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Cyber Cryptography Engineer

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Job ID: 2119725
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2022
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
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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

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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