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Junior System Security Engineer with Security Clearance

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17 Jun 2024

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Overview Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 2,000+ employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross–fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit . Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work–life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now . Equal Employment Opportunity Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high–performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact . Responsibilities The selected System Security Engineer will be responsible for supporting the delivery of System Security & Cybersecurity work products in support of Systems Engineering Technical Reviews, which entails: Working with cross–disciplinary teams across Systems Engineering, Software, Hardware, and Integrations & Test to support technical execution and technical readiness reviews Communicating and storyboarding contributions to peers, leadership, and sponsors for feedback and review. Bringing a willingness to adopt and embrace new concepts , methodologies, and approaches to best tackle complex industry solutions. Supporting effects–based hazard analysis needs across Draper for evaluation of the current as–conceived, as–designed, and as–fielded resiliency postures. Documenting insights , findings, and maintaining a knowledge base of contributions within Draper's collaborative tool suite. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Minimum BS degree in a technically relevant engineering field with 2–4 years of relevant experience or a MS degree Critical thinking skills for framing, analyzing, and synthesizing complex problems qualitatively and quantitatively Proficiency in full life–cycle systems engineering (concept development, trades & analysis, requirements definition, architecture & design compliance, integration & test, and certification & deployment) of security technologies and components within cyber–physical systems and systems–of–systems Familiarity with attack surface modeling, cryptographic, and vulnerability management approaches and techniques Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively with customers, engineers, managers, and other relevant stakeholders –both verbally and written Flexibility to multi–task, adapt to evolving problems, and document contributions Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency maturing system security concepts and design principles Experience with Model–based System Engineering toolkits, such as Cameo/MagicDraw, DOORs/DoorsNG, Jama Connect, MATLAB, and Python/Dash An understanding of the fundamentals of cryptographic key management, public key infrastructure, and NSA's Key Management Infrastructure, and the applications of cryptology An understanding of supply chain operations, risk management framework, information assurance, technology protection Security Requirement: Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security Government security clearance which requires proof of US citizenship.

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