Parsons Corporation Senior Space Cryptography Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia
Take the next step in your career by joining our elite team of Space Cryptographic Engineers - working for a company that is making a difference in the world and delivering best-in-class services to our federal government clients.
You will work as an integral member of a team providing technical support for the development, engineering, and testing of cryptographic hardware and software for space and ground systems.
You will be able to:
Provide Subject Matter Expertise on Space Crypto (i.e. MCU-110B, MCU-110C, KGT-42, KGR-42, KGT-247, KI-18, KI-103, KS-252, KIV-7MS, etc.) and COMSEC architectural, concept, and design;
Review development effort Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) documents, such as user manuals, and other technical documentation for technical accuracy;
Provide user support by troubleshooting equipment and system issues;
Mentor other Space Crypto Engineers for future Satellite missions
Required Qualifications :
BS/MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.
5+ years of engineering experience in: space ground operating equipment (GOE) and Aerospace Vehicle Equipment (AVE), cryptographic architecture and requirements development, communications equipment testing, cryptographic system integration and test, aerospace electronic systems, or similar disciplines.
Understanding of most of the following:
Digital logic circuit design and analysis;
Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)/ASIC logic design and implementation; Cryptographic algorithms (i.e. PEGASUS, CARDHOLDER, CAROUSEL, AES-256, CARNIVAL, etc.) and equipment (i.e. MCU-110B, MCU-110C, KGT-42, KGR-42, KGT-247, KI-18, KI-103, etc.);
Space related hardware and technology;
Small satellite medium/high assurance security solutions;
NSA cryptographic certification;
Space and terrestrial communications systems;
Candidates must currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance and be able to obtain a CI poly before start.
CISSP certification required within first year of hire.
Desired Additional Qualifications :
- Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) – especially Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules, AES, GCM, and GCM-SIV
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.
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