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Huntington Ingalls Industries Systems Engineer - 1082 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team! Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors. Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.

Huntington Ingalls Industries- Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is looking for a highly-skilled and motivated Systems Engineer to be a part of a Security Engineering team supporting the Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) initiative in their Annapolis Junction, MD office.

This is a high-visibility role that will have you working closely with our customer to assist in improving commercial and government practices to analyze supply chain threats and reduce supply-chain vulnerabilities by considering RMF related controls.

The Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Systems Engineer will assist the Government in improving practices within both the NSA and DoD/IC US Government organizations. The successful candidate will be able to identify gaps in current practices, recommend process improvements, improve the collection and dissemination of SCRM-related threat intelligence information, and help assess the supply chain posture of weapon systems.

The SCRM Systems Engineer (SE) will also conduct weapon systems vendor product research, identify supply chain related attack vectors, single point(s) of failure, and other mission vulnerabilities generated by the use of the product or system. The SCRM SE will become familiar with the DoDCAR methodology to score and analyze how RMF controls mitigate supply chain threat techniques/sub-techniques using MITRE ATT&CK.

The SCRM SE will also assist in the creation of a SCRM analyst education campaign, engage with Intelligence organizations to understand the IC-wide perspective on threats to SCRM and address threat-specific questions, and provide direct support to the Government’s SCRM team to develop and implement strategies to inject threat needs into existing processes to improve documented intelligence needs.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assess vendor and Government supply chain risk management practices.

  • Conduct vendor Supply Chain research and assess supply chain system and component acquisition practices.

  • Employ Threat-based Cyber Security (TBCS) methodologies and techniques to help secure the supply chain.

  • Conduct SCRM threat analysis by using tools like MITRE ATT&CK to score controls against threat techniques using the DoD Cybersecurity Analysis and Review (DoDCAR) methodology.

  • Recommend Supply Chain acquisition requirements and process improvements.

  • Assist in the implementation of Supply Chain strategies to mission working groups.

  • Assist in the implementation of a Supply Chain risk management education campaign.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required with 15+ years of experience or 19+ years of relevant experience with HS diploma

  • A minimum of 14 years’ Systems Engineering experience

  • Ensure engineering solutions for DoD and IC networks are mutually supportive and address key gaps in warfighter capabilities.

  • Familiarity with recent Supply Chain Risk Management initiatives – “Deliver Uncompromised” and system, software, and hardware assurance strategies.

  • Development of systems engineering documentation, systems requirements and functional requirements.

  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortability with giving presentations and talking to Customers

  • Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK

  • Familiarity with the DoDCAR methodology, or understand the basis of Threat-based Cyber Security (TBCS).

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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