Engineer Info Assurance 4

The Space Park Engineering Center is seeking a Information Assurance Engineer to join the team in Redondo Beach, CA to support various programs.

The Information Assurance (IA) Engineer will support system security engineering matters for a large computer facility and will provide technical security consultation, guidance in the design , development, and deployment of secure network infrastructure. The IA engineer will be responsible for understanding functional system requirements and deriving security controls to provide technical implementation solutions to various engineering teams in order to comply with federal system requirements; identify system design and operational vulnerabilities, and make recommendations to address deficient areas; work with system administrators to securely configure systems per customer security standards, community best practices and benchmarks. Assist the program to gain certification of systems utilizing and adhering to ICD 503 standards (experience with DCID 6/3 a plus). The candidate will be responsible for drafting and updating security artifacts. Candidate should have exposure and experience securing virtualization technologies to include virtual software, machines and appliances; demonstrated leadership and project execution skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a team-oriented environment and independently; technical presentation skills; demonstrated ability to complete tasks with minimal direction and oversight.

Position may be filled at the higher level based on the qualification below:


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s of Science Degree with nine (9) or more years of experience in IA/Network Engineering/System Administration; seven (7) years with Masters

Current active SCI clearance

Knowledge of networking and computer security processes

Experience working with Computer Security/ISSO personnel

Experience with real-time operational environments

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team environment

Security or CISSP certification

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong verbal and written communications skills

Ability to mentor and train staff members

Experience with virtualization technologies to include virtual software, machines, and appliances

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