Program Protection Analyst - TS/SCI with Security Clearance

American Systems Corporation
Arlington, VA
Sep 25, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Full Time
WANTED: AProgram Protection Analyst / Systems Security Engineerto supportmajor systems acquisition, research and engineering as a subject matter expert lead in Alexandria, VA. Will develop and review policy, acquisition and technical guidance, strategy, methods, and technology roadmaps as directed by the government, and review program acquisition documents, engage with Acquisition Category 1D (ACAT 1D)and develop program protection risks to inform program milestone decisions. As a Program Protection Analyst / Systems Security Engineer, you will: * Advocate for improving the DoD state-of-the-practice for program protection. * Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan! * Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan. A week in the life of a Program Protection Analyst / Systems Security Engineer: * Participate in Independent Technical Risk Assessments (ITRA) ( ) and Program Protection Plan (PPP) ( ) reviews to advance the practice of systems security engineering through all phases of a system acquisition, from requirements through design and production to sustainment and disposal of military systems that may operate in physical or cyberspace domains. * Coordinate with the Military Services for the development of program protection policy, guidance and best practices. * Support the development DoD strategies, findings, assessments, recommendations and reports to DoD senior leaders. * Support ITRA teams in the assessment of DoD ACAT 1D programs and development of program risks. * Coordinate with DoD Programs to review Program Protection Plans and program implementation of protection methods and practices to mitigate risks. * Support the alignment of program protection policy requirements and procedures with operational and system engineering requirements, methods and processes for weapons systems. * Develop an implementation methodology to translate program protection policy requirements into measurable and testable requirements. * Provide professional engineering and technical services to support the capture of best practices, methods, processes and procedures in Secure Cyber Resilient Engineering and the development of policy, guidanceand standards. Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Company Awards: Forbes National Best Midsize Companies Energage National Best Workplaces Washington Post Best Workplaces Veteran Hiring Awards: US Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion BEST FOR VETS by Military Times TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by Job Requirements * Master's degree in an engineering discipline or related field * TS/SCI security clearance. * Minimum of10years of technical experience in the areas of Systems Engineering, Systems Security Engineering, and/or Software Engineering or related STEM areas * Minimum of 5 years of Acquisition or Engineering experience supporting DoD programs of record * Minimum of 2 years of assessing technical planning, management processes and risk associated with DoD programs * Experience communicating with senior management and reporting progress against schedule * Ability to interact regularly with Service program offices and development contractors * Knowledge of DoD acquisition lifecycle, policy and guidance * Experience in delivering complex solutions in a high-pressure environment * Possess communications and leadership skills with demonstrated ability to provide long-term guidance and solutions * Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, prioritization, task management and organizational skills EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

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