176061 - Senior Systems Security Engineer (SMC) - CA - C
Industry
IT
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Los Angeles Air Force Base
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 MONTHS
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Systems Security Engineer (SMC) located in Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Senior Systems Security Engineer to provide product support for the USAF Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems (CROWS) in the area of Systems Security Engineering (SSE) and Cyber Resiliency.
This position will focus on ensuring cyber security and resiliency is incorporated in the weapons systems acquisition process via the Systems Engineering (SE) process. The contractor shall support development of SSE artifacts and acquisition templates for inclusion in SE processes. The contractor will assist in the development of a requirements construct to help USAF programs interpret and scope system security, acquisition security, and cybersecurity and resilience requirements. The contractor will leverage NIST security controls, space certification, and other inputs to inform system security requirements. The contractor will perform technical analyses, conduct research, and use technical management principles to assess impacts to DoD and USAF systems engineering and acquisition policies and processes; and provide recommendations for improvement. The contractor will be experienced and successful at solving complex process integration and system engineering issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and dedicated to the success of our customers. Work location is at Los Angeles AFB in Los Angeles, CA and sit within Space and Missile Systems Cybersecurity office.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Additional Information
Job Description
Senior Systems Security Engineer to provide product support for the USAF Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems (CROWS) in the area of Systems Security Engineering (SSE) and Cyber Resiliency.

Government Contract - Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on worker performance, worker attendance and dependability and client business needs.

This position will focus on ensuring cyber security and resiliency is incorporated in the weapons systems acquisition process via the Systems Engineering (SE) process. The contractor shall support development of SSE artifacts and acquisition templates for inclusion in SE processes. The contractor will assist in the development of a requirements construct to help USAF programs interpret and scope system security, acquisition security, and cybersecurity and resilience requirements. The contractor will leverage NIST security controls, space certification, and other inputs to inform system security requirements. The contractor will perform technical analyses, conduct research, and use technical management principles to assess impacts to DoD and USAF systems engineering and acquisition policies and processes; and provide recommendations for improvement. The contractor will be experienced and successful at solving complex process integration and system engineering issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and dedicated to the success of our customers. Work location is at Los Angeles AFB in Los Angeles, CA and sit within Space and Missile Systems Cybersecurity office.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience: A Bachelor's degree and ten to twelve (10-12) years of experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Candidate should have a foundational understanding of DoD weapon system acquisition and system Life Cycle Systems Engineering processes. Position requires technical background in development, management or acquisition of Air Force Space Systems and/or software. Position requires expertise and experience in systems security engineering in one or more security specialty areas, such as Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience, Anti-Tamper protection, Supply Chain Risk Management, Trusted Systems and Networks, Software Assurance, and Hardware Assurance.

Other required skills include: Interviewing skills, to talk with individuals and groups about their needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information; Listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say; Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements; Facilitation skills, to lead requirements elicitation workshops; Observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation; Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to customers, marketing, managers, and technical staff; Organizational skills, to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information; Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders (such as customers, product management, and engineering).

This requisition is for an Engineer, not Cyber Security professional. Some cyber knowledge is desired, but candidate should be an engineer.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor's degree and ten to twelve (10-12) years of experience is required.

Preferred Skills: Master’s degree in Systems Engineering with seven to twelve (7-12) years of experience is preferred. Broad understanding of systems engineering; a broad understanding of security; a technology specific understanding (e.g., networked systems, Commercial Off the Shelf/Government Off the Shelf and Developmental component integration); and broad understanding of Air Force space system acquisition across the entire acquisition process.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time/First Shift 8am - 5pm

Contact
Zachary Fasano at zfasano@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.