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Senior Cyber Security Engineer in San Diego, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer provides cyber security engineering support to the PMW/A 170 Wideband Antijam Modem (WAM) program directly supporting the APM.

Essential Job Functions:

Attends technical reviews for Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES), to include the Mission Management System (MMS), Key Management System (KMS), and Joint Hub development and provides expert input and recommendations on security issues impacting Navy WAM efforts and Navy recommendations/input on PTES design and implementation areas that impact the Navy WAM.

Identifies the necessary requirements to obtain National Security Agency (NSA) approval of the End Cryptographic Units (ECUs) used by the WAM.  

Develop a Key and Certificate Management Plan (KCMP) and coordinate KCMP approval with the NSA. 

Coordinate with PMW 130, DISA, and other external stakeholders, as required, for any Transmission Security (TRANSEC) issues impacting the WAM Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) capability, to advance the program. 

Required Skills:

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

Requires a BS in Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security, or Computer Science and a minimum of 10 years SATCOM systems/cybersecurity engineering experience.

A current/active Secret security clearance is required.  Must be eligible for TS/ communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations.

Technical experience should include one or more of the following: experience developing Navy SATCOM cybersecurity architectures, experience developing key management architectures in coordination with NSA, experience developing joint mission planning systems.

Must have knowledge of Navy SATCOM security architectures; TRANSEC requirements; and NSA certification/approval processes

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and email etiquette.

Proficient with Microsoft Office products, to include Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio. 

Desired Skills:

Master’s degree in engineering or related technical field.

Current TS/SCI clearance.