of current decisions that are made.                                                                      
Minimum Requirements:
  • Completion of required Department of Defense (DoD) courses related to government security
  • Knowledge of information systems security components and best practices including; firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry-standard techniques and practices
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government Information System security standards (i.e. NIST and ISO27)
  • Highly self-motivated and strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal oral, written and communication skills
  • 2 – 4 years of security experience in either the defense industry or as a DOD Contractor in Information Systems Security
  • Must Possess  a U.S. Government  Secret Security Clearance.

About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Job Category
Administrative Support
Primary Location
EW and Integrated Solutions (EIS)
June Layng
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