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Filter by Date: Feb 10, 2019

Filter by Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 40253 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Cyber Acquisition and Validation Department is seeking a Cyber Security Systems Engineer to join their team! This group provides technical guidance and analyses for cyber security in the acquisition of military space systems.  The ideal candidate will have a background in applying cyber security as a systems engineering discipline through development, sustainment and operations. Seeking candidates that have knowledge of the DoD systems acquisition process and will be responsible for helping define appropriate use of cyber security processes and practices from development through operations and disposal.

 

Key Functions:

  • Providing support to cyber security IPTs
  • Helping to define system, cyber and resiliency requirements, architecture and processes
  • Contributing to the development of products in support of milestone decisions and contract developments
  • Identifying and working to mitigate risks to programs or across program boundaries
  • Leading and/or coordinating support across program office and engineering organizations
  • Providing support to projects involving large multi-organizational teams across the Space and Missile Systems Center, the program office, Air Force Space Command, Air Force Headquarters, Air Force operational units, and other DoD components and agencies as required
  • Proposing, leading and/or implementing research tasks to demonstrate cyber security concepts and issues to program office customers

Qualifications

This position can be filled as a Systems Engineer - Cyber Security or a Sr. System Engineer - Cyber Security.

 

Required for Systems Engineer - Cyber Security

  • 8 or more years of experience in systems engineering and/or cyber security including developing and/or performing system architecture, requirements engineering, verification, test, and risk management across the acquisition life cycle
  • Knowledge of DoD program acquisition instructions, processes, practices and documents related to systems engineering and/or cybersecurity
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize emergent issues to meet near- and long-term personal and team commitments
  • Demonstrated ability to interact well and provide technical support in multi-program, multi-agency environments with government, engineering support and contractor personnel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as well as the ability to speak authoritatively when appropriate and to support assertions with data and experience
  • Ability to travel
  • The selected candidate must have a SECRET clearance

 

Required for Sr. System Engineer - Cyber Security

  • 12 or more years of experience in systems engineering and/or cyber security including developing and/or performing system architecture, requirements engineering, verification, test, and risk management across the acquisition life cycle
  • Knowledge of DoD program acquisition instructions, processes, practices and documents related to systems engineering and/or cybersecurity
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize emergent issues to meet near- and long-term personal and team commitments
  • Demonstrated ability to interact well and provide technical support in multi-program, multi-agency environments with government, engineering support and contractor personnel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as well as the ability to speak authoritatively when appropriate and to support assertions with data and experience
  • Ability to travel
  • The selected candidate must have a SECRET clearance

 

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, mathematics or equivalent
  • An advanced degree and/or cybersecurity certification
  • Experience with program protection, network security, threat and vulnerability analysis, and/or cross domain solutions
  • Experience in developing acquisition documentation supporting program decisions and milestones
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

 

 

 

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

 

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: ENGRG SPECIALIST 

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  Yes 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

 

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

 

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


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