Polaris Alpha

  • Sr. Cyber Security Systems Engineer

    Location El Segundo, CA
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Engineering - System Engineering
    Security Clearance
    Required Secret
  • Benefits

    In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
    • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
    • 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
    • 3+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Relocation may be considered

    Benefits are subject to change

    Job Description

    • Provide project support to U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Advanced Systems and Development Directorate evaluating technologies and capabilities appropriate for the Enterprise Ground System architecture.
    • Provide Cybersecurity/System Engineering expertise including consultation with our customer in the development of SMC/AD programs.
    • Interface with NSA on requirements as well as draft such documents as the Tempest Control Plan and Custom ASICS plan.
    • Program support includes life-cycle stages from concept development and contract pre-acquisition through contractor design and accreditation.
    • Consult with customer during working group participation and provide solutions to challenging problems.
    • Engage customer and colleagues to coordinate and resolve differences.
    • Evaluate technical risk in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Interface with other government organizations during security evaluation of engineering design solutions.
    • Provide compliance support during contractor accreditation phase.
    • Work as a member of a cross-functional space system team.
    o Developing plans, schedule, budget, goals, timelines
    o Monitoring project status
    o Gather, document and present project status and results
    o Brief senior management and internal/external customers

    Required Skills

    • Level 2 TEMPEST certified
    • Critical thinking skills
    • Strong oral and written communications skills
    • CISSP and C|EH
    • Detail-oriented
    • Project management experience
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Organized, productive problem solver
    • Able to work in teams in a dynamic environment

    Desired Skills

    • Satellite TT&C experience

    EOE M/F/D/V
    Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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