Systems Engineer (Information Security) = Active Dod Secret Security Clearance

Cardinalhire Clifton , NJ 07011

Posted 4 months ago

NO CONTRACTORS. POSITION REQUIRES THAT CANDIDATES ACQUIRE US SECURITY CLEARANCE!

Please be aware this position requires a Secret Clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense

Job Category: Engineering- Systems

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer (Information Security)

Job Location: Clifton, New Jersey



Job Description:

During its 120-year history, this client has transformed communications and information technology. This client is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, they provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

This client has an opening for a Senior Specialist, Systems Engineering (Information Security) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clifton, New Jersey. The selected candidate will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead Type 1 Certification activities as required for assigned programs
  • Perform functional analysis, trade studies, requirement derivation and allocation to translate customer Information Security requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Work with other engineering disciplines to implement and verify security technology
  • Provide technical leadership to development teams at internal and external gate reviews such as technical baseline reviews and design reviews
  • Act as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct complex security architecture analysis to evaluate and mitigate issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years with a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or equivalent
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoDI 8570 IAT or IA SAE Level 2 compliant professional certification (i.e. CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP+ CE, CISSP (or Associate), CSSLP)
  • Experience with security assessment and authorization activities for DoD Information Systems, e.g. RMF, Type 1, etc.
  • Experience developing and executing system test procedures
  • Understanding of FPGA simulation process and how it can be used to verify functionality
  • Understanding and ability to read VHDL, C, C++, and C# code
  • Experience writing software to automate tasks, such as data processing, encryption, etc.
  • Information Systems Security Engineering or Systems Engineering experience, working on system security architecture development, implementation, integration, or test
  • Understanding of DoD PKI
  • Hands-on knowledge of IPsec configuration with Windows and Linux PCs
  • Experience with IA and AT certification requirements
  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
  • Experience with Model Based System Engineering (UML, SysML, DoDAF)

Security Clearance:

Please be aware this position requires a Secret Clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: skills and certification are required]

  • DoD 8570 Certification
  • Type 1 certification
  • Secret
    Clearance
  • Bachelors Degree

Security Clearance Required:
No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

CANDIDATE DETAILS

  • 2+ to 5 years experience
  • Seniority Level- Mid-Senior
  • Management Experience Required- No
  • Minimum Education- Bachelor's Degree
  • Willingness to Travel- Never

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Has experience building the system, NOT managing. more of an Engineer, than tickets

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