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Systems Security Engineer

Position Summary

GEOST seeks an enthusiastic and highly capable Systems Security Engineer with recent experience in embedded design cybersecurity, anti-tamper (AT), supply chain risk management (SCRM), and cloud computing security. Familiarity with NIST Risk Management Framework is a must.

GEOST is a rapidly growing business headquartered in Tucson, Arizona.  GEOST specializes in active and passive optical remote-sensing and provides expertise in all phases of project development for electro-optics and sensors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with multiple engineering and leadership teams to provide security architecture development for embedded system designs.
  • Provides consultation to leadership teams and customers on security trade studies
  • Participates in Agile sprints and associated activities.
  • Respond to and develop Program Protection Implementation Plans (PPIP).
  • Create a Cyber Risk Management Framework lifecycle program to ensure program ATOs.
  • Determine and develop cyber security and/or anti-tamper requirements.
  • Coordinate with customer counterpart security teams to develop strategic planning on key cyber security and/or anti-tamper design work and timelines.

Required Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Cyber Security, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive technical experience related to Design and Development in (HW/SW) and/or Anti-Tamper and/or Cybersecurity and/or Software Assurance and/or Supply Chain Risk Management.
  • Knowledge of NIST RMF process for embedded designs.
  • Understanding of NIST SP 800-53 controls.
  • Ability to develop Program Protection Implementation Plans (PPIP), System Security Plans (SSP), Key Management Plans (KMP), Anti-Tamper Plans (ATP) and more.
  • Experience with Critical Program Information (CPI) identification and development and protection planning required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39
  • Experience with multi-level security solutions.
  • Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering and design criticality analysis.
  • Ability to interact with customers.
  • An active U.S. Government security clearance – current SSBI.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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