KBRwyle Senior Systems Security Engineer in Los Angeles, California

Senior Systems Security Engineer



KBRwyle is seeking an experienced Senior Systems Security Engineer to provide product support for the USAF Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems (CROWS) in the area of Systems Security Engineering (SSE) and Cyber Resiliency. This position will focus on ensuring cyber security and resiliency is incorporated in the weapons systems acquisition process via the Systems Engineering (SE) process. The contractor shall support development of SSE artifacts and acquisition templates for inclusion in SE processes. The contractor will assist in the development of a requirements construct to help USAF programs interpret and scope system security, acquisition security, and cybersecurity and resilience requirements. The contractor will leverage NIST security controls, space certification, and other inputs to inform system security requirements.The contractor will perform technical analyses, conduct research, and use technical management principles to assess impacts to DoD and USAF systems engineering and acquisition policies and processes; and provide recommendations for improvement. The contractor will be experienced and successful at solving complex process integration and system engineering issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and dedicated to the success of our customers.Work location is at Los Angeles AFB in Los Angeles, CA and sit within Space and Missile Systems Cybersecurity office.


Education/Experience: A Bachelor's degree and ten to twelve (10-12) years of experience is required.

Knowledge, SkillsandAbilities:Candidate should have a foundational understanding of DoD weapon system acquisition and system Life Cycle Systems Engineering processes.Position requires technical background in development, management or acquisition of Air Force Space Systems and/or software.Position requires expertise and experience in systems security engineering in one or more security specialty areas, such as Cybersecurity, Cyber Resilience, Anti-Tamper protection, Supply Chain Risk Management, Trusted Systems and Networks, Software Assurance, and Hardware Assurance.

Otherrequiredskills include: Interviewingskills,totalk with individuals andgroups about theirneedsandaskthe rightquestions tosurfaceessential requirements information; Listening skills,tounderstandwhat peoplesayandtodetectwhat they mightbehesitanttosay; Analyticalskills,tocriticallyevaluate theinformation gatheredfrommultiplesources,reconcileconflicts,decomposehigh-levelinformationintodetails, abstractupfromlow-levelinformation toa moregeneralunderstanding, distinguishpresenteduserrequests fromthe underlying trueneeds,anddistinguish solution ideasfrom requirements; Facilitationskills,tolead requirementselicitationworkshops; Observational skills, tovalidatedataobtained via other techniquesandexposenewareasforelicitation; Writing skills,tocommunicate information effectivelytocustomers,marketing, managers,andtechnicalstaff;Organizational skills, towork with thevastarrayofinformation gathered during elicitation andanalysisandtocope with rapidly changing information;Interpersonal skills, tohelpnegotiateprioritiesandtoresolve conflicts amongproject stakeholders(suchascustomers,productmanagement, andengineering).

Preferred Skills

Master’s degree in Systems Engineering with seven to twelve (7-12) years of experience is preferred.Broad understanding of systems engineering; a broad understanding of security; a technology specific understanding (e.g., networked systems, Commercial Off the Shelf/Government Off the Shelf and Developmental component integration); and broad understanding of Air Force space system acquisition across the entire acquisition process.

Theselected applicantshould haveknowledge of AirForceAssessment and Authorization (A&A) cybersecurity process andcurrentDoDcyber securityrequirements.


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Systems Engineering

Primary Location: US-US-CA-Los Angeles

Req ID: 1071432