Crypto Systems Engineer in Staunton, VA at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Apply cryptographic analytical and technical methodologies, tools, and policies to determine current and future space and ground base systems cryptographic requirements.  Interpret system development, design and test requirements and identify potential cryptographic solutions.  Support the integration and implementation of cryptographic solutions into satellite systems.  Lead the systems engineering, integration and testing of space and terrestrial crypto equipment.

MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Space COMSEC – COMSEC and Crypto ground operating equipment (GOE), aerospace vehicle equipment (AVE), crypto algorithms, embedment and key management
  • Terrestrial COMSEC – Networking protocols, architectures and encryption methods
  • Technical Crypto – End Control Unit expertise, fault and risk analysis, and crypto equipment issue resolution
  • COMSEC Systems Engineering – Concept, design, and requirements development of crypto systems

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Expertise in the cryptographic certification process
  • Knowledge of Key Management Infrastructure (KMI)
  • Knowledge of crypto module embedment into space systems
  • Expertise in satellite security architectures and risk assessments
  • Ability to anticipate future crypto requirements and solutions for space systems

EDUCATION:

Although not explicitly required, successful candidates typically have a MS degree in a technical field or a Certified Information Systems Security Professional - Information System Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP) certification.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Active TS/SCI Required

CI Polygraph preferred (CI Poly sponsorship available for exceptional candidates)

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.