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Cross Domain Solution (CDS) Lead Engineer IRES - SAFB

As a CDS Lead Engineer, you will perform a multitude of CDS accreditation and software engineering tasks to support implementation of Cross Domain Solutions (CDS). The CDS Engineer will: Support CDS integration and Site Based Security Assessment (SBSA); develop and maintain test support tools, applications and data; coordinate Information Assurance (IA) and other accreditation documentation; help maintain software security; perform CDS risk analysis; ensure CDSs are functioning and operated consistent with the accreditation and policies; and become part of Jacobs Technology on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The accredited CDS components are essential to war games, flight/ground tests, exercises and real-world operations. The architectures can be distributed, involving multiple geographically diverse sites and systems.

Tasks: Develop and maintain Java software tools, scripts and extensible Markup Language (XML) files to implement and/or verify proper CDS configurations. Perform CDS Risk Analysis as part of the CDS accreditation requirements/activities. Develop data/message protocol transformation mechanisms/applications, enabling interoperability between multi-level data-sharing domains. Perform software engineering and development duties to maintain the CDS test tools and software applications in accordance with accreditation and configuration control requirements. Responsible for developing, tailoring and employing software tools to support rule set development, associated SBSA activities and CDS implementation requirements of a dynamic nature. Support the CDS-related Information Assurance (IA) tasks and accreditations. Represent the MDA Cross Domain Solutions Element (CDSE) in various technical forums and meetings, and actively engage in discussions concerning CDS, architectures, associated tool applications, capabilities and limitations, and CDS policies. Support and mentor CDS customers with technical familiarization of the CDS configurations, functionality, capabilities and limitations. Plan, initiate, prepare, coordinate and lead technical discussions with the CDS customers.


Basic Requirements: High School Diploma (or GED) with 16 years general experience or an Associate's degree with 14 years of general experience or a Bachelor's degree with 12 years of general experience; must include 8 years directly related/specialized experience. Must have an Active Current Secret Clearance. Must have DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification (e.g., Security+, etc.). Must have the ability to comprehend and analyze system and data protocol specifications, translate requirements to support CDS integration tasks and perform data analysis and generation. Must have the aptitude and ability to evaluate the functional operations and performance of the Cross Domain Solution technologies. Must have the ability to travel internationally for short periods of time (normally one to two week periods at a time), approximately four to six trips annually. Must have experience with DoD software security and risk analysis tools. Must have Windows and NIX (Solaris, Linux) operating systems experience.

Resumes must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position.

The successful candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of the following teammates companies: HX5, GCS, ERC, MEIT or Aerodyne.

Desired: Experience with U.S. military tactical and simulation message types, formats and protocols (e.g., Link-16, DIS, JREAP, etc.). It is desired that a TS/SCI clearance is held. Hands-on experience implementing and supporting CDS Site Based Security Assessment is desired. A solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts is desired. Solid understanding of the principles of OSI model, routing, and sockets is desired. Experience with UDP/TCP protocols and practical networking is desired. Experience with test and evaluation practices, tools and applications is desired. Experience with statefull firewall configurations is desired. Experience with shell scripting (bash, batch, powerShell etc.) is desired. Experience with networking communication and protocols is desired. Experience in configuration of network switch and router systems is desired. Experience analyzing and troubleshooting network communication issues is desired. Ability to multi-task and remain organized in a dynamic work environment is desired. The ability to trace issue through hardware, operating systems software, application programs, or network failures is desired.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Schriever AFB, Colorado
United States
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