General Dynamics Land Systems

Program Protection Specialist•Requisition Number:5596•Position Type:Full-Time Regular•Relocation Provided:No•Department:Program Control & Analysis - L0552 (Indirect)•Location:Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)•Education Required:Bachelors Degree•Experience Required:More than 10 yearsPosition Description:The function of this position is to support the Program Protection Office with responsibility for ensuring compliance across the US market in meeting Program Protection requirements as defined in new and existing programs. Advise functional leadership, Program Management and staff in the interpretation of security policies and the development of plans and procedures to meet customer Program Protection requirements. The following are the key duties and skills required:•Guides assessment, definition, development, and implementation of program protection requirements, including assessing data security provisions in technical reviews, specifications, engineering and test plans, designs, sub-contractor SOWs, RFPs, and other acquisition and engineering plans and documents.•Guide the assessments of incoming RFP's and Contract Modifications for Program Protection requirements and advising program leadership and contracts with cost and impacts for implementation of the Program Protection requirements.•Participate in development of Program Protection Implementation Plans (PPIP) as required by each program with PPIP responsibilities•Advise Program Management and staff in the interpretation of program protection policies and the development of plans and procedures to meet customer program protection requirements•Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable federal laws and regulations including NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53, Executive Order 13526, various DoDI and DFARS clauses and other applicable program protection policies.•Responsible for development and implementation of program protection strategies for existing and new programs, including analysis, and other activities designed to ensure comprehensive, consistent protection strategies are incorporated into the planning and execution of programs.•Support development of a consistent program folder structure and manage their execution including managing and applying access controls.•Serves as secondary interface with government program managers and security officers, internal/external customers, security support staff, Program Management, program personnel, and the GDLS Facility Security Office•Strong understanding of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) with the ability to train program personnel in recognizing and protecting CUI.•Guide in the managing and tracking of data access controls including communication across the user community to ensure compliance with program protection specific requirements.•Provide guidance, manage and participate in peer reviews to ensure proper document (data) markings have been applied (requires a good understanding ground combat and support vehicle technical work)Position Requirements:•Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Business Management (with additional technical background)•Minimum of 9-13 years' experience•Strong understanding of information technology in regards to system/network administration. Ability to develop scripts to help manage data is desired•Solid understanding of ground combat and support vehicle technical work•Ability to rapidly analyze complex data, conduct research, and acquire facts•Sound and logical thinking in choosing a course of action•Good organizational skills, flexibility and sound judgement•Demonstrated experience working in teams and matrix environments•Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and coordinate activities within deadlines•Ability to interact with senior management on matters pertaining to program protection and procedures•Ability to analyze DD Form 254's, Security Classification Guides and related security documentation for Program Protection requirements•Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills•Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)•US citizenship required•Ability to obtain US Secret clearance if warranted We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact benefits@gdls.com for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.

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