Information Systems Security Engineer (Engineer Systems 4) - 2176 in Annapolis Junction, MD at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 2176 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/ FS Poly 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: [[filter10]]

Job Description

Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team!  Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors.  Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.

HII - Cyber & Electronic Warfare is looking for an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to take on a high-visibility role, working hand-in-hand with our customer to support mission management, process development, risk assessments, and assist with the integration of Emerging Technologies in their Annapolis Junction, MD location.  

You will participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments. As an ISSE, you will assist tour customer in evaluating configurations of commercial products to be used in layered solutions to protect classified data. As an ISSE, you will:

  • Identify points of vulnerability and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Validate and verify system security requirements. 
  • Analyze system security designs.
  • Design, develop, and implement security systems and components, including components for networking, computing, and support environments.
  • Assists in system planning, development, and deployment to ensure compliance with security standards and requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance in Information Assurance concepts, principles, and standards including definition and use of IA-related metadata and threat and risk analysis.


For a better understanding of the role you will fill, please look at the mission website at this link:

Essential Job Responsibilities

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Perform analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

A summary of your additional responsibilities is as follows:

  • Perform analyses of architectures and provide technical guidance in the development of functional requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance on Enterprise systems engineering and architecture concepts and principles.
  • Analyze commercial solutions to ensure that the defined capabilities continue to provide the security services and robustness required to account for technology development, new security issues, and new use cases.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 9 years experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is requirement.  An additional 4 years of ISSE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity.
  • DoD 8570.01-M compliance with IASAE Level 2 is required (CISSP). 
  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with developing systems engineering documentation, systems requirements, and functional requirements.
  • Experience in engineering cross-domain solutions.

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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