Anti-Tamper and Systems Security Engineer

Lockheed Martin

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$36.01-60.05 /h
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Huntsville, AL
First Shift

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Job Overview:

Job Description

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture inspires employees to dream big, perform with excellence and build incredible products. We provide the resources, support, and the focus. You bring the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities and we’ll build a better tomorrow with you.

Are you ready to launch your career in Anti-Tamper and Systems Security Engineering working for one of the top companies in the world?

This position is for a Systems Security Engineer with some background in the area of Anti-Tamper (AT) and the protection of Critical Program Information (CPI).

In this position, the engineer will work closely with the System Security Team and Anti-Tamper Lead Engineer where they will develop their skillset in a broad number of security and Anti-Tamper areas as they grow their level of responsibility over time. This person will work on a very exciting and well-funded program while being continuously mentored by an AT Subject Matter Expert (SME). In this position, the selected engineer will build upon their solid foundation in Systems Engineering by adding skills specific to protection of capability elements that contribute to the warfighters technical advantage.

This role is deeply rooted in good Systems Engineering principles and practices. As a member of the Systems Security Engineering Team, you will provide support to the AT lead engineer; performing the following:

- Work as a member of the development team to create and mature system security solutions and designs, to include requirements development, trade studies, implementation and maturation of security features, and associated documentation. These solutions are required to protect sensitive information also known as Critical Program Information (CPI).
- Contribute to required customer deliverables such as the Program Protection Implementation Plan (PPIP), the Anti-Tamper Plan, the Key Management Plan, and the related Verification and Evaluation Plans and Procedures.
- Contribute to the creation of Tamper Trajectory documentation, sometimes referred to as Attack Trees.
- Perform System functionality definition including system states and modes, and system security design features.
- Communicate / coordinate with AT lead and security team as required.
- Participate in internal and external working groups, technical interchange meetings and program milestone reviews.
- Execute mitigation activities to address subsystem technical and programmatic risks.
- Interface with security implementation team to communicate requirements and overall security strategy.

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent experience
- Familiarity with the Systems Engineering process and its application to program life cycle
- 1-3 years of experience in the fields of Systems Engineering
- Ability to think critically to find optimal approaches to difficult design issues.
- Experience delivering written / oral presentations in a professional environment.
- Technical writing skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Desired skills

- Some experience in the field or Anti-Tamper
- Knowledge of System Security related governance, e.g., Technical Implementation Guide (TIG), Horizontal Protection Guide (HPG)
- Threat and Vulnerability Analysis from a reverse engineering perspective.
- Understanding of NSA-approved cryptographic standards and methods.
- Knowledge of DOORS and requirements development / decomposition
- Familiarity with Agile methods and execution
- Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools (e.g., Cameo, IBM Rational Rhapsody) to develop sequence, activity, use case and/or state machine diagrams
- Software and/or FPGA development experience with DoD embedded systems


Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Security Clearance Information

This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Colorado Pay Statement

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $74,900 - $124,900 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible

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COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.