Cyber Protection Engineer 3

Northridge, CA 91324

Posted: 05/10/2023 Job Category: Information Systems Job Number: 177958 Pay Rate: $64.00 - $80.00

Job Description

Support one or more of our Advanced Programs for defining and architecting a secured missile weapon system and will require close collaboration with team members of other projects within the organization for security architecture designs as well as external partners and customers. Work is performed on-site and usually on a 4/10 work schedule.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Provide analysis, development, implementation, and security assessments to ensure compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53, CNSSI 1253, and DoD RMF Knowledge Service guidance
Analyze customer s concept of operations/employment and cybersecurity/anti-tamper requirements to propose, design, develop, and implement security/protection controls
Analyze existing missile system security architecture, identify and solve potential and actual security problems by architecting an updated system that is resistant to tampering and cyber-attacks
Define system architectures that are resistant to tampering and cyber-attacks
Support system requirements development by following standard processes for assessing, implementing, and verifying security requirements
Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications and participating in communities of practice to further domain knowledge
Develop technical documentation/publication to document trades studies, system designs, analysis, and results related to systems security such as identifying Anti-Tamper Critical Program Information (CPI) and writing of Anti-Tamper Plans
Support the continuous assessment of IA Control compliance for respective program
Strategically plan AT technology development and utilize reverse engineering to architect and validate AT solutions
Support security assessments and continuous monitoring
Ensure secure software architectures and applications
Lead the development of standard and improvement processes for assessing, designing, implementing and verifying security requirements
Lead Anti-Tamper/Cybersecurity Integration & Test and executing verification & validation requirements
Lead the development of the system security engineering team s training plan for their development in knowledge and skills
Interface with inter-organizational management and external customers to communicate technical briefing and program status
Lead bid proposals for systems security effort
Responsible for ensuring cost and schedule objectives in support of Program Management activities

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in an engineering/computer science discipline and a minimum of 14 years of engineering, computer science, information systems, or equivalent experience
Minimum 10 years of cumulative experience in cybersecurity/anti-tamper requirements development, security and cyber threat analysis, security systems engineering, cyber systems architecture development or cybersecurity policy development
Minimum 8 years of cybersecurity/anti-tamper-related experience
Knowledge of DoD based Platforms and Embedded Systems, including but not limited to: RMF, Cryptography and Systems Engineering design and implementation
Familiarity with requirements development and derivation or validation and verification
Ability to travel occasionally CONUS and OCONUS (10% or less)
Understanding of deliverable technical documents and reports
Must have proven experience in communicating with all levels of peers, management and customers in a methodical, detailed and process oriented fashion.
Must have demonstrated experience in leading teams to solve technical problems independently with minimal supervision.
Experience with HP Fortify.
Technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring.
Possess a DOD 8570 certification: CompTIA Security+, CISSP or similar

Preferred Skills:

Advanced degree in Engineering, Software or Science
Experience working in the defense industry or weapon systems
Experience with Reverse Engineering, Hardware Design, Embedded Software or Cryptography
Active DoD Secret Clearance with periodic reinvestigation within the last five years

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $64.00 - $ 80.00_ per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver s license and current state-required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.
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