Applied Research Solutions is seeking a full-time System Security Engineer (SSE), located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The SSE's primary function will be to provide subject matter expertise in the areas of weapon system acquisition, system security engineering, weapon platform cybersecurity and anti-tamper for a developmental autonomous aircraft program.
Lead a team of USAF and industry partners in the identification of Critical Program Information (CPI) / Critical Component and develop associated Cybersecurity Strategy and Anti-Tamper Plan
Performs Criticality Analysis, Threat Assessment, Risk Assessment, and countermeasure selection for autonomous weapon system CPI
Ensures cybersecurity functions, performance, and characteristics are incorporated into the weapon system and validated IAW DOD and USAF policy
Coordinate with DOD and Air Force level Cybersecurity and Ani-Tamper offices throughout the development of the weapon system
Experience with reviewing or producing PPP and cybersecurity artifacts, including the Program Protection Implementation Plan (PPIP), Information System Security Plan (ISSP), and Security Assessment Report (SAR)
Ensure all system deliverables meet the requirements of DOD and USAF cybersecurity and anti-tamper policy
Ensure cybersecurity and anti-tamper documentation is completed IAW DOD and USAF policy
Advise, support and participate in the weapons system test and evaluation program
Participate as a key member of the System Security Working Group
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Technical experience required:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or related field; Master's Degree preferred
TS/SCI Clearance required
6+ years of cybersecurity and/or Anti-Tamper related work experience
Experience developing or using digital engineering tools
Experience with aircraft system engineering required
Experience with autonomous weapon systems preferred
6+ years of USAF acquisition experience
Experience implementing system security engineering IAW MIL-HDBK-1785, System Security Engineering Program Management Requirements
DODD 8570 IAM Level II Certification preferred
All positions at Applied Research Solutions are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
Team Player - Works well as a member of a group
Innovative - Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
Self-Starter - Inspired to perform without outside help
Masters of Electrical Engineering (preferred)
Bachelors of Electrical Engineering (preferred)
4 - 6 years: Developing Program Protection Plans (required)
4 - 6 years: Developing or Using Digital Engineering Tools (required)
6 - 10 years: USAF Acquisition Experience (required)
6 - 10 years: Anti-Tamper Related Work (preferred)
6 - 10 years: Cyber Security (required)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Applied Research Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local law.