• Parsons
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 360 SW Electronics Blvd

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Provide systems engineering technical support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) - System Assessment (DE/EEA) by identifying and resolving complex problems crossing organizational boundaries, as well as promulgating solutions. Support MDA/EEA cyber security assessment planning, test requirements development, consequence analysis, and assessment reporting. Position may require occasional travel.
Review BMDS network and element software designs and develop cyber assessment plans to support potential fielding decisions for BMDS hardware and software upgrades
Coordinate with BMDS element program offices to acquire software design and system diagrams, flow diagrams, processes and safety data to assist in planning cyber assessments.
Evaluate BMDS network plans and configurations, identify choke points and access vectors, knowledgeable in network security to the device level, and identify plausible cyber methods for exploiting the BMDS.
Diagram infrastructure and process flow for each mission to determine critical conditions for cyber assessment
Prepare cybersecurity assessment requirements by identifying critical assessment conditions, cyber threats, and key test points.
Assist with mapping mission to infrastructure for systems under test.
Identify needs of internal and external stakeholders and address their concerns in cooperation with coworkers.
Develop and present technical briefings and reports to Senior Leadership.
Activities include:
Prepare and coordinate Cyber Security Assessment Requirements defining and test conditions and cyber threats for assessment
Attend and participate in the CORE team for Cyber Visums.
Generate Status Reports and Meeting Minutes.
Identify and articulate Courses of Action (COAs), Contingency Plans; Implementation Plans, Audit Responses, and Action Item file responses.
Supporting Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) and TIM Reporting.
Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
7+ years' experience in cyber threat assessment & network cyber security mitigation procedures to device level
Experience supporting the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS)
Demonstrated complex systems problem solving and analytical skills
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to develop and provide briefings and status updates to Executive-level Management
Proficient with Microsoft Office products and applications.
Active Secret security clearance (Top Secret preferred) Desired Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
Understanding MDA Systems Engineering practices and processes
In-depth understanding of operational C2BMC and operator TTPs
Familiarity with BMDS-level documentation (e.g. BMD System Description Document (BMD SDD), BMD System Specification (BMD SS), etc.)Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret security clearance
Associated topics: process, prevent, prevention, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance lead, software quality, software quality assurance, test, test engineer

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