Position: Systems - Security Engineer
Location: Boston, MA
Excellent base salary + Bonus Eligible + Outstanding Benefits
Must have current and active DOD Secret Level Security Clearance or have had it within the last 2 years so it can be reactivated.
U.S. Citizenship is required

The client is a very successful, large solutions firm focused on the development, design, manufacturing and integration of secure communication, information and technology solution’s software engineering. They develop software for mission critical applications for the defense and aerospace industries.

Work in a growing company built on innovative collaboration, ground-breaking technology and boundless creativity.

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
- The candidate will perform information assurance requirement development, analysis and test of networks, systems, system components and encryption/decryption equipment.

- Effort includes defining and allocating system security requirements to hardware and software.

- The candidate will perform security fault analysis to ensure that the system/equipment meets requirements and make recommendations for increased security based on the analysis.

- The candidate will lead/perform security verification and validation testing of systems and crypto-verification testing of devices.

- The candidate will provide design support to systems, hardware and software team members to ensure that the security requirements are met in the design and implementation.

- Additional responsibilities include supporting new business acquisition and mentoring junior engineers in security/information assurance design and analysis methodology.

- This role is for someone who works at the Box Level not at the Network Level - May have worked at companies like Rockwell-Collins, L-3, or Viasat or similar type firms.

Required Skills and Competencies:
- Minimum of 10 years experience in security requirements definition, analysis and verification

- Certification process and documentation (FSDA, TOC, TDO) for Type 1 Encryption equipment and systems - Documentation generated may include experience with Theory of Compliance (TOC), Theory of Design and Operation (TDO), Fail Safe Design and Analysis (FSDA), Security Verification Test (SVT) Plans/Procedures/Reports, Covert Channel Analysis (CCA), Waveform Software Security Report (WSSR), Key Management Plan (KMP) and Key Specification.

- Cryptographic embedded experience may include systems like the Harris Sierra-II TM, L-3Com Variable Performance Chipset (VPC), and Rockwell Collins Janus.

- Experience in communication protocols, network processors, Power PC processors, key management, & networks

- Technologies utilized may include Public Key INFOSEC (PKI), Benign Fill, Electronic Key Management System (EKMS), FIREFLY, Enhanced FIREFLY, and High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryption (HAIPE) or similar technologies.

- Familiarity with DITSCAP/DIACAP

- Experience with Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation is required

- Experience in Secure Communication, Command & Control Systems, and the Defense or Aerospace industries required.

- Strong interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills and the ability to work in team environment.

- Must have current and active DOD Secret Level Security Clearance or have had it within the last 2 years so it can be reactivated.

- BSCE, BSEE, or BSCS degree

Excellent base salary + Bonus Eligible + Outstanding Benefits
Current or Prior Secret level U.S. DOD security clearance within the last 2 years and U.S. Citizenship is required
Relocation Available for Exceptional Candidates

Contact Information:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org