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The candidate will collaborate directly with the prime contractor, management, engineers and government customer and stakeholders. This Cyber Engineering position will utilize architectural and systems engineering knowledge along with strong organizational skills to support the development and continued operational use of assets that support our nations access to space and our space superiority. This position works to ensure the authorization to operate such diverse ground systems such as surveillance, weather, tracking, telemetry, and commanding. The candidate will be familiar with latest cloud and communications network technologies, virtualization, and software programs.
General Duties: Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.
Specific requirements: Tasks include transitioning documents from DIACAP to RMF formats, identifying cyber requirements and vulnerabilities on projects, performing cyber risk analysis on special studies, supporting process improvements, and supporting Government cyber activities, as required. Also, as a member of the Cyber team responsibilities will extend to inspecting ground system conformance and helping to maintain or develop documents allowing authorization to connect to other government secured systems.
Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD. CISSP Highly Desired