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Job Title: Security Systems EngineerJob Location: Herndon, VA.Job Code: CN20161404-11129Job Description:The Harris Surveillance and Automation Solutions Business Area is a recognized, vibrant, and growing organization providing unsurpassed engineering, management, operations, implementation, and information solutions for worldwide Air Traffic Control.  We are in the forefront of the FAA’s NextGen Airspace Modernization Programs and international Air Traffic Control Systems initiatives. This work includes modernizing from a ground-based system of air traffic control to a satellite-based system of air traffic management, improving communications between pilots and air traffic controllers enabling more efficient operations and reducing communications errors and radio congestion, and developing leading-edge concepts in all dimensions of air traffic control.The successful candidate will be working on the ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) program which is one of the FAA’s major NextGen Airspace Modernization Programs.  The candidate will be responsible for one or more of the following tasks: daily security systems administration for IDS, Firewall, SIEM, and other COTS products; performance of vulnerability assessment; conduct of security audit to meet NIST standard; systems administration in Windows and Linux; documentation of security procedures; support of security related activities of a mission critical air traffic control system.Qualifications:Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering and 2-5 years experience in system administration and/or securityadministrationExperience in troubleshooting and root cause analysisWorking knowledge of VMware, Linux, Solaris and Windows platformsKnowledge of security products such as Sourcefire, OSSEC, Splunk, ASA firewallor McAfeeThe successful candidate will possess strong initiative with an abilityto work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, and strong interpersonal andwritten communication skillsCandidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance  Preferred Additional Skills:CISSP, Security+Experience with the FAA is a plusSecurity Clearance:This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a security clearance SF85P. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.