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Crypto Architect Staff - Skunk Works

Marietta, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Responsibilities

Job ID: 666482BR Date posted: May. 13, 2024
Description:At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we're taking innovation to the next level. From designing the most advanced air vehicle to designing aircraft that defies gravity, our engineers live on the cutting edge of technology. Never have the opportunities for a technical career been so limitless.

This applicant will join a diverse organization of highly skilled engineers with a wide variety of backgrounds. This organization designs and develops the highest quality products using the best processes and tools to accelerate adoption and transition of modern and unrivaled secure capabilities. This team surpasses it’s competition and is shaping the industry by delivering value, excellence, innovation, efficiency, and security.

This Crypto Architect is responsible for ensuring that Crypto requirements are properly defined, decomposed, allocated, assessed, and implemented into a system architecture to produce a cyber-resilient security design solution for the target platform (Air System or Weapon System). This includes participating in working groups, design reviews, and formal artifact reviews alongside other Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within the overall platform; and providing crypto expertise to ensure that cyber security is considered early in the product development lifecycle.

This applicant is expected to provide technical leadership for development of hardware products (Type 1, NCDSMO, CSfC solutions). Knowledge of and ability to architect security protocols and standards relevant to embedded systems (e.g., secure boot, encryption, authentication, secure communication). Work with both software and hardware design engineers to implement requirements that satisfy the certification standards.

This applicants efforts will align to the technical execution of a range of Model-Based System Engineering initiatives. In addition, provide technical baseline and design review knowledge and showcase expertise in designing and implementing robust security architecture and protocols.
The ideal candidate will communicate effectively with a range of audiences, technical and non-technical, and will function effectively on an engineering team to create a collaborative and inclusive environment that allows for the establishment of mission goals, itemized planning of tasks, and prioritization of tasks that drives the efficient execution of objectives.

Must be a US citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and a secret clearance updated within the last 5 years to be considered.
Basic Qualifications:
B.S. degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, , Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, or Information Technology – or equivalent applied experience

Experience in Systems Engineering

Experience with System and/or Security Architecture
Desired Skills:
Experience utilizing Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG), Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) 1253, and NIST SP 800-37 Risk Management Framework (RMF) to design and harden information systems commensurate with customer needs

Strong knowledge in Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to design and develop complex systems

Experience in Certification and development efforts

Experience executing Systems Engineering processes (i.e., requirements management, requirements decomposition, system modeling, integration & test)

Experience with digital encryption schemes, HAIPE experience a plus

Experience analyzing, decomposing, and allocating system architectures, requirements, and models

Experience ensuring that crypto requirements are properly defined, decomposed, allocated, assessed, and implemented into a system architecture to produce a cyber-resilient security design solution for the target platform

Prior software engineering / development experience for embedded platforms

Experience with engineering change processes and/or configuration control processes

IASAE Level II – IAW 8570 or higher certification (CASP+ CE, CISSP, CSSLP)

Experience with Agile project management tools (JIRA, VersionOne, etc.)

Experience developing security architecture representations (e.g. Accreditation Boundaries, Physical Diagrams, Logical Diagrams, Functional Diagrams, and Rack Layouts), system design modeling (UML, SysML, Rhapsody, Cameo, MagicDraw), as well as requirements management

Experience performing vulnerability analysis, using automated assessment tools, and identifying risks and mitigations

Experience with the development and sustainment of real-time embedded systems (avionics systems or similar)

Experience with Real-Time Embedded Operating Systems (e.g. GreenHills INEGRITY, LynxOS, VxWorks, Yocto)

Background/knowledge working with information systems/environments that utilize the Open Mission Systems (OMS) standard and Universal Command and Control Standards Initiative (UCI) message set

Experience conducting technical trade studies, experiments, and assessments

Expertise/knowledge in both compliance testing and penetration testing methodologies

Experience developing certification test procedures (CTPs) and executing customer witnessed security assessments utilizing NIST 800-53A assessment methods

Experience with Anti-tamper

Experience with crypto/key management

Experience working in a research and development environment for large scale products

Knowledge of and ability to architect security protocols and standards relevant to embedded systems (e.g., secure boot, encryption, authentication, secure communication)

Experience with creating and presenting technical information to senior-level executives and customers

Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Strong analytical and organizational skills with excellent communication skills (written and verbal communications)
and have the ability to work in a dynamic work environment

Experience working in an aerospace design environment with exposure to DoD customers and their accrediting authorities
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANY
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Cyber Security Architect
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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About

Lockheed Martin is the leader of cyber security defense, cyber operations and sensitive data protection. We employ the world's best cyber minds from diverse fields – people who are passionate about and empowered by our customers' missions. Lockheed Martin's best-in-cyber teams are experts in thinking like the enemy – identifying adversary activity and anticipating advanced persistent threats to strengthen platform defenses, inside and out of our networks.

Our Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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Qualifications

What does a successful Cyber Security employee at Lockheed Martin look like?
Check out the info below to see if you have what it takes.

  • Analytical

    Advancing technologies and out of the box thinking that enable cyber operations, resulting in inventing solutions that will keep us safe today and into the future.

  • Creative

    Natural curiosity is an absolutely essential trait. Curiosity leads to continual learning which allows you to stay one step ahead of the threat.

  • Curious

    The ability to anticipate hackers’ intent and disrupt their next move is key. Seeking out new weaknesses before they become weaknesses. Proactively learning and updating systems is how we stay ahead of the threat.

  • Proactive

    We have hard problems to solve and we look for people who thrive at solving them, who can see problems from both the defensive and offensive sides.

  • Problem Solver

    Whatever you know today could be different tomorrow as security is constantly changing. Possessing strong technical skills and intellectual depth along with a willingness to continually learn from others is important to adapt to and address the Advanced Persistent Threat.

  • Technologically savvy

    The ability to analyze and disseminate threat intelligence. The ability to analyze and address the root cause, learn from the attack and anticipate the hacker’s next move.

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Quote

“Cyber is the most exciting career field! Every day, there's new cyber threat information that we leverage to shape our courses of action when identifying, assessing, developing, integrating, and continuously evaluating the effectiveness of defensive measures.”

Dr. Dawn B., Senior Fellow

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs, funding for cyber certifications.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer flexible work schedules.

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