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Product Security Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 May 2023

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is currently looking for motivated, creative, inquisitive, and talented Product Security Engineer. As the Product Security Engineer, you will be a part of the product development team to enhance the security posture of solutions by applying your expertise and knowledge in systems, networking, and information assurance to product implementation.

The Product Security Engineer is a multi-disciplined engineer who develops product security requirements and designs, selects, and actively implements security controls, and performs compliance assessments.   

You will actively participate in the creation and implementation of product security requirements, including automated control implementation and security updates. Your role will be responsible for demonstrating compliance to customer security objectives by mapping product attributes to customer security related requirements and development processes to prescribed standards (e.g., ISO 27001).

You will assist internal product groups composed of multi-disciplined engineers in assessing product security gaps, developing product requirements, risk mitigation strategies and documenting compliance to product security requirements.

The ideal candidate will have strong Ansible, Linux, and scripting experience as well as experience with requirements management using tools like DOORS and Codebeamer.  

    Skills and Experience:

    • Experience coding with Ansible, Python, and XML

    • Strong LINUX knowledge and command line skills

    • Understanding of Operating System (Linux) hardening procedures and impact on operation

    • Experience with requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS, Codebeamer)

    • Working knowledge of Networking Security technologies and solutions

    • Experience with vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and associated tools

    • Support customer audits of compliance to product security objectives

    • Knowledge of standards (e.g., ISO 27001, ICAO 9985), security risk assessments and how to apply them to product development and the support of operational systems

    • Understanding of Secure Coding Principles and experience with Java, C, or C++ programming are a plus

    • Windows experience is a plus

    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Systems Engineering. Bachelor of Science degrees related to Information or Cyber Security with an emphasis or minor in Computer Science would also be considered.

    • 3+ years' experience

    • An ISC2 CISSP certification is desired, but not required.

    Citizenship Requirements:

    Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

    Drug-Free Workplaces:

    Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

    Benefits:

    Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

    • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

    • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

    • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

    • Tuition assistance

    • Student loan assistance

    • Wellness account, Care.com subscription and employee assistance programs

    • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

    About Us:

    Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

    Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.