Multi-Level Security Engineers

MLS 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.

Security Clearance Required: 
Candidates selected will be subject to a federal government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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