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Lead, Information Security Systems Engineer - TS/SCI - Chantilly, VA

Company: L3Harris
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Information Security Systems Engineer
Job Code: SAS20232301-96024
Job Location: Chantilly, VA
Job Description:
Applies current systems security engineering methods, practices and technologies to the architecture, design, development, evaluation and integration of systems and networks to maintain system security. Works closely with Government customers to ensure that the security protection needs, concerns and requirements are defined and implemented with appropriate fidelity and rigor, early and in a sustainable manner throughout the life cycle of system that will allow for the security authorization of the system of interest. Works with systems developers or commercial product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure systems, networks, and database products. Uses methods such as encryption technology, vulnerability analysis and security management. Responsible for integration of multiple methods into a cohesive system security perimeter and environment and the policies and procedures necessary to monitor and maintain such an environment. Will prepare Certification and Accreditation documentation, using multiple standards under RMF and derivitive processes (DOD 8510, JSIG, ICD-503, CNSSI 1253), to achieve security authorization of supported systems. Represents program security needs, concerns and requirements at customer meetings.
Essential Functions:

  • Experience in Static Application Security Testing (SAST) for Application Security and Development STIG compliance using tools such as Fortify and Gitlab as part of a DevSecOps Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Pipeline, and generation of summary reports.

  • Experience in Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation and authorization (A&A) processes to include RMF steps 1-4 (categorization, controls selection, control implementation, security assessment) and standard body of evidence (BoE) package development.

  • Understanding of security control inheritance in terms of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS relationships.

  • Experience with Cross Domain Solutions

  • Experience in DoD software selection and approval processes for COTS, GOTS and FOSS.

  • Experience in the application of DISA SRGs and STIGs.

  • Support security engineering activities, including basis of estimate development, requirements development, design, test, configuration management and maintenance of information systems and data.

  • Assist program security in the development of policies and procedures for emerging security technologies.

  • Support vulnerability assessment activities as required.

  • Support the evaluation, qualification, testing and delivery of security architecture improvement, obsolescence replacement and vulnerability response projects.

  • Experience in configuration and use of cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools such as ACAS and SCC.

  • Work is 100% on-site and cannot be accomplished remotely.


    • Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience, or

    • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

    • Top Secret / SCI security clearance required.

    • DOD 8570.01M IAT-3 or IASAE-2 certification.

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Experience in Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).

      • Experience in the content development and administration of SEIM/audit reduction tools (e.g., Splunk).

      • DOD 8570.01M IASAE-3 certification is desired.

      • Strong understanding of engineering processes, concepts and information security systems engineering principles (NIST SP 800-160 Vol1).

      • System test and evaluation methods and RMF assessment methodology & process.

      • Experience in Cyber Defense technologies.

      • Understanding of system vulnerabilities and exploitation.

      • Top Secret / SCI with an active Poly is highly desired.

        L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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