Junior System Security Engineer with Security Clearance

3 days left

22 Jun 2024
20 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview: Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 2,000+ employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross–fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit . Job Description Summary: The System Security Engineer 1 support engineering, integrating, and deploying trustworthy and secure platforms that resist cyber, reverse engineering, and supply chain threats. They bring a Systems Engineering perspective to support the development of system architectures for secure solutions. They support the analysis of Draper, customer, and sponsor developed systems to evaluate effectiveness and suitability and support the development and fielding of secure systems from component to weapons system level. The group features multidisciplinary proficiencies in secure systems architecture, hardware security and resilience, software security and resilience, system validation and accreditation, and cryptography. Job Description: Duties/Responsibilities
• Develop, execute and track the performance of security measures to protect information and network infrastructure and computer systems.
• Design computer security strategy and engineer comprehensive cybersecurity architecture.
• Identify, define and document system security requirements and recommend solutions to management.
• Configure, troubleshoot and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware.
• Install software that monitors systems and networks for security breaches and intrusions. • Monitor systems for irregular behavior and set up preventive measures. • Plan, develop, implement and update company's information security strategy.
• Educate and train staff on information system security best practices.
• Ability to independently complete assignments by applying technical knowledge to defined problems with minimal oversight. • Contribute content for technical reports and presentations with appropriate guidance
• Adapt appropriately to changes in program requirements.
• Identify challenges associated with assigned work and communicate them to project leadership. Skills/Abilities
• Curiosity–driven approach to solving complex, industry and customer–driven problems as part of a multi–disciplinary team.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively and openly with multi–disciplinary program team members. program leadership, and non–technical personnel
• Team player able to work in a fast–paced environment.
• Ability to balance multiple competing tasks and demands. Education
Requires a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Applied Physics, or related field. Master's degree preferred. Experience
0–2 years' experience of working on System Security Engineer or other relevant position. Additional Job Description: Required Qualifications: Minimum BS degree in a technically relevant engineering field with 2–4 years of relevant experience or a MS degree Critical thinking skills for framing, analyzing, and synthesizing complex problems qualitatively and quantitatively Proficiency in full life–cycle systems engineering (concept development, trades & analysis, requirements definition, architecture & design compliance, integration & test, and certification & deployment) of security technologies and components within cyber–physical systems and systems–of–systems Familiarity with attack surface modeling, cryptographic, and vulnerability management approaches and techniques Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively with customers, engineers, managers, and other relevant stakeholders –both verbally and written Flexibility to multi–task, adapt to evolving problems, and document contributions Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency maturing system security concepts and design principles Experience with Model–based System Engineering toolkits, such as Cameo/MagicDraw, DOORs/DoorsNG, Jama Connect, MATLAB, and Python/Dash An understanding of the fundamentals of cryptographic key management, public key infrastructure, and NSA's Key Management Infrastructure, and the applications of cryptology An understanding of supply chain operations, risk management framework, information assurance, technology protection Applicants selected for this position may be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Connect With Draper for Future Opportunities! If you don't find the right posting in our Career Opportunities, you may submit your resume for future consideration. Job Location – City: Cambridge Job Location – State: Massachusetts Job Location – Postal Code: Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work–life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now . Equal Employment Opportunity: Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high–performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact .