A-10 Avionics/Cyber Engineer (Hill AFB UT) in Ogden, UT at DCS

Date Posted: 2/9/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ogden, UT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Remote

Job Description

The incumbent shall provide a wide range of Avionics and Cyber Security Engineering support to the A-10 Program at Hill AFB in Ogden UT.

Essential Job Functions:

The incumbent shall perform analysis, requirement analyses, and system capacity analysis, investigate alternative solutions and architecture trade-offs, make assessments, support operations concept development, and document results.

The incumbent shall communicate with other engineering functionals such as Structures, Crew Systems, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Reliability and Maintainability, Manufacturing, System Safety, etc.

The incumbent shall support Airworthiness directives and assist in platform approval and certification utilizing MIL-HDBK-516 (Airworthiness Certification Criteria) to determine applicable requirements, work with A-10 Division Engineering Team to verify assigned systems and subsystems meet established criteria and work with other agencies, as required, to achieve a desired level of certification.

The incumbent shall have relevant knowledge with the requirements identified in Net Ready Key Performance Parameters Memo CJCSI6212.01F and be capable and knowledgeable of technical requirements associated with the preparation of the Information Support Plan (ISP).

The incumbent shall perform engineering tasks in support of development activities including requirements definition, design, integration, test, and transition to operations. Provide assistance with the Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System requirements management.

The incumbent shall review and/or develop draft systems engineering documents in support of Milestone reviews and events.

The incumbent shall support the implementation of information, personnel and industrial security programs to ensure classified material is protected according to DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, directorate, division and program directives.

The incumbent shall ensure implementation of the resource protection, force protection, and anti-terrorism programs IAW DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, directorate, division and program security policy / instructions.

The incumbent shall assist by providing directorate Cybersecurity and weapon system security operations support.

The incumbent shall assist by preparing and coordinating Cybersecurity and weapon system security-related briefing materials and provide security-related technical assistance to the directorate for briefings, meetings, and conferences.

The incumbent shall assist by recording and tracking Cybersecurity and weapon system security program action items and shall assist with managing newcomer and security-related databases to include visitor control functions.

The incumbent shall maintain active Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Joint Access Database Enterprise (JADE) accounts and shall assist with verifying personnel security clearances and SAP accesses.

The incumbent shall assist with processing personnel security investigation documents, reviewing the investigation documents for accuracy, and tracking submitted requests for personnel security clearances.

The incumbent shall provide advisory assistance in evaluating security and administrative procedures associated with handling Critical Program Information (CPI) / Critical Components (CC) from unclassified material, up to and including Top Secret (TS), special access and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

The incumbent shall perform administrative tasks as necessary to support security functions. 

The incumbent shall provide security-related technical assistance to AFLCMC/WAA organizations, groups, and committees for briefings and conferences.

The incumbent shall assist in the development of standard operating procedures IAW DoD Manual 5205.07, Volumes 1-4 requirements and the incumbent shall develop and maintain security process flowcharts and work breakout structures for those processes.

The incumbent shall assist in managing and performing the duties with SAP Facilities (SAPFs) IAW the DoD Manual 5205.07, Volumes 1-4, SAP Nomination Process or current guidance, to include but not be limited to, submitting Program Access Requests (PARs), gaining and maintaining accreditation as required and managing the self- inspection program.

The incumbent shall prepare and administer educational material relative to the Cyber Security program. The incumbent shall plan, manage, and administer the security education program to assure the dissemination of security information to A-10 and Directorate personnel.

The incumbent shall assist with the coordination of DD Form 254, DoD Contract Security Classification Specification, and develop and document recommended security requirements for SOOs, SOWs, PWS, RFPs, and CDRLs for assigned programs.

The incumbent shall serve as a security advisor to the System Security Working Group (SSWG), or other security related IPTs, for the preparation of program security standards to include preparation of meeting minutes and documenting actions.

The incumbent shall develop and maintain time-phased, event-driven SCGs, Program Security Directives (PSDs), TA/CPs and PPPs. 

The incumbent shall identify CPI and conduct criticality analysis for assigned programs, assessing program threats, analyzing system vulnerabilities and recommending alternative cost-effective security countermeasures that meet security objectives within the overall system design and program strategy.

The incumbent shall review program threats and conduct vulnerability analyses to define security functional requirements for effectively securing systems against overt and covert ground-initiated attack; provide recommendations for the integration of physical security countermeasures, electronic and mechanical detection devices on the weapon system, and other corrective actions.

The incumbent shall provide advisory and draft documentation assistance for the development of a Cybersecurity CONOPS based on the threat definition, vulnerability analyses and existing security systems and measures.

The incumbent shall provide assistance in the creation and maintenance of an Operations Security (OPSEC) program/plan for the protection of critical information and provide recommendation to the Government security led to ensure program compliance.

The incumbent shall perform on-site security evaluations at program offices, shall review Weapon System Prime Contractor security survey reports, and shall evaluate security procedures/operations and shall provide technical security recommendations to the review team lead.  The incumbent shall continuously analyze the adequacy of the Weapon System Prime Contractor/Subcontractors’ program protection planning/efforts and report on discrete areas of concern.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A Bachelor's degree plus 15 years or a Master's degree plus 8 years of experience.

Requires an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Minimum of 5 years of experience performing full time DoD Cybersecurity functions.

Shall be Level-1 certified in the Defense Security Service (DSS), Security Professional Education Development Program. In lieu of certification, the Applicant must demonstrate currency with other DSS training pertaining to information, personnel, industrial and physical security programs through DSS.

Shall be Security Fundamentals Professional Certification certified in the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Security Professional Education Development Program. In lieu of certification, the Applicant must demonstrate currency with other DCSA training pertaining to information, personnel, industrial and physical security programs through DCSA.

Desired Skills:

The incumbent shall be required to work in secure facilities.  When necessary, the incumbent shall receive classified information and secure as appropriate. The incumbent may be required to open, close and perform end-of-day security checks of the government facilities IAW USAF requirements.  The incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours alarms for secure facilities.

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