This position supports tasking at the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program office, Crystal City, VA. Successful candidate will provide support as a member of the Program Protection Engineering Team, which is designed to assist the Program Executive Officer (PEO) integrate program protection and system security engineering (SSE) strategies and methodologies into the lifecycle of the JSF program. Successful candidate will provide technical support to the Program Protection Office by evaluating and validating security design requirements, including Anti-Tamper (AT) embedded throughout the entire F-35 AS. Applicant will identify JSF critical technologies, assess AS security design risks, recommend countermeasures to neutralize vulnerabilities, monitor technology transfer issues and provide program protection engineering services.
A bachelor's degree from an institution accredited through a U.S. Department of Education approved agency is required. Four (4) years of experience in addition to the requirements below may be considered in lieu of degree.
A minimum of seven (7) years of experience providing vulnerability analysis and security countermeasures is required. Five (5) of the required years of experience must include interpretation and integration of DoD Anti-Tamper (AT) requirements. Demonstrated experience in aircraft and international programs is also required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include technical writing, is highly desired.
Occasional travel to government/ contractor sites may be required.
An active SECRET clearance is required. Applicant selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.