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Network Security Engineer- Senior

Company:  Ball Aerospace

Columbia, MD, US, 21046

Date:  Sep 12, 2021
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  10372

A current, active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph is required.


Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.


We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


The Systems Engineering Solutions Strategic Business Unit provides advanced systems engineering and technology applications for intelligence and information enterprises. These applications and solutions deliver enterprise data management, data analytics, modeling and simulation, and technology assessment capabilities that are used to create products that offer actionable information in support of warfighters and decision makers.



Network Security Engineer- Senior


What You’ll Do:

  • Lead the development of network security posture requirements
  • Create, analyze, and troubleshoot network boundary rulesets
  • Use packet analysis tools (i.e. Wireshark) to aid with the development and analysis of boundary rulesets
  • Professionally communicate development progress, alternate designs that improve resiliency, and report testing results to the customer
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units, and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment
  • Perform other duties as necessary


What You’ll Need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Certification in line with IAT L2: CompTIA SEC+ or CCNA-Security for example
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Current TS//SCI security clearance w/polygraph required
  • 8 years of experience working with Enterprise Security Boundary/Firewall devices is required
  • Experience working with mission customers defining security posture requirements is desired
  • Experience working with Cisco routers and switches is desired
  • A self-starter approach, striving for excellence in work and innovation in methods to keep customer’s missions operational



Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS government and non-government locations may be required



Current Clearance Required:

Verification that your current security clearance or government customer access meets the requirement for this position will be required.


Relocation for this position is not available.


Compensation & Benefits

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $145,422 - $183,572 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) 
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site.




Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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