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Senior Scientist, Information Security Systems Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

-Job Title: -Senior Scientist, Information Security Systems EngineeringJob Location: - Salt Lake City-UTJob Code: - -11556Job Schedule: -9/80, every other Friday off - -Position Overview:This Subject Matter Expert will apply current systems security engineering methods, practices and technologies to the architecture, design, development, evaluation and integration of systems and networks to maintain system security and execute system CONOPS. The Sr. Scientist will work closely with Government customers and program stakeholders to ensure that the security protection needs, concerns and requirements are defined and implemented with appropriate fidelity and rigor, early and in a sustainable manner throughout the life cycle of system that will allow for the security authorization of the system of interest. -Job -Description:

  • Works with systems developers or commercial product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure systems, networks, and database products.
  • Uses methods such as encryption technology, vulnerability analysis and security management.
  • Responsible for integration of multiple methods into a cohesive system security perimeter and environment and the policies and procedures necessary to monitor and maintain such an environment. Prepares Assessment and Authorization documentation using multiple standards under RMF and derivative processes (DOD 8510.01M, JSIG, ICD-503, CNSSI 1253), to achieve security authorization of supported systems.
  • Represents program security needs, concerns, and requirements at customer meetings.
  • Leads and contribute to all Product or Network Information Security Engineering activities pertaining to CDRLs, trade studies, security requirements analysis, secure architecture development, management & compliance with security controls, design review milestones (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR) and security test/verification activities
  • Performs system CONOP analysis and development
  • Contributes to all Product and/or Security Engineering activities pertaining to CDRLs, trade studies, security requirements analysis, secure architecture development, management & compliance with security controls, design review milestones (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR) and security test/verification activities
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements derivation and allocation, and interface definition studies to translate customer Information Security requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Provide Cyber technical leadership for development teams building new multi-discipline (mechanical, electrical, software, hardware etc.) products
  • Provide Cyber technical leadership to development teams at internal and external gate reviews such as technical baseline reviews and design reviews
  • Identify security risks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications, and new technology initiatives (hardware, software, cross-domain solutions, cryptographic devices, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus systems and software deployment tools)
  • Ensure RMF Information Security requirements and Program Protection requirements are addressed in all phases of the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Conduct security architecture analysis to evaluate and mitigate risks -
  • DoD 8570.01-M IASAE Level 3 certification (e.g. CISSP, ISSEP, ISSAP)
  • Active Top Secret -Required -Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 15 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 19 years of prior related experience. -Preferred Qualifications: -
  • Active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with vulnerability research and analysis of computer hardware, appliances, and/or embedded systems
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation and authorization (A&A) processes to include RMF steps 1-4 (categorization, controls selection, control implementation, security assessment) and standard body of evidence (BoE) package development
  • Minimum of -2 years of experience in writing and managing RMF body of evidence documents (e.g., System Security Plan (SSP), Security Compliance Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Certified Test Plan (CTP), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) Plan, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and Security Assessment Plans and Procedures (SAPP)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with system testing and evaluation methods and RMF assessment methodology & processes
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with IC and DoD Cyber organizations, including structure, engagement, customer relationship management, and Business Development
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with DCO and OCO Cyber Effects Operations (CEO)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading technical teams, decomposing requirements, solution development, implementation, and testing/qualification across a portfolio
  • Minimum of -5 years of experience with computer hardware architecture, components, and protocols
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) standards
  • Experience in validating the NSA Crypto Modernization
  • Experience developing security overlays, data flow diagrams, internal requirements, CONOPs and interface control documents from customer and/or product requirements
  • Experience with administration and securing Linux (RHEL/CentOS), Microsoft products including Windows Server 2016+, Windows 10, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, and WSUS
  • Experience in configuration and use of cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools such as ACAS/Nessus, Rapid7 Nexpose, etc
  • Experience with architectures integrating VLANs, VRF, virtual switching, multi-layer switching, Multi-layer Firewalls, ACLs, secure configuration, VPN (IPSEC)
  • Foundational knowledge of Layer 3 architecture and diagramming within Visio or other commercial products
  • Understanding of routing and switching as employed in telecommunications and network traffic
  • General knowledge of common threats to information systems and how compromise would damage system integrity
  • Exposure to model-based systems engineering (MBSE) tool suites (e.g., Cameo) and associated processes
  • Experience with application of STIGs, CIS Benchmarks, and/or SCAP and developing associated POAMs
  • Working knowledge of embedded systems, appliances, FPGA, single-board computers, chipsets, and microprocessors
  • Engineering experience in non-traditional national security missions -#LI-CJ1 -

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Salt Lake City , Senior Scientist, Information Security Systems Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Salt Lake City, Utah

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