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Cyber Engineer

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: February 25, 2021

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.ResponsibilitiesThe Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Cyber Engineer to join our team in the Cyber Engineering Department (CED). CED provides expertise in security policy, requirements, assessment, integration, research, and technology to address cyber threats through cybersecurity techniques, risk, threat and vulnerability assessments, active countermeasures, and cyber resiliency. This role will provide technical support to National Information Assurance Partnership--(NIAP) activities, security architecture, engineering, and researching cyber solutions for Aerospace internal and external customers such as National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), National Security Agency (NSA), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), other Federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) and contractors.--
Key Functions

  • Research and maintain knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) policies and practices
  • Review test evidence and perform requirement analysis
  • Evaluate/ensure the trustworthiness of the supplier and/or product
  • Provide input to the development process which will include Information Security planning, design, test and analysis
  • Perform the CCEVS validation process and participate in product validations adhering to that process that ensure conformance to a collaborative Protection Profiles and allowed Modules or a NIAP-approved Protection Profile and Modules
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies
  • Participate 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
  • Proactively interact with customers and coworkers by presenting project status, technical findings and technical demonstrationsThis position can be filled as a Member of Technical Staff or a Senior Member of Technical Staff.This position can be located in El Segundo, CA, Chantilly, VA, or Greenbelt, MD.QualificationsRequired for Cyber Engineer - Member of Technical Staff:
    • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline
    • 2 or more years of experience in systems engineering of information assurance or cybersecurity systems
    • Must possess a working knowledge of Information Assurance concepts, to include General Information Technology (IT) system functions and documented security policies and best practices
    • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy principles
    • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities
    • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearanceRequired for Sr. Cyber Engineer - Sr. Member of Technical Staff:
      • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline
      • 5 or more years of experience in systems engineering of information assurance or cybersecurity systems
      • Must possess a strong working knowledge of Information Assurance concepts, to include General Information Technology (IT) system functions and documented security policies and best practices
      • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy
      • Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles
      • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities
      • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements
      • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills are essential
      • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearancePreferred
        • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline
        • CISSP Certification
        • Experience with secure software development processes
        • Demonstrated ability to interact well with customers, other government agencies, FFRDC staff and contractor personnel
        • Active and current Secret security clearance, with the ability to achieve and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearanceWays We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
          • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
          • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
          • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
          • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
          • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
          • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute
          • Paid holidays and paid time off
          • Flexible spending accounts
          • Relocation assistance (if applicable)We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. 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 and-- the supplement , as well as the-- Pay Transparency Policy Statement .-- Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R001229 About Us A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in the national security of space. We are The Aerospace Corporation. We take 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? Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to obtain a Security Clearance. U.S. citizenship required for those positions.

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