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Cyber Cryptography Engineer

Job ID: 2018798
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Cyber Cryptography Systems Engineer to join our team in El Segundo, CA.


The MILSATCOM Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (MSEIT) effort provides leading edge Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) for the Space Force’s Space and Missiles System Center. We support the Space Force’s acquisition of state of the art Military Satellite Communications systems, providing global secure, survivable, and protected communications for our nation’s warfighters. Core cryptographic elements of these systems require NSA certification for which we provide system lifecycle support. We seek technical individuals who will thrive in a highly collaborative work environment of small teams, using the most modern tools and methodologies to tackle the challenges of integrating complex space and ground communications systems.


Responsibilities:

  • Perform Systems Engineering activities in the areas of Cybersecurity, Assessment & Authorization (A&A), Cryptographic System Security Engineering (SSE), and Certification & Accreditation (C&A), in accordance to NIST 800-53 RMF and NSA requirements and regulations
  • Define security requirements, architecture, and design for embedded and large-scale, distributed DoD space and ground control systems
  • Apply risk management concepts to mitigate vulnerabilities in system security architectures
  • Interface with Space Force customer, system stakeholders, and external contractors to coordinate Cybersecurity/Cryptographic requirements and architecture flow down from the system level to individual elements of the system

Qualifications

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, information technology or equivalent
  • 2+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design
  • 2+ years of work experience in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Security 
  • Understanding of the discipline and practice of Systems Engineering throughout the system lifecycle phases of concept, development, production, use, support, and retirement
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and teambuilding skills
  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills; ability to write final-version deliverable technical documents and reports
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance to be considered for this position


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering with emphasis in IA/Cyber Security
  • Understanding of the NSA end cryptographic unit certification process
  • 5+ years of work experience in IA/Cyber Security
  • 5+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design
  • DoD Space program experience
  • RMF or DIACAP Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)
  • NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 RMF Analysis and Accreditation
  • Network Engineering
  • Communications Systems
  • Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)
  • End Cryptographic Unit (ECU) design experience
  • Security certification (CISSP, SANS, or CEH)
  • An active or current TS/SCI clearance



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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