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Space Cryptography Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities, providing innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. We are recognized as a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities.Ready to make an impact? We have an exciting opportunity for a Space Cryptography Engineer to support our unique customer in Chantilly VA. This position requires an active TS/SCI w/Polygraph security clearanceYou will be a valued team member providing technical support for the development, engineering, and testing of cryptographic hardware and software for space and ground systems.Required qualifications* BS/MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.

* 5+ years of engineering experience in: space ground operating equipment (GOE) and Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE), cryptographic architecture and requirements development, communications equipment testing, cryptographic system integration and test, aerospace electronic systems, or similar disciplines.

* Digital logic circuit design and analysis* Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)/ASIC logic design and implementation; Cryptographic algorithms (i.e. PEGASUS, CARDHOLDER, CAROUSEL, AES-256, CARNIVAL, etc.) and equipment (i.e. MCU-110B, MCU-110C, KGT-42, KGR-42, KGT-247, KI-18, KI-103, etc.);* Space related hardware and technology;* Small satellite medium/high assurance security solutions;* NSA cryptographic certification;* Space and terrestrial communications systems;* TEMPEST testing* Candidates must currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance and be able to obtain a CI poly before start.* CISSP certification required within first year of hire.Desired Qualifications* Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) - especially Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules, AES, GCM, and GCM-SIV.Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Peraton, Chantilly , Space Cryptography Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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