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Sr. Cyber Security Engineer Casual

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. Join the excitement of working on an Aerospace team of system security engineers in the Cyber Engineering Department. We provide leadership, mentorship and advice to US government Space Enterprise in developing and evaluating cybersecurity of information, communication, telecommunication (ICT) systems, and supply chain risk management (SCRM) solutions. We focus on cybersecurity, resiliency, compliance, and handling risk in the space system software- and systems- development life-cycle activities.Work ModelThis is a hybrid work model position and will sit partially remote with some onsite work required in Greenbelt, MD.PART-TIME, CASUAL POSITION WITH LIMITED HOURS.What You'll Be Doing

  • Assist in the process of identifying, assessing, and mitigating the risks associated with Information Technology (IT) product and service supply chains.
  • Attend system development and technical exchange meetings.
  • Write information papers on secure software development and secure system engineering practices
  • Review, evaluate, and develop, protection profiles, evaluation methodologies policies, and testable requirements.
  • Recommend process improvement for secure software processes.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned as neededWhat You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements:
    • BS or advanced degree from an accredited program in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related science or engineering area of study.
    • 12 or more years of industry work experience focused in cyber security
    • Possess proven understanding of NIST SP800-161, NIST SP800-53, DoD SCRM and Program Protection policy and guidance, such as DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4140.01, DoDI 5200.44
    • Experience with tools and techniques for automated development and review of Security Targets
    • Knowledge security engineering required within the various system development lifecycle methodologies (spiral, agile, waterfall, etc.)
    • Knowledge of cloud-based technologies and concepts related to security, governance, and acquisition
    • Experience in Protection Profile development
    • Willing to travel domestically and internationally approx. 10 %
    • This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
      • Experience in various system engineering methodologies or new technologies, i.e., Model Base Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cyber Physical Security, etc.
      • Industry recognized Project Management, Cybersecurity and Risk Management certificationsWays We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
        • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
        • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
        • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
        • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
        • Flexible spending accounts
        • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
        • Relocation assistance
        • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
        • Education assistance programs
        • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respectWe 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 You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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