Security Engineer

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Security, Engineer, IT, System, Project, Systems, Engineering, CISSP
Full Time

Job Description

Business Group Highlights

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


The Air and Missile Defense (AMD) System Security Engineer (SSE) will work as a member of the Army Program Executive Office Missiles and Space (PEO MS) Integrated Fires Mission Command (IFMC) Project Office (PO) Systems Engineering Team to develop a holistic threat vulnerability risk assessment (TVRA) of the IFMC System of Systems (SoS), develop a detailed SSE roadmap of engineering changes to the SoS, fill the gap between engineering development and cyber assessment and accreditation activities, and keep abreast of emerging cyber issues and implementations. The SSE will develop architectures, interfaces, and designs in support of the SSE roadmap. The SSE will be a source of knowledge and guidance to the Agile software development teams. The position will include technical briefings and advisement to leadership on recommended courses of action, trade studies, architecture/interface/design changes, competing capabilities, performance, risks, and impacts to the IFMC mission. The position in NOT one of RMF certification/testing or CVPA/AA execution.


Basic Qualifications:
The candidate must have a detailed understanding of: information assurance concepts of confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation; cyber threats to DoD systems; cyber threats to AMD tactical systems; program protection and anti-tamper; and key management for geographically distributed classified DoD systems. The candidate must be familiar with current cryptographic techniques and implementations, Information Technology (IT), network technologies, and cloud technologies. The candidate must have hands on SSE architecture, interface, design, and development experience on a DoD program. The candidate must be able to work directly with the Agile software developers as needed.

The candidate must:
  • Minimum 8570 IAT or IAM Level II Certification
  • Be fluent in the Microsoft Office toolset
  • Be a
  • Be a resident of the Huntsville, AL area,
  • Have a Bachelor's degree (or advanced degree) from an accredited college (ABET preferred) in engineering, the sciences or mathematics,
  • Have a minimum of 7 years combined Government/DoD experience in performing the essential duties listed above,

Other Qualifications:
An additional plus is familiarity with DoD STIG requirements, NIST RMF, NSIT security controls, IAVMs, and cyber security assessment tools (e.g., ACASS, Nessus, SCC, STIG Viewer). 8570 IAT or IAM Level III Certification preferred (i.e., CISSP, CISA, CASP, GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM). The ability to "move out" and champion your ideas, architectures, designs; enthusiasm; independent critical thinking; and a team attitude are very important. Please note, as part of this government team you will be the design agent for IFMC: the prime contractor develops the code based upon YOUR government provided architectures, interfaces, designs, and guidance.

Security Requirements:
Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance or higher.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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 the 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Company Information

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success, and we enable our customers to build a better nation. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_102083
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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