Systems Security Engineer

Grand Prairie, TX

Posted: 10/11/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 227607

Systems Security Engineer

Softworld Inc.’ s client is seeking a Systems Security Engineer to assist in embedded systems security for a large-scale DoD contract.

  • Provides system security engineering design support, possess expertise in the integration and implementation in all aspects of Information Assurance supporting development of embedded security solutions for the Department of Defense.
  • Executes assessments and implementation mitigations against system security threats/risks throughout the DoD program development life cycle.
  • Decomposes, allocates and validate System Security controls from NIST SP 800-53 and integrating system security requirements definition and analysis into the System Development Lifecycle
  • Establishes system security designs
  • Implements embedded security designs in hardware, software, and systems; verifies and validates security requirements
  • Performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities.

Mandatory Requirements
  • Bachelor’ s degree from an accredited college in related discipline, such as Electrical Engineering, Information Assurance, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • Embedded systems security domain experience for DoD products is essential.
  • Experience understanding and implementing the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) against a system is essential.

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • Meet DoD 8570 approved baseline certification for IAT Level II (I.E., CompTIA Security+, GSEC SSCP, CCNA-Security).
  • Domain experience in areas such as hardware design, software design, penetration testing, encryption, etc.
  • Tools experience with Software Assurance tools such as; Klocwork, Coverity, etc.
  • Some level of understanding security architecture, development and designing a security product is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Threat Modeling against embedded security solutions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain security artifacts to be used in the verification and validation of an system security design is a plus.
  • Possess the ability to work independently, meet critical program deadlines, and achieve stretch goals.
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