Who We Are:  AM Pierce & Associates is a woman-owned small business providing Engineering & Research, Cyber, C5ISR, Program & Acquisition Management services and solutions to a diverse government and industry client base.  We are a stable and growing company who offers our employees a rich benefits package, supportive and flexible work environment and the opportunity to work with experts in their field.
The Position:  This position would be supporting the Integrated Program Protection (IPP) process by developing documentation, integration approaches and participating in multi-perspective security activities as it applies to weapons and weapons systems. We are in search of candidates who have aircraft systems or weapons experience, as well as, an understanding of cyber concepts and potentially cyber experience as it relates to the DoD/military environment. Additionally, ideal candidates will have knowledge of cyber for weapons and weapons systems (RMF is only one component) on embedded or real-time systems.  Understanding security and Cyber concepts as they apply to enterprise systems and networks is a plus, but not required.

The Location:  Patuxent River, Maryland:  Best Places for Tech Jobs (#4)
The Description: 

  • Developing process integration approaches and documenting them in a Standard Work package
  • Participating in cyber risk assessments (RMF, Cyber Risk Assessments and Cyber Table Top evaluations)
  • Aircraft systems (weapons systems) or weapons experience required – preferable system integration and design experience
  • Understanding of cyber concepts as they apply to embedded/special purpose systems / direct experience preferred from a development or acquisition perspective (not RMF-focused)
  • Understanding of offensive Cyber tools and techniques as applied to weapons or weapons systems desired

The successful candidate will have the minimum education and experience below:
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar quantitative focused degree
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Clearance / preferred to TS, but can be secret with eligible to upgrade

Preferred qualifications: 
  • Experience with aircraft system design and development, applied cyber security from an embedded and enterprise system perspective (secondary requirement)
  • Experience across the software lifecycle, including architecture definition, design, implementation, integration and test of complex systems – in a DoD acquisition environment
  • Experience with aircraft systems, avionics, embedded real-time systems and software
  • Experience with cybersecurity tools and techniques and reverse engineering tools and techniques
  • Experience with malware development (ethical hacking) and reverse engineering of similar software components and systems
  • Top Secret clearance eligible
The Working Environment:  The physical environment requires the employee to work in AM Pierce offices in California Maryland sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for much of the workday.  The employee may be required to walk short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site.  Occasional travel may be required.

AM Pierce & Associates offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan, Safe Harbor Plan with Immediate Vesting 
  • Discretionary Profit Sharing Program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Professional development opportunities  
  • Incentive Programs
  • Awards and Recognition
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Will Preparation, Identity Theft Protection & Legal Support
  • Travel Assistance
  • Financial Foundations Program
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Local Gym Discounts

AM Pierce & Associates complies with all Federal and State laws and regulations concerning Affirmative action and workplace equal opportunity; in further detail, AM Pierce & Associates does not discriminate in employment decisions (to include applicants and employees) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, disability or protected veteran status.  AM Pierce & Associates takes affirmative action to ensure that equal opportunity is provided in all aspects of employment. AM Pierce & Associates does not take adverse employment actions against applicants and employees for asking about, discussing, or sharing information about their pay or the pay of their co-workers.  For more information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, click here.

Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may call 240-718-3800.
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Department: Navy
This is a full time position

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