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Aerojet Rocketdyne Specialist Security IT Engineer in Jupiter, Florida


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

The Specialist, Security IT Engineer will report to the Director, Cyber Operations in Huntsville AL.

The position is responsible for overall IT security enterprise architecture. This position will require strong IT industry knowledge in multiple disciplines to include a combination of networking, operating system, active directory, and storage domains. This position will require strong IT industry knowledge in multiple disciplines to include a combination of networking, security tools and technologies, operating system, active directory, and cloud security. This position will straddle between strong IT engineering principles and Security and Risk guidelines to ensure compliance for the IT environment in adherence with the Department of Defense compliance requirements. This position will focus on influencing strategies to maintain a strong and consistent security posture throughout the entire enterprise.

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne. (

Work/Life Balance - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus additional sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs.

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America’s most trusted companies -

This position can be filled at the next higher job classification

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated with a passion for excellence, quality and detail. The position is responsible for understanding how IT services will be delivered to multiple business sectors across the enterprise and sites in a standardized manner that meets regulatory requirements for classified program delivery. The position will be responsible for understanding architectures for networking and virtualization and other related architectures.

Responsibilities and skills of the architect include the following:

  • Experienced and well versed in supported Enterprise Architectural and engineering standards to include technologies such as networking, SD-WAN, TACLANEs, VDI, Backup Technologies, High Performance Compute Clusters, Active Directory, GPO’s, Encryption of Data at Rest, Enterprise scanning and security management tools for logging and vulnerability management, threat modeling for applications, databases, SaaS integrations, private cloud implementations (Azure)

  • Works closely with the Enterprise architecture and risk and compliance teams to create enterprise standards and rollout of security tools and enterprise architectures

  • Collaborating with other IT engineers, including networking, security, and system engineers, to facilitate streamlined architecture direction

  • Provide technical expertise in ensuring the IT solutions comply with contract requirements

  • Set priorities and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

  • Measure and optimize system performance

  • Plan and manage capacity of the systems

– Knowledge of cloud architectures can be helpful for initiatives to move the cloud

– Strong Knowledge of Risk Management

Work is performed under limited general direction:

50% - Provide technical guidance and architecture guidance and leadership for enterprise technologies and work closely with Enterprise Architects to agree upon technologies and delivery solutions. Leverage deep IT and Security and Compliance expertise.

20% - Collaborate with and broker discussions between stakeholders to agree upon technical direction and be able to present strategies to leadership. Understand risk management.

20% - Research technologies like cloud, O365, Splunk and align technology to security direction/guidelines like NISPOM to help understand approach. Ability to attain deep knowledge and expertise is required.

10% - Support projects and help support and oversee active IT Security projects


Requires nine (9) years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ensure the customer patching and antimalware program is running as designed. Acts as an escalation point for patching and antimalware program issues or widespread patch problems.

  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline; Master's preferred. CISA and or CISSP preferred.

  • Strong understanding of server, Active Directory, network infrastructure and network hardware.

  • 10+ years of experience in the security aspects relating to multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Troubleshoot and remediate hardware, software, and Microsoft security patch installations issues as they arise, working with customers to uninstall patches if required.

  • Develop best practices, and procedures to support an efficient and effective patch management process

  • Experience with active directory, firewalls, and endpoint security tools

  • Experience with performing third party and internal control assessments

  • Proficient knowledge of security control frameworks

  • Proficient understanding of security standards

You will need experience working with most, if not all, of the following platforms and tools:

  • Active Directory

  • Cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • Data Loss Prevention (Proofpoint, Symantec, Varonis, etc.)

  • DNS Filtering and Web Proxies (Cisco, Zscaler, etc.)

  • Docker Containers & Kubernetes

  • Email Security (Proofpoint, Mimecast, etc.)

  • Endpoint Detection & Response (Microsoft ATP, CrowdStrike, Carbon Black, etc.)

  • Network Firewalls (Cisco, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, etc.)

  • Privileged Access Management (PAM)

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

  • Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP)

  • Vulnerability Management (Tenable, Qualys, etc.)

  • Web Application Firewalls (F5 ASM, Imperva, etc.)

  • Hands-on security engineering working with related tools and techniques.

  • Assist in the development of security-related standards for platforms and technologies

  • Assist in providing security-related guidance to teams. Proficient in scripting and automation tools such as Java, Javascript, C#, .NET, PowerShell, Ansible Playbooks, and Python.

  • Proficient in infrastructure solutions such as Windows infrastructure, Active Directory, IAM, and Networking.

  • Proficient in operating systems such as Windows, OSX, and Linux

  • Proficient at the integration of various tools into DevOps pipelines such as Jenkins and Git.

  • Perform technical security assessments, code audits, and design reviews.

  • Perform security penetration testing for target devices.

  • Identify potential attack vectors and provide mitigations.

  • Experience with AWS, Azure, Google, and container technologies.

  • Act as a point of escalation for investigation of systems and security events monitored by your team.

  • Creates, publishes, maintains, and interprets Information Security baselines for specific technologies (e.g. operating systems, databases). Socializes Security baselines with stakeholders.

  • Provide tuning and reporting recommendations of security tools.

  • Propose, produce and review team metrics in support of security reporting requirements.

  • evelop enrichments and filters in platforms and build content for the SIEM to provide actionable contextual data to improve visibility and detection of anomalous events

  • Employ and drive proven and mature frameworks (Security Controls Framework, CIS20, MITRE ATT&CK & OWASP, CVSS, etc.), methodologies and practices in delivering work products

  • Assess risk related to IT operations and advise on appropriate risk management.

  • Perform consulting related to security incident management and oversee ServiceNow queues.

  • Works with application teams to identify functional requirements that drive security technology that enables business functionality.

  • Knowledge of and experience with compliance to government regulations and standards (NIST Special Publications, NISPOM, Risk Management Framework, etc.)

  • Strong documentation skills and ability to document and diagram solutions using tools like MS Visio

  • Remain calm and professional while effectively handling multiple demands.

  • Industry experience – ideally in Department of Defense

Will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to safely lift and carry up to 35 lbs. with occasional bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and reaching abo’ve shoulder level required. May require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

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Location US-AL-Huntsville | US-FL-Jupiter | US-CA-Canoga Park

Job ID 19621

Zip 35806

Category Information Technology