Engineers needed to support multiple efforts involving
government information systems.
Working knowledge of general systems engineering processes
and procedures, networking fundamentals including common
protocols, hardware components and architecture design,
information security principles including authentication,
confidentiality, integrity, availability and non-repudiation.
Experience and/or expertise with the following standards:
TCP/IP, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.11, X.509, and FIPS 140-2. INFOSEC,
COMSEC, Cryptographic Algorithms (symmetric and public key) and
Protocols, Key Management, PKI, COMPUSEC, Common Criteria,
DITSCAP, Certification, Accreditation, Multi Level Security,
Network Security, Guards/Firewalls. Technical background in MLS
operating systems and network technologies.
Mandatory access controls and labeling,
least privileged tailored access, intrusion detection systems,
firewalls, high-to-low security guards, and information
assurance. Participate in all phases of system development and
apply knowledge from a wide range of information security and
engineering disciplines to develop high assurance system
solutions. Work with customers, management, users, the Security
Community, and project teams to define, analyze and meet
customer needs. Proven leadership skills in applying systematic
processes to trade studies, analysis, design, implementation,
and validation activities. Experience with a broad range of
network products such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems,
routers and switches, as well as Windows NT/2000, Linux, Trusted
Solaris and Trusted IRIX is required. Team player with excellent
verbal and written communication skills and the proven ability
to work effectively with
internal/external customers, management, and other IT staff. CISSP
with 5 years experience in communication system and/or
information system design with an additional 2 years experience
in secure system design including one or more areas of
information security such as cryptography, key management,
authentication mechanisms, multilevel networks, malicious code
detection, intrusion detection, firewalls, protection policies
and security assessment.
degree in Computer Science or related disciplines expected
(equivalent experience will be considered). A Masterís degree
in a related field is a plus.
Candidates selected will be subject to a
federal government security investigation and must meet
eligibility requirements for access to classified information.