Systems Security Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/10/2024 11:16 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Public Trust
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


A Security System Engineer is needed to support the FAA SWIM program.  Experience needed in Systems Engineering and preferred understanding of FAA PMO Programs such as TFMS, TBFM and ERAM with the ability to understand program capabilities interfaces, mapping of capabilities to customer requirements and identification of dependencies. Responsible for all security related inputs to program documentation including the information security assessment, and interfacing with FAA Information Systems Security organizations to determine the potential information security risks and the likely cost of mitigation efforts. Responsible for working with programs to accomplish requirements for the FAA Information Systems Security Guidance for System Acquisition. 


Designs, tests and implements state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products. Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design. Handles a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research. Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external client enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. Responsible for analysis, evaluation, and recommendations designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the client's security program. Builds and maintains trusted relationships with clients. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of client or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues. May interface with external entities including law enforcement, and intelligence/government agencies.

Responsible for leading individual projects or technical/functional solutions, leveraging capabilities and sharing and seeking knowledge and information across the organization. Understand the current and emerging client space and evaluate and apply practical and innovative concepts and methodologies to solve difficult problems. Independently complete work. Make recommendations to improve standard practices, procedures and tools. Employ advanced skills and grow project deliverables, as well as your expertise.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in related field and 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the NIST 800-53 security guidelines pertaining to information system security
  • Understanding of NIST based Security Authorization activities and artifact development required to achieve an Authority To Operate (ATO)
  • Familiarity with the FAA National Airspace System (NAS) Operational and Security design constraints
  • Understanding of Cloud technologies and familiarity of service offerings by common Cloud providers  
  • Familiarity with industry best practices and AWS security guidelines for deployment of Cloud-based systems
  • Understanding of DevSecOps tools chain for deployment of Cloud-based systems
  • Experience with writing system requirements and design specifications
  • Experience with developing Enterprise Architecture security artifacts to facilitate system design and implementation
  • Familiarity with Enterprise data exchange mechanisms using common message brokers, such as Solace, Artemis, Web Logic, and ActiveMQ

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong background in network security and experience with FAA security best practices, processes and documentation development throughout the entire life cycle of a system or product.
  • Knowledge of the FAA JRC process
  • Experience deploying in a cloud environment such as AWS
  • Experience and strong understanding of the FAA SWIM system and related systems
  • Experience providing engineering support to FAA Mission Support and or NAS programs
  • Demonstrated cross-functional team collaboration and program management skills
  • Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and experience with system-to-system messaging protocols such as HTTP, Java Messaging Service (JMS), Solace, or AMQP
  • Knowledge and experience with XML  


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


Posted Salary Range

USD $120,100.00 - USD $210,200.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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