Program Protection Engineer

Saic Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID:

  • Location: *

  • AL

  • US

  • Date Posted: *2021-06-14

  • Category: *Engineering and Sciences

  • Subcategory: *Systems Engineer

  • Schedule: *Full-time

  • Shift: *Day Job

  • Travel: *Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Minimum Clearance Required: *Secret

  • Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: *Top Secret

  • Potential for Remote Work: *No

  • Description*
    SAIC seeking a Program Protection Engineer to support the Project Management Office for Aircraft Survivability Equipment (PMO ASE) located in Huntsville, AL.

The Program Protection Engineer will provide Security Engineering and Acquisition Program Protection support to each ASE product office and function as an integral member of a team of Government, Military, and Contractor Personnel that provides program, engineering, and technical support to PMO ASE. PMO ASE is an acquisition management organization under the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S). The team provides acquisition management support, program research, engineering, logistics, and technical support for the development and fielding of world-class aircraft survivability equipment.

  • Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Major duties and responsibilities include the following: (a) Identification of Critical Program Information (CPI), (b) Critical Technologies, (c) Supply Chain Risk Management, (d) Program Protection Planning development, and implementation.

  • Additional duties include the following;

  • Development of various documentation in support of Technology and Program Protection Planning

  • Conduct System Documentation Reviews and/or Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs)

  • Coordinate with the Army Research and Technology Protection Center (ARTPC) for CPI assessments

  • Implement the Critical Program Information (CPI) Assessment Process

  • Complete Intelligence Production Requests (IPR) required for Multidisciplinary Counterintelligence Threat Assessments (MDCITA)

  • Conduct CPI Vulnerability Risk Analysis

  • Identify and Implement Countermeasures

  • Coordinate with Army Protective Technologies Office for AT design and implementation support

  • Conduct Anti-Tamper (AT) Assessments

  • Coordinate AT Plan Development

  • Implement Supply Chain Risk & Security Management

  • Submit/update Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Threat Assessment Center (TAC) Requests for supply chain threat assessments

  • Development and Maintenance of Security Classification Guide (SCG)

  • Support Defense Exportability Features

  • Development and Maintenance of Operational Security (OPSEC) Plan

  • Development of Technology Assessment / Control Plan

  • Development of Delegation of Disclosure Authority Letters (DDL)

  • Coordinate with the 902nd Military Intelligence to develop Counterintelligence Support Plans (CISP)

  • Addressing Program Protection Requirements into Statements of Work (SOW)

Candidate must be able to interact successfully with personnel from all branches of the military, government civilians, contractors and engineers. Supported acquisition activities range from concept exploration, related research and development projects, design and development through test and evaluation, fielding, advanced technology demonstrations, military exercises, and technology insertions into operational weapon systems.

  • Qualifications*

  • Travel Requirements:

  • CONUS travel is not expected to exceed 10%. No OCONUS travel is anticipated.

  • Education Requirement(s):*

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience (4 years' equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree)

  • Clearance Requirement:*

  • Must possess an active Secret with ability to obtain a Top Secret.

  • Relevant Work Experience:*

  • Security operations; security management; physical, industrial, operations, organizational, or international security

  • Research & technology protection; acquisition systems protection or program protection

  • Previous experience developing Program Protection Plans (PPP).

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.

We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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