Systems Engineer Job Listing at National Security Agency in Fort Meade, MD (Job ID 1044824)
Responsibilities The National Security Agency (NSA) is seeking a highly motivated technically qualified individual to fill a security systems engineering vacancy. At NSA, security systems engineers have the opportunity to apply their knowledge across a broad spectrum of projects. These tasks can vary from early development efforts to supporting major acquisition programs. You will be part of an organization that seeks to establish the use of corporate security services across a varied range of projects encompassing all that is required to support new, improved and secure intelligence capabilities and products to our customers.
This position focuses on systems security design. Emphasis will be on analyzing the implementation of information security and information assurance requirements while working within the constraints established by mission architecture and governed by NSA enterprise architecture. Tasks might include developing security systems engineering guidance, providing recommendations for improvement after analyzing the NSA security and mission architecture, analyzing end-to-end security requirements for completeness, planning and overseeing security system integration to ensure interoperability. The ability to investigate and develop security design patterns, use case and scenarios, and setting the direction for the security component of the Enterprise Architecture will be needed. The selectee will be expected to provide technical guidance and architectural impact assessments for information assurance and systems security activities and policies.
Perform traditional systems engineering functions, including performing high-level system design, specify system/component performance and interface requirements and develop installation, integration and acceptance test plans..Qualifications Entry is with an Associate's degree and 5 years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree.
Degree should be in System Engineering, Computer Science, or Engineering. If degree is in a related field (e.g., Math, IFSM) one year of systems engineering experience is required.
Systems development life cycle experience (e.g., system design, interface specification, quality assurance, requirements gathering, deployment).
Experience in dynamical systems, optimization, modeling desirable.
Experience participating on a team system development activity..Pay, Benefits, Work Schedule This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. <Enter the Duty Schedule, AWS code the organization participates in, Shift Work, and any other schedule particulars.>
Salary --- $42,631.00 ---$138,136.00.How To Apply - External To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button located at the top or bottom of this page. After completing the application and clicking the 'Submit Final' button, you will receive a confirmation email. Emails regarding your application status will be sent periodically. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.
This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package..DCIPS Disclaimer The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority..
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