Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers.
Apogee is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to provide guidance in Patuxent River NAS, MD. The Cybersecurity Engineer will provide expert weapons system cybersecurity guidance and recommendations to program engineers, program managers, acquisition security program executive officer, Milestone Decision Authority (MDA), and the Authorizing Official (AO) for ISR and SOF systems.
Why work with us?
Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled Apogee into the ranks of an elite small business company, known for unwavering dedication to their client’s success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.
What you will be doing:
- Provide expert weapons system cybersecurity guidance and recommendation to program engineers, program managers, acquisition security program executive officer, Milestone Decision Authority (MDA), and the Authorizing Official (AO). Provide supply chain risk management analysis to prevent an adversary subverting weapon systems and critical networks
- Translate and provide comprehensive NIST 800-53 requirements to ensure SSE and procurement solutions are incorporated into an integrated program protection scheme based upon known or anticipated risks
- Provide subject matter expertise to support the AFPEO’s intent to execute RMF to support assessment & authorization of assigned systems including generating required artifacts such as Interim Authority to Test (IATT), Authority to Connect (ATC), and Authority to Operate (ATO) packages as well as associated reports and presentations
- Document system architectures, utilizing original equipment manufacturer documentation and system interface specifications, to support the cyber analysis, identification, selection, and tailoring of security and privacy controls necessary to protect the system
- Provide expert level evaluation of designs and proposed implementation solutions to defend weapon systems and critical networks against malicious and non-malicious exploitation throughout the full acquisition lifecycle of portfolio programs
- Evaluate threat data and develop residual risk recommendations and mitigations to senior DoD and AF leadership based on identification and analysis of weapons vulnerabilities.
- Review and analyze interoperability requirements and shall review, develop and evaluate resultant specifications and internal and external Interface Control Documents (ICDs)
- Review and propose technical recommendations at both the strategic and operational levels regarding critical technologies requiring protection, Program Protection Plans (PPP), and anti-tamper (AT) plans, cyber findings, vulnerabilities, and risks
What you’ll need:
- Must be DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance (IA) Management (IAM) or IA Technical (IAT) Level II or III certified
- Possess Master’s degree plus 10 years or Bachelor’s degree plus 18 years (engineering discipline desired)
- Active TS/SCI security clearance
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)