Cybersecurity System Security Engineer III

Cyber Security/Information Assurance El Segundo, California


Description

The System Security Engineer's primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting SMC and AFSPC acquisition programs. The position will provide "day-to-day" support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities to meet NIST Cybersecurity requirements for system assessment & authorization.

 Performance shall include:

  • Lead a team of System Security Engineers and Certification and Accreditation Analysts responsible for ensuring the customer's national and international security interests are protected as acquisition systems are designed and tested
  • Chair and or Co-Chair customer and SAP community Cybersecurity working groups, participate in SSE IPT reviews
  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructures
  • Provides expert level consultation and technical services on all aspects of Information Security
  • Review SSE related designs and provides security compliance recommendations
  • Develop and provide Cybersecurity risk management recommendations to the customer
  • Provide SSE support for Mission and Training systems design and development
  • Assist with development and maintenance of the Program Protection Plan & Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Assist with site activation activities and design reviews, to include test & evaluation of systems
  • Represent the Government Program Manager in various SSE related working groups, advisory groups, and advisory council meetings
  • Work directly with approval/accreditation authorities to obtain systems' Authorization to Operate

 Experience:

  • 12 - 15 years total experience, including minimum 8 years' experience within SCI or SAR environment. Minimum 4 years of SAP relevant experience highly desired.

 Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or equivalent additional experience (4 years)

 Certifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 and Information Assurance Manager Level 3 . CISSP Recommended.

 Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with active SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph