Experienced Information Systems Security Engineer - Information Assurance Engineer - Military Veterans

at The Boeing Company

Seal Beach, California

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is seeking a highly productive, self-motivated Experienced Information Systems Security Engineer - Information Assurance Engineer (Level 3) for the Advanced Information Technology (AIT) Program located in Seal Beach, CA.  As an Information Systems Security Engineer, you will be part of an amazing, collaborative team managing cybersecurity and Risk Management Framework (RMF) efforts for secure, world-class computing and storage services supporting proprietary customers.  You will be an integral part of the program and have the opportunity to work with multiple engineering and support teams on both on-going operational efforts and exciting future projects for a highly valued, dynamic program.  As a member of our diverse and highly-adaptive Information Assurance Team, you will work closely with other Information Systems Security Engineers, System Administrators, Communications Engineers, Cybersecurity professionals (e.g., ISSM, ISSO), Industrial Security Engineers, Systems Engineers, and Operations specialists who are passionate about providing top-quality secure computing and storage services to a variety of developers and data scientists across the United States of America.

Primary Responsibilities:

This exciting Information Systems Security Engineer position will support large, high performance computing systems and require demonstrated experience in Information Systems Security Engineering and Cybersecurity requirements/processes, a diverse background of project experience, and the clear exhibition of superior judgment and decision making to engineer new solutions and support existing Risk Management Framework (RMF) capabilities.  Demonstrated critical thinking, troubleshooting, and proactive teamwork skills are also required.

  • Provide systems security engineering leadership and support for high performance computing systems, specifically in Cybersecurity, Information Systems Security Engineering (ISSE) / Information Assurance (IA), and Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Interpret system requirements and provide subject matter expertise to program management and customers

  • Address and develop solutions for computing security requirements (e.g., RMF)

  • Perform security evaluation of vendor hardware, software, documentation and testing, and documenting findings in reports and briefings

  • Evaluate and apply government cybersecurity (DoD, NIST, FIPS, JSIG and NSA) policies and instructions

  • Ensure system and interface requirements support cybersecurity needs

  • Coordinate with system stakeholders to define ISSE related system integration needs and schedules, such as certification events and test

  • Prepare test cases, test scripts, test plans and procedures, data collection, and lab infrastructure for cybersecurity functions

  • Participate in system and project development, integration activities, and working groups

  • Develop and/or acquire, install, configure and integrate ISSE/Cybersecurity tools for auditing

  • Assess and maintain the security posture of high performance computing systems

  • Perform hardware technical reviews

  • Apply a logical approach in solving challenging problems

  • Use OS Environments: Windows, Unix (Solaris), Linux (RHEL)

  • Use Cybersecurity applications and tools (e.g., Splunk)

This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)

A current/active U.S. Top Secret Security clearance and OR Tier 5 (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) (U.S. Citizenship required) or requires candidate agreed to enter a Continuous Evaluation program.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline

  • Active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification (e.g., DoD 8570.01 IAT Level III certification)

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Master’s Degree in engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline

  • Three (3) or more years' experience in Information Assurance Engineering and/or Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team environment

  • Knowledge of computer networking and computer security processes

  • Experience with OS Environments: Windows, Linux (RHEL), Unix

  • Experience with Cybersecurity applications and tools (e.g., Splunk)

  • Possess additional security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CIMS, CAP, CEH, Security+

  • Experience working with Computer Security, Cybersecurity, and ISSM/ISSO personnel

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 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers Basic relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:

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.

Employee Referral Program:

Eligible for 3ERP


This position is for 1st shift.

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.


Seal Beach, California

Creating the world’s most innovative aerospace products and services requires a diverse and inclusive global team. We value the leadership, integrity and critical skills that veterans cultivate through their military experience. In 2021, Military Friendly ranked Boeing as a Top 10 Employer.

We’re committed to ensuring that veterans and their families succeed in their next mission. We support more than 800 military and veteran organizations globally, and are proud to have formed a partnership with the Institute for Veterans & Military Families to establish Future Force, a program that helps veterans transition to civilian life.

Bring your skills to our team and discover how we can go further together.

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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