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Information Assurance Engineer 4 (Engineer Info Assurance 4)2889

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Pocasset, MA, US, 02559

Company: HII's TSD

 A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 

Come join HII! Where hard stuff is done right!

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Systems Group.  As a system security engineer, with an emphasis in information assurance, you will assist in the detailed design, integration, and testing of system security concepts for autonomous maritime systems, undersea and surface.  The candidate will combine system security requirements and concepts, with technical knowledge of system design (electronics, software, mechanical assemblies, 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.  

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

  • Unmanned Systems

Unmanned Systems, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, 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).

Essential Job Responsibilities

Designs and implements information assurance and security engineering systems with requirements of business continuity, operations security, cryptography, forensics, regulatory compliance, internal counter-espionage (insider threat detection and mitigation), physical security analysis (including facilities analysis, and security management). Assesses and mitigates system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle. Validates system security requirements definition and analysis. Establishes system security designs. Implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures. Verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities. Supports secure systems operations and maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Must have an active secret clearance #LI-MH1

Preferred Requirements

  • 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
  • Experience with cross domain solutions and data management
  • Experience with certification and accreditation of national security systems
  • Knowledge of system requirements levied by the categorization of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability on a system per CNSSI No. 1253
  • Knowledge of NIST 800 series of special publications
  • Knowledge of DoDI 5200.39, DoDI 8500.1 and DODI 8510.01 series, and DoDI 8523.01

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.


Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

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

Nearest Major Market: Cape Cod