Systems Security Engineer - New Jersey 


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Systems Security Engineer

Location: Clifton New Jersey


Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense

Job Category: Engineering - Aeronautic / Avionic Engineering


The Systems Security Engineer will apply System Security Engineering and Program Protection disciplines (anti-tamper, cyber security, software assurance, supply chain management, and threat and design vulnerability analysis) to the design and development of ES products. These tasks include: 

  • Applying System Engineering disciplines to the domains of Program Protection 
  • Analyzing, designing and integrating security architectures and ensuring requirements are established, allocated, and maintained 
  • Discovering and analyzing security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, systems, applications, and providing mitigation strategies 
  • Participating in technical peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test 
  • Supporting system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities 
  • Mentoring other SSEs and providing guidance to design team 
  • Developing proposals, technical briefings, and reports 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Assurance, or Cyber Security 
    • 3-5+ years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with DoDI 8500.1, DoDI 8510.01/RMF, NIST 800-53, DoD AT policies and processes 

    Preferred Additional Skills: 
  • •Advanced degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Assurance, or Cyber Security 
    •Specific experience in Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, and Anti-Tamper 
  • NSA Certifications., ATEA approvals, other C&A experience 
  • CISSP certification 

    Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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. 


Security Clearance Required: Yes

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Base Salary -  DOE
Full-time Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Commission Compensation - No 
Overtime Eligible - No 
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes