Senior System Security Engineer

    • Washington, DC

Job Description

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. BAE Systems has an immediate need for a highly qualified Senior System Security Engineer (Anti-Tamper) to support U.S Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Office and the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System (SWS) programs.

Key roles and technical responsibilities include:

  • Provide subject matter expertise in DoD Program Protection with specific experiences with protecting critical information, technology, and components.
  • Creation of required plans for successful execution of DoD defense acquisition programs, including Program Protection, Anti-Tamper, etc., in accordance with DoDI 5000.02.
  • Collaborate directly with government customers to create policy, process, and implement appropriate tools for architecting, modeling, and designing system security countermeasures with Anti-tamper techniques and technologies that can defend against adversary attacks.
  • Work across organizational boundaries and lead teams to evaluate the consequence of compromise of Critical Program Information (CPI) and apply systems engineering experience to define the defense-in-depth approach that best protects the system's critical technology.
  • Trained as an Anti-Tamper subject matter expert to support programs across the I&S Sector, while also engaging with other experts across BAE Systems.
  • In addition to the technical responsibilities, the successful candidate will also:
  • Demonstrate the leadership behaviors to effectively communicate, coordinate, collaborate, and work in a visible and proactive manner across boundaries to deliver positive results.
  • Be a highly engaging, team-oriented, customer-focused, and self-starting individual able to respond rapidly to a dynamic programmatic environment.


  • Required Skills and Education

    Minimum education and years of related/relevant experience required: Bachelor degree in engineering, science, or related field (or equivalent experience in a relevant field) with at least 12 years experience.

    Additional skills/experience required:
    • 5 years experience as a systems engineer
    • Experience writing systems level requirements, architectures, and designs
    • Performed requirements verification and systems integration testing
    • Developed complex system algorithm
    • Demonstrated experience with creating technical plans and creating/contributing to technical trade studies
    Security clearance requirement: Selected candidate must have an active Secret security clearance. Must be eligible/able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

    Preferred Skills and Education
    Highly desired, but not required skills/experience:
    • Active Top Secret security clearance
    • Master Degree in technical field
    • Exposure to cryptographic algorithms and techniques
    • Experience working with the DoD Anti-Tamper community
    About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
    BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.


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