Cyber Security Engineer

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Engineer, Engineering, Security, Research, Laboratory, Software, System, Computer, CISSP, Project
Full Time

Job Description

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Cyber Engineer for our Cyber Engineering Department (CED). CED provides expertise in security policy, requirements, assessment, integration, research, and technology to address cyber threats through cyber security techniques, risk, threat and vulnerability assessments, active countermeasures, and cyber resiliency. This role will provide technical support and leadership in security architecture, engineering, and researching cyber solutions for Aerospace internal and external customers in all segments of space systems across multiple functional areas including strategic and tactical military satellite communications and ground network systems. Collaboration with program offices, government agencies such as National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), National Security Agency (NSA), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), etc., other FFRDCs, and contractors, providing project leadership, mentoring junior engineers, and developing future projects.

Key Functions
  • Perform system security engineering to advise various DOD and Intelligence programs on cyber security, information assurance, risk identification and mitigation
  • Understand and mitigate the security vulnerabilities in various SW and HW designs
  • Leading or participating in projects involving one or more of the following areas: Cyber Resilience, Cloud Security, Software Assurance, Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Physical System (CPS), Program Protection Planning (PPP), risk and cybersecurity frameworks, cyber system trade-off studies for various system designs or protocols,
  • Support the development and validation of security policy, governance processes, and requirements.
  • Provide recommendations on network security architectures and solutions based on technical performance assessments.
  • Perform analysis, modeling, and simulation in the areas of cyber and network security
  • Work with customers to understand and integrate cyber emerging technologies

This position can be filled as a Cyber Engineer or Sr. Cyber Engineer

Qualifications:

Required for Cyber Engineer
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • 8 or more years of experience in systems engineering of information assurance or cyber security systems
  • Ability to design and implement algorithms
  • Experience working with the risk or cyber security frameworks
  • Experience implementing security controls
  • Experience with embedded systems
  • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Active and current Secret security clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Required for Sr. Cyber Engineer
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • 12 or more years of experience in systems engineering of information assurance or cyber security systems
  • Ability to design and implement algorithms
  • Experience working with the risk or cyber security frameworks
  • Experience implementing security controls
  • Experience with embedded systems
  • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Active and current Secret security clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Preferred
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • CISSP Certification
  • DoD architecture development experience
  • Experience with secure software development processes
  • Experience with agile system development processes
  • Procurement or logistics experience
  • Experience in software assurance
  • Acquisition experience
  • Experience securing high level complex systems such as data centers
  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to interact well with customers, other government agencies, FFRDC staff and contractor personnel.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at ieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R000276
Originally Posted : 7 months ago

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