27 days old

Senior Space Cryptography Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Take the next step in your career by joining our elite team of Space Cryptographic Engineers - working for a company that is making a difference in the world and delivering best-in-class services to our federal government clients.

You will work as an integral member of a team providing technical support for the development, engineering, and testing of cryptographic hardware and software for space and ground systems.

You will be able to:

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise on Space Crypto (i.e. MCU-110B, MCU-110C, KGT-42, KGR-42, KGT-247, KI-18, KI-103, KS-252, KIV-7MS, etc.) and COMSEC architectural, concept, and design;
  • Review development effort Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) documents, such as user manuals, and other technical documentation for technical accuracy;
  • Provide user support by troubleshooting equipment and system issues;
  • Mentor other Space Crypto Engineers for future Satellite missions

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years of engineering experience in: space ground operating equipment (GOE) and Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE), cryptographic architecture and requirements development, communications equipment testing, cryptographic system integration and test, aerospace electronic systems, or similar disciplines.
  • Understanding of most of the following:
  • Digital logic circuit design and analysis;
  • Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)/ASIC logic design and implementation; Cryptographic algorithms (i.e. PEGASUS, CARDHOLDER, CAROUSEL, AES-256, CARNIVAL, etc.) and equipment (i.e. MCU-110B, MCU-110C, KGT-42, KGR-42, KGT-247, KI-18, KI-103, etc.);
  • Space related hardware and technology;
  • Small satellite medium/high assurance security solutions;
  • NSA cryptographic certification;
  • Space and terrestrial communications systems;
  • TEMPEST testing
  • Candidates must currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance and be able to obtain a CI poly before start.
  • CISSP certification required within first year of hire.

Desired Additional Qualifications:

* Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) - especially Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules, AES, GCM, and GCM-SIV

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.


Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-10-08

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