Harris Corporation Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity (ISSE) in Clifton, New Jersey

Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity (ISSE) 6/22/18--InformationUSA - NJ - Clifton




Job ID: SIS20182206-25529


Job Title: Senior Specialist, Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity (ISSE)

Job Code: SIS20182206-25529

Job Location: Clifton, New Jersey

Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a Senior Specialist, Systems Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clifton, New Jersey . The selected candidate will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides systems engineering expertise, focusing on security, cryptography, and information assurance requirements, architecture, design, implementation, and verification

  • Lead a team of engineers to bring a complex product through security certification with government evaluators

  • Evaluate, specify, flow-down, and architect security requirements with respect to other functional and performance requirements on a product

  • Work with other engineering disciplines to implement and verify security technology

  • Act as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree and 4+ years of engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science

  • Experience developing and executing system test procedures

  • Understanding of FPGA simulation process and how it can be used to verify functionality

  • Understanding and ability to read VHDL, C, C++, and C# code

  • Experience writing software to automate tasks, such as data processing, encryption, etc.

  • Experience with Type-1 certification process

  • Strong understanding of DoD PKI

  • Hands-on knowledge of IPsec configuration with Windows and Linux PCs

  • 5+ years of Information Assurance (IA) experience

  • Experience with both IA and AT certification requirements

  • Experience writing IA design and verification documents and procedures

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that this position requires the ability to obtain a Security Clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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LocationUSA - NJ - Clifton