L3Harris is currently searching for a Senior Information Security Systems Engineer to work at our Salt Lake City, Utah, site. As a Senior Specialist, Information Security Systems Engineer at L3Harris Technologies, you will be involved in the design and development of communication capabilities that enable the warfighter and save lives. These communications systems range from small embedded devices to enterprise systems for airborne, ground, and/or nautical platforms. The ISSE Sr. Analyst works with internal stakeholders (senior ISSEs, systems engineers, software engineers, and hardware engineers) as well as external stakeholders (customers, assessors, and authorization officials) to define, design, implement, verify, and obtain accreditation for both the systems themselves as well as any associated cryptographic products.
ISSEs work at the systems level, understanding the designs and interactions of the system hardware and software components. As such, the ISSE must not only be technically astute but also possess excellent communications skills in order to clearly communicate technical status and potential issues to internal and external customers. Willingness to adapt to change, focus on timeliness, and ability to collaborate in joint decision making processes are essential.
Education (in order of preference)
- Bachelors' degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering and at least 3 years' related experience, or
- At least 6 years' on-the-job experience related to Information Systems Security Engineering
Certification (DoD 8140/8570)
- Must possess one of the following certifications at time of hire, or obtain one within 6 months of hire: Associate of CISSP, CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP
US Gov't Clearance:
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Familiar with communications systems, including computer networking concepts, protocols (incl. TCP/IP), and security methodologies
- Familiar with security engineering principles and processes
- Aware of basic security engineering design patterns, processes, and technologies
- Able to work in both group and individual settings under the direction, oversight, and mentoring of senior engineers
- Asks questions and seeks clarification on unfamiliar and/or unclear concepts, designs, and implementation details
- Strong problem-solving, creative thinking, and multi-tasking skills
Other Good Things
- RF communications
- Scripting languages and environments (Perl/Python, PowerShell, etc.) useful in automating system configuration and validating security mechanisms
- IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools; e.g., Retina, NMap, Nessus, OSCAP, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
- Experience with matrixed development teams (hardware, software, systems engineers) and embedded systems engineering
- Awareness of the NIST Risk Management Framework Assessment and Authorization process and the associated control catalog (NIST SP 800-37, 800-53)
- JCIDS, DoDAF/TOGAF, RMF, CNSSI 1253, DJSIG, NIACAP, FIPS 140-2 or 140-3
- High assurance crypto systems
- Gov't advisory/assistance as SETA/A&AS contractor in Cybersecurity-related role
- Agile development processes
- Government compliance applications such as Xacta, and eMASS
- Other security or technical certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, CPT, MCSE, CCNA, Red Hat, Network+, SANS GIAC, Security+, CCNA Security, CCNP Security, etc.
- Experience with TEMPEST, Anti-Tamper, or other system security specialties
Ability to travel up to 25% is required.