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Security Systems Engineer, Senior

Booz Allen

Nov 23

Security Systems Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Lead the development of whitepapers, technical evaluation reports and plans, and analyze reports and feasibility studies. Analyze device specification and requirements, including cryptographic architectures such as Key Management Infrastructure and research and analyze existing cryptographic devices’ interfaces and security capabilities. Develop Analysis of Alternatives based on DoD High Assurance products and solutions, program-level documentation to include briefings, white papers, and transition plans, and attend high-level planning meetings as well as lower level technical exchanges with government and industry representatives. Work with software development teams to ensure new products and applications meet the mission and interoperability requirements. Assist in the acquisition, implementation and DoD certification of next generation cryptographic products for national security systems. Facilitate technical discussions among DoD stakeholders, systems and test engineers, and track and resolve technical issues. Interface with internal and external stakeholders to evaluate cryptographic products, identify system capability gaps, ensure interoperability, and support high level operational planning.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of experience in systems engineering

  • Knowledge of communications systems technology, including OSI Model protocols

  • Ability to deliver analytical problem solving

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with the development of secure, remote systems, including unmanned or unattended vehicles

  • Knowledge of DoD High Assurance, including Type 1, cryptographic products, security requirements and certification processes

  • Knowledge of DoD processes, including security evaluation, RMF, and acquisition processes

  • Knowledge of cryptographic systems, including COMSEC, TRANSEC functions and Key Management architectures

  • Ability to use verbal and written expertise to present research results to clients

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or Technology preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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