Manager Systems Security Engineering 2_San Diego

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The Global Hawk System Security Engineering (SSE) Manager 2 provides technical integration and management of engineering security activities across the program. The SSE Manager is responsible for execution of a structured and disciplined systems security engineering process that invokes positive technical management and control over the system development both horizontally and vertically spanning the breadth of the standard systems engineering V to ensure the integrity of the program technical baseline.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Has Responsibility, Accountability and Authority (RAA) to manage all aspects of SSE team.
  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, for the security posture of the weapons system
  • Ensures the SSE team performs the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Familiarity with basic systems engineering principles and concepts.
  • Flexibility and strong problem solving, and communication skills are a critical requirement for this position.
  • Highly organized self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of management with minimum direct supervision.

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in STEMand at least 5 years ofexperience in System Security Engineering (SSE).
  • Candidates must have strong knowledge of SSE program development lifecycle execution responsibilities including one or more of the following: Cyber Security, IA,Enterprise Security, Cross Domain Solutions, Cryptography, Computer Network Defense, Secure Software Practices, Certification and Accreditation Processes and Anti Tamper.
  • Knowledge of fundamental information technology principles, concepts and techniques to including software languages, design concepts, test methods, and integration practices.
  • DoD Secret clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred candidates should have demonstrated experience in managing people, budget, and schedule for programs and/or new initiatives
  • Ability to understand and apply company methodologies, standard, and policies.
  • Demonstrate the skill and abilities to perform moderately complex security information technology tasks independently.
  • Must possess familiarity/knowledge of both Enterprise (Windows and UNIX/Linux) and embedded computing platforms.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance
  • Ability to possess an appropriate certification as required by DoD Directive 8570 (such as CISSP, Security+) for an IASAE Level II Position.
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-53) and Committee for National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI 1253).
  • Experience with the application of the RMF to the DoD (DoDi 8500.01 Cybersecurity).

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