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Systems Security Engineer (Engineer Systems 4) 3820

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Pocasset, MA, US, 02559

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 3820 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: ERP Amount: $3,500

Come join HII! Where are hard stuff is done right

HII Unmanned Systems has an exciting opportunity to join our Systems Engineering Group, as the Lead engineer for the security engineering cell.  This role acts as the technical and functional leader for the security team, leading and participating in the detailed design, integration, and testing of system security concepts for autonomous maritime vehicles, both undersea and surface.  The candidate will manage system security concepts and requirements, collaboratively with other technical domain subject matter experts (electronics, software, mechanical, etc.), to develop and validate holistic technical solutions and processes to prevent attempts to deny, disrupt, disable, or otherwise interfere with the achievement of mission objectives of these autonomous systems.  Additionally, future autonomous vehicle security capabilities and team growth will be documented as part of a strategic system security roadmap.

What you'll be doing

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

What we are looking for

  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • This position requires business travel. *CI*MV *EP *TE
  • Must have secret clearance #LI-MH1

Bonus points for

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework activities
  • Experience with certification and accreditation of national security systems
  • Experience with data at rest and data in transit devices, media sanitization standards and methods, and program protection techniques of military equipment
  • Experience with cryptography requirements and operations
  • Knowledge of cross domain solutions and data management
  • Knowledge of NIST and DoD security publications and guidance

Physical Requirements

Office, industrial, or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving materials may be required.

This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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