Anti-Tamper - AT - Engineer (Systems Engineering, Associate)

Lexington Park, MD
Jun 08, 2023
Jul 01, 2023
Full Time
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The MIL Corporation located in Lexington Park, Maryland supporting Naval Aviation acquisition programs has an exciting opportunity as an Anti-Tamper (AT) Engineer (Systems Engineering, Associate) supporting a major ACAT developmental program. MIL provides a full range of engineering services including AT, cyber resiliency engineering, vulnerability research, software and hardware penetration testing, reverse engineering, support of the NAVAIR Red Team, as well as other System Security Engineering (SSE) support to Naval Aviation acquisition programs. This position will be based onsite at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland.

  • Participate in identification of weapon system critical program information (CPI), and determination of consequence of compromise.
  • Develop weapons system architectures that resist reverse engineering.
  • Conduct analysis and modeling on proposed architectures.
  • Document protective architectures
  • Develop and advocate contractual requirements in support of developmental programs.
  • Facilitate evaluation of weapons system architectures for compliance to protection standards.
  • Coordinate with program, service, Joint and Department of Defense agencies to ensure horizontal protection requirements are met.
  • Support program risk management, mitigation, and reporting.
  • Communicate across the technical teams to share information, address issues, and accelerate pace of new development.
  • Serves as a Technical Review Board (TRB) member for systems technical events providing AT/SEE expertise.

Required Qualifications
  • At least five (7) years of recent and relevant experience in an AT systems engineering role. Demonstrated knowledge in area of engineering expertise.
  • Must have programmatic or technical knowledge identifying, formulating, designing and/or testing practical solutions to engineering problems and as well as guiding the engineering development of modern complex systems. Require experience with employment of systems engineering methods and tools in the development of systems.
  • Knowledge and direct experience in SSE and Anti-Tamper related to airborne weapon systems and platforms.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Systems Engineering processes and applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in DoD Systems Acquisition Life Cycle.
  • Some travel may be required.


Position requires a BS or BA degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related scientific discipline.


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance; please note that the clearance process considers financial background aspects.


The MIL Corporation values your contributions and offers a range of benefits to support your overall well-being. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive range of benefits to our full-time employees which includes health, life, disability, and retirement plans, as well as paid time off, opportunities for professional growth and tuition assistance. Additional benefits and incentives may also apply, which will be communicated during the hiring process.

Salary at MIL is determined based on factors such as qualifications, experience, and contractual limitations. For this position, the projected compensation range is $95,000 -$140,000 per year. This estimate represents the typical salary range and is just one part of MIL's complete compensation package.

Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you're fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
    • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
    • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
    • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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