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Draper Senior Security Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 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 www.draper.com.

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 www.draper.com/careers.

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 hr@draper.com.

Provides system security support to Strategic Programs at Draper. Lead Risk management Framework activities to ensure compliance with appropriate security controls, to include systems compliance with all DISA STIG administrative and technical requirements.

Performs appropriate continuous monitoring and systems security testing and provides mitigation solutions for identified findings and patching requirements. Ensures that proposed system changes are reviewed and that implemented system modifications do not adversely impact the security of the system.

Provides guidance for Computer Security needs based on the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and Draper Policy and Procedures Manual for all levels of management and technical staff.

Responsible for inspection and revision of system plans for each accredited system. Documents changes to system plans and special security requirements as needed, and communicates these changes to Management Provides day-to-day support to the adherence of policies, procedures and best practices.

Prepares and writes individualized and specialized system security plans for approval. Reviews and revises these plans based upon the analysis/interpretation of the system components and the processing needs/objectives of each individual system custodian and user.

This candidate will work as an integral part of the Mission Assurance Team providing technical support and direction to the organization. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated familiarity and experience working with DoD CyberSecurity/Information Assurance policies. This role involves the development and documentation of these policies for Strategic hardware and software platforms. The candidate will be expected to work with various teams to interpret and implement these policies. Responsible for coordinating and maintaining the accreditation of systems based upon the standards and regulations outlined in Chapter 8 of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Navy RMF Process Manual and Draper Policy and Procedures Manual. Possess a broad level of experience and skill sets to support comprehensive solutions and processes. A strong understanding of the Systems Engineering process, Cyber Security concepts, and program protection applications is required for this position.

Candidate must have demonstrated familiarity and experience working with DoD CyberSecurity/Information Assurance policies.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field with 5+ years of experience

  • DoDI 8570 -approved Cybersecurity Certifications will be required in the role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field with 2+ years of experience

Security Requirement:

  • Ability to earn and maintain a Top Secret security clearance is required.

ID: 2020-4750

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc

Telecommute: No

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