Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description

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The Missile and Weapon Systems (MWS) is seeking an Lead Product Security Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The position will support the performance of cybersecurity engineering for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of cybersecurity requirements over the entire engineering life-cycle.

  • Lead the performance of cybersecurity engineering for the GMD program

  • Supporting the implementation of cybersecurity requirements over the entire engineering life-cycle including: Requirements, Design, Development, Integration, Verification & Validation and Test

  • Lead system analysis for cyber threats

  • Support system test for cyber threats, cyber test activities, and the cybersecurity of large scale events

  • Support cyber risk assessments and the development of risk mitigation plans

  • Lead the engineering analysis of patches and various system updates and upgrades to determine system consequence of these changes

  • Attend, collect data from, out brief and facilitate collaboration and project management from various program boards.

  • Lead RMF and CSF compliance plans including CCI consideration, and creation of necessary compliance documentation

  • Create, update or otherwise assist with program cyber guidance, performance, control, engineering, etc. documents

  • Support cyber threat intelligence activities

  • Lead the development and maintenance of cyber scanning, patching, remediation, tools and applications

  • Work and support TEMPEST, DFARS, COMSEC, CNSSI, and other compliance drivers as needed

  • Support and facilitate various ATO packages including processing IAVMs and CTOs for the same

  • Perform and support CVA/CVT activities

  • Perform and/or support the development of tools for cyber forensics

  • Utilize Agile methodologies for planning and execution of tasks

  • Support other related tasks as necessary

This position requires an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other technical degree

  • Minimum of 5 years education and/or work experience in cyber security

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience leading a cyber security team

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Cybersecurity IAT/IAM Level 1 Certificate or higher IAT/IAM level: IAT Level 1 – A+, Network+, SSCP, IAM Level 2 – CAP, GISF, GSLC, Security+

  • Cybersecurity or Engineering related degree (i.e. software, computer, network, or systems engineering degree)

  • Risk Management Framework process along with both the NIST and DOD standards for RMF

  • Experience with GMD systems, networks, operations, or associated systems like C2BMC

  • Significant Experience with one or more of the phases of the engineering lifecycle with a focus on implementing cybersecurity

  • Requirements, CONOPS, Use Case development

  • HW/SW Development

  • Integration and unit testing

  • Verification and Validation

  • Acceptance test and fielding

  • Experience with Cyber Table Top, Cooperative Vulnerability Assessments/Investigations, Adversarial Assessments, or other pen test and threat evaluation efforts.

  • Experience with ancillary engineering efforts like Requirements Quality Management, Operational Concepts, Model Based Engineering, Major Engineering Reviews like Preliminary/Critical Design Reviews, Preliminary Deployment Assessments, risk management and assessment, etc. 

  • Various cyber related compliance standards: TEMPEST, DFARS Clause 252.204-7012, COMSEC, CNSSI 1253, DOD 8570, NIST 800-160, NIST 800-53 (and 53A), NIST 800-30, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-55, NIST 800-137, NIST 800-39

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace (DFW):

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Eligible for 3ERP

Vaccination Requirements:

Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries including U.S.-based employees. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Huntsville, Alabama

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Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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