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Systems Security Engineer

Cleveland, OH 44135

Systems Security Engineer

Systems Engineer III

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer to provide support to the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) in the area of System Security Engineering. The candidate will function as a systems security engineer, as part of a larger team, that supports ARMD research efforts and applications. Generally, these efforts include making sure that cybersecurity requirements fulfill NASA, federal, and external partner expectations; facilitating communication about requirements and capabilities to all stakeholders; assisting projects with cybersecurity integration and mitigation; verifying project level cybersecurity requirements; and identifying and collaborating on aeronautic cybersecurity research. Specifically, the candidate for the systems security engineer position will provide technical support in a variety of areas that support cybersecurity development. The skill set needed will include a combination of engineering, architecture, and security disciplines from both Systems and Security Engineering.


Required Skills:


  • Experience or working knowledge in model-based systems engineering (MBSE) as applied to:

    • Modeling and designing multilevel security cross-domain applications

    • Defining and building use cases

    • Interpreting operational requirements into protection needs

  • Experience or working knowledge of Systems-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes (STAMP)

  • Experience or working knowledge of designing architectures and frameworks using TOGAF or DODAF.

  • Experience or working knowledge of systems security and safety engineering principles and practice in NIST 800-160


Other Desired Skills:


  • Experience or working knowledge of applying security and privacy principles

  • Configuring and utilizing software-based computer protection tools

  • Experience or working knowledge of security frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIS78 800-53)




  • Systems or Software Engineering Degree

  • Ph.D. and 0-3 years of experience; or Masters degree and 3-6 years of experience or Bachelor's degree 5-10 years of experience


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.


Posted: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-11-19

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