Cyber Research Engineering Specialist

Requisition ID: 35125

All Locations: Chantilly, VA (Virginia); El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Cyber Research Engineering Specialist located at in El Segundo, CA.

The qualified candidate will become part of the Cyber Security Subdivision Department. The Cyber Security Subdivision provides expertise in policy, assessment, integration, research and technology to address cyber threats through cyber security techniques, threat and culnerability, assessments, active countermeasures, and cyber resilency.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Perform research in the areas of cyber security of both networked and RF systems
  • Develop SW for various platforms including embedded systems
  • Understand and mitigate the security vulnerabilities in various SW and HW designs
  • Support multiple space systems customers
  • Develop prototypes to demonstrate various cyber security vulnerabilities


Qualifications

This role can be filled as a Cyber Research Engineering Specialist or a Sr. Cyber Research Engineering Specialist:

Required for Cyber Research Engineering Specialist
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Eight years of related experience.
  • Proficiency in multiple software languages
  • Ability to design and implement algorithms
  • Experience designing defensive cyber security systems
  • Experience with embedded systems
  • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Required for Sr. Cyber Research Engineering Specialist
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Twelve years of related experience.
  • Proficiency in multiple software languages
  • Ability to design and implement algorithms
  • Experience designing defensive cyber security systems
  • Experience with embedded systems
  • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Preferred
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Active security clearance
  • Experience with commercial tools such as Splunk
  • Experience with RF lab equipment


Transcript Requirement

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Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : ENGRG SPECIALIST

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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