IA/IT & Cybersecurity Engineer

US-FL-Cape Canaveral
7 months ago
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,600 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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The Navy Guidance Test Facility in Cape Canaveral, Florida provides test and evaluation support to the Navy’s Trident Guidance System test program. Within the facility are a number a classified computer systems and networks which must remain compliant to Department of Defense (DoD) standards. The individual will report directly to the on-site Draper manager and work closely within an engineering staff consisting of Draper, General Dynamics, and Raytheon employees. The individual will have the opportunity to interpret and apply Cyber security/IA policies and procedures, conduct security evaluations, recommend solutions to problems, and work with other DoD teams to incorporate security policies into the design of DoD applications, network and systems. The individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Apply information security/IA principles, policies, and procedures for information system reliability and accessibility.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Summarize and brief managers on audit findings and threat and risk assessments.
  • Promote and provide guidance on the application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in DoD IT systems development and use.
  • Plan and conduct security accreditation reviews for installed systems and networks and recommend new security measures based on findings.
  • Promote awareness of security practices within the organization.
  • Keep abreast of current Cybersecurity/IA threats and industry trends.


Education and Work Experience Required:


Individual should meet DoD Approved Baseline Certification requirements for an IAT Level II.


Self-motivated, ability to coordinate and schedule several tasks, ability to work closely with other individuals. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in EE or ME is preferred. Experience in CS/IA field in the last five years considered essential.


Security Clearance and U.S. Citizenship is required.




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