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KBR Wyle
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Avionics Engineer
KBRwyle is seeking an experienced Engineer to support the integration of avionics systems for Air Force aeronautical platforms. Work efforts will include analysis of system and subsystem level architectures as required to develop interoperability requirements. Work efforts will lead to achieving Authority to Operate (ATO) across numerous weapon systems at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). The successful candidate will utilize their expertise in developing and analyzing cybersecurity engineering artifacts used to support the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process leading to successful ATO decisions. The candidate will develop A&A package artifacts for assigned systems as well as, assisting the program managers in developing decision briefings for the Security Control Assessor (SCA) and the Authorizing Official (AO). This position will focus on technical assessments of program developed artifacts, test results, and the output of the risk management program for each system assessed. The candidate will be trained to conduct security assessments on various aircraft platforms. The candidate will be experienced and successful at solving complex engineering and cybersecurity issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and dedicated to the success of our customers against advanced, persistent threats.

The employee will provide critical inputs into Program Office Risk Management Framework (RMF)-based cybersecurity documents including (but not limited to) Architecture Analysis Reports, Security Plans, Security Assessment Plans/Reports, Risk Assessment Reports, POA&Ms, Continuous Monitoring Plans, and Annual Authorization Updates. The employee will provide technical recommendations based on results of evaluation of the technical implementation of the security design to ascertain that security software, hardware, and firmware features affecting confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, and nonrepudiation have been implemented. Analyze weapons systems’ Supply Chain Risk Management plans and implementation. Conduct hardware and software assurance assessments. Employee will participate in Continuous Monitoring activities to include document or process reviews and on-site inspection/audit/validation activities.

Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering discipline (Aerospace, Mechanical, EE) is required. A Master’s Degree in engineering or related technical field is desired. Security+ is desired.

Experience/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ten (10) years of practical experience in engineering is required with no less than fifteen (15) years of total work experience required. Applicant must have the ability to communicate with and distill information from technical resources during formal and informal meetings. Knowledge of systems engineering principles, network architecture analysis, verification and validation of requirements, and understanding the risk management process is desired. Current experience and knowledge of the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes and other service specific A&A/cybersecurity requirements is preferred. Ideal candidate would have experience in the A&A process for weapon systems. Experience with Joint Programs and Interoperability is also highly desired.

Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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