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Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect - ELSYS - On Site - Warner R with Security Clearance

Company: The Georgia Tech Research Institute
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Overview The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit, applied research division of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).Founded in 1934 as the Engineering Experiment Station, GTRI has grown to more than 2,900 employees, supporting eight laboratories in over 20 locations around the country and performing more than $940 million of problem-solving research annually for government and industry.GTRI's renowned researchers combine science, engineering, economics, policy, and technical expertise to solve complex problems for the U.Sfederal government, state, and industryGeorgia Tech's Mission and Values Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human conditionThe Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do: 1Students are our top priority2We strive for excellence3We thrive on diversity4We celebrate collaboration5We champion innovation6We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression7We nurture the wellbeing of our community8We act ethically9We are responsible stewardsOver the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impactProject/Unit Description The Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) will work with sponsor engineers to ensure cyber-resiliency and cybersecurity for contracts, test strategies/plans, system-specific requirements, and cybersecurity strategies for Electronic Warfare, Avionics, and Communications systems acquisition programsAdditionally, the candidate will serve as Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect for Department of Defense (DoD) networks, information systems, and embedded electronics systemsThese systems provide DoD components with critical services and military aircraft with offensive and defensive capabilitiesThe Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect will be responsible for a portfolio of programs potentially spanning Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP)/Special Access Required (SAR) levelsThe candidate will support information system life cycle activities from scoping systems for new programs and preparing Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages, to regular maintenance, support and upgrades of systems during program execution, to program close-out and de-certification activitiesJob Purpose The Cybersecurity Research and Development Systems Architect designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external sponsors' enterprise-wide cyber systems and networksThe Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect is responsible for driving adoption, identifying and defining new security objectives and controls and helping with the organization's automated security validation developmentThis researcher also performs vulnerability analysis and exploitation of applications, operating systems and/or networksThe Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect designs and implements Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) security solutions, and applies those ICAM solutions to advanced problem domains such as federation and trusted information sharing within select target communities of sponsors and project stakeholdersThe Architect ensures system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planningThe Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect also provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis, integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing systems to future needs and trendsIn addition, the Architect embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issuesThe Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect serves in a consultative role, defining controls for different platforms, including definition of protection rule sets, and threat mitigations for potential threatsThe Cybersecurity R&D Systems Architect also interacts, advises, and counsels on a regular basis with internal staff as well as project sponsors and other stakeholders from the communities in which these solutions are implementedKey Responsibilities--- Create product or system definitions and conduct initial requirements analysis--- Assist with the creation of technical reports and diagrams detailing product or system attributes--- Develop solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope--- Contribute to technical reports and diagrams detailing product or system attributes Additional Responsibilities--- Participate in sponsor engagement and facilitate product or system requirements gathering and analysis--- Interpret, research, and formalize Cyber Security policies, concepts, and measures when designing, procuring, adopting, and developing new Information Systems (IS) to ensure compliance with government policies, guidance, and orders--- Assist in the implementation of the required government policy and make recommendations on process tailoring--- Develop and produce technical documentation in accordance with government guidance such as Joint Special Access Program (SAP), Intelligence Community Directive (ICD), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800, and Risk Management Framework (RMF)--- Analyze network security systems and/or information systems and safeguard networks against unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure--- Ensure Configuration Management (CM) of all associated software, hardware, and security relevant functions Required Minimum Qualifications--- Familiarity with principals of RMF and NIST publications--- Experience with the examination of system implementations of cybersecurity controls for their applicability and their level of effectiveness--- Familiarity with designing security and continuous monitoring plans for systems--- Experience with developing procedures to meet systems' cybersecurity requirements Preferred Qualifications--- Active Secret Clearance--- Familiarity with principals of Risk Management Framework and NIST publication--- Experience in system accreditation, security analysis, information assurance, and/or cybersecurity on common avionics--- Define enterprise conceptual, logical, and physical data models to support Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) activities--- Apply MBSE tool suites to enable the use of model-based best practices in DoD acquisition and system life cycle supportTravel Requirements Education and Length of Experience Levels 1, 2 This position vacancy is an open-rank announcementThe final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook--- 0 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field U.SCitizenship Requirements Due to our research contracts with the U.Sfederal government, candidates for this position must be U.SCitizensClearance Type Required Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearanceBenefits at GTRI Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits Equal Employment Opportunity The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerThe University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for allTo that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or servicesGeorgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activitiesGeorgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissionsThis prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guestsFurther, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contractAll members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respec

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