Job Requisition:Senior Systems Engineer - TS/SCI w/ Poly
Leidos is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer on a Space and Weapons Systems Cybersecurity program in support of our Ft. Meade Customer. This position is full-time working ONSITE at the LA Air Force Base (SMC) in El Segundo, CA.
- Senior Cybersecurity Engineering Rep to SMC MILSATCOM Systems Program on behalf of NSA/CSD. Provide cybersecurity technical support to the Air Force MILSATCOM satellites and other space programs managed by the SMC located at the Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. Provide input and guidance on generating updated security documents for use in their RFPs, represent the NSA CSD Space and Weapons Systems Office concerning cybersecurity concerns for satellite developers on the west coast and liaison between SMC and the NSA’s Space and Weapons Systems Office to ensure compliance with cybersecurity requirements. Provide onsite cybersecurity guidance and direction in many working groups and other teams responsible for defining and developing systems and serve as an Advisor on source selection committees. Participate in partnerships including Engineering Review Boards and Cybersecurity Integrated Products Teams (IPT) consisting of members from SMC, the contractors/vendors bidding on the systems, the NSA Space and Weapons division, and other system stakeholders.
- Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
- Participate in the review of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents
- Participate in design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
- Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.)
- Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
- Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces
- Establish a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, consider impacts prior to commitment to change, gain stakeholder buy-in, eliminate ambiguity, ensure traceability to source requirements, and track and settle open actions
- In conjunction with system stakeholders, plan the verification efforts of new and unproven designs early in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with established requirements
- Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)
- Support the development and review of Joint Capability Integration Development System (JCIDS) documents (i.e., Initial Capability Document, Capabilities Description Document, IA Strategy)
- Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of all components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
- Develop alternative courses of action, workarounds, and fall-back positions with a recommended course of action for each risk, and monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestones.
- Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest. Apply and enforce use of suitable standards to ensure consistency and interoperability of developer hardware and software
- As a participant within an Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) effort, recommend a preferred solution based on selection criteria adjusted for reasonableness and validity of assumptions, technology limitations, environmental impact, and life-cycle costs
- Twenty (20) years’ experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required
- Bachelor’s Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree Domain Area(s)
- Must have experience in Space/Weapon/Ground/Terminal system requirements development and security design (Information Assurance), particularly developing, reviewing, and analyzing technical CDRLs, TSRDs, and IASRDs
- Must have a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in Space Systems Engineering
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering2000Intelligence
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