Software and Information Assurance Engineer


: $94,810.00 - $139,430.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Campus/Location: University Park Campus Date Announced: 05/08/2019 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 87706 Level/Salary Band:

* 02 ? M ? Exempt

* 03 ? N ? Exempt

Work Unit: Applied Research Laboratory Department: System Design Full/Part Time: Full?Time


The Undersea Systems Office (USO) at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University is seeking a Software and Information Assurance Engineer to join our System Design Department. This position will work as part of a team which develops and deploys software components of Autonomous Systems. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Work with IA team to meet IA needs including: Compliance, Vulnerability Scanning and Management, Security Architecture, IA Awareness and Training, and possibly Authorization and Accreditation (AA); customize, deploy, and manage RHEL operating systems; and develop scripts for compact stand-alone systems. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Experience with the following is preferred: Coding skills in C, C++, and Python; RHEL; Windows; and Linux system administrator skills. Experience with the following is required: Solid understanding of network concepts (UDP, TCP and network devices). The ability to work as part of a small development team is necessary to be successful in this position. Travel to remote locations will occasionally be required. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Candidates selected will be subject to a government security investigation. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. This is a one-year fixed-term renewable appointment. The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.
Associated topics: attack, cybersecurity, forensic, identity, idm, information security, leak, phish, security analyst, threat * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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