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Sr. Cyber Security Engineer (Remote)

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Job Category: Software Engineering

Company: Alten

Job Id: 3729

Status: Full-Time - Remote


We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.


ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.


When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level. You don’t have to take our word for it that we are a great place to work—we were named on the 2023 Top Workplaces list thanks to feedback from our proud employees.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • This position has a specific emphasis on the software security implementations which ensure mission system integrity and ultimately mission success.

  • Planning, Implementation, Documentation, and Verification of software security solutions on the embedded processor systems. 

  • Assist in designing continuous monitoring of security critical components.

  • Collaboration with software teams to ensure seamless integration of security implementations into reusable code bases.

  • Lead and execute testing of embedded system software security components (test planning).

  • Lead or assist in corresponding certification or security analysis of systems.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or a related discipline.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Have a strong background in both software development and cybersecurity.

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills with strong debugging and troubleshooting skills.

  • Linux security concepts, SELinux configuration, and/or kernel hardening.

  • ARM platform security, threat models, and mitigation techniques.

  • Symmetric and asymmetric algorithms (RSA, DES, AES, SHA-1, other).

  • Cryptographic key generation, distribution, application.

  • ARM Trusted Firmware Architecture and TrustZone technology.

  • CVE Tracking and analysis.

  • Static and Dynamic Software Analysis Tools, Coverity, Fortify, or other.

  • Experience with NSA Type 1/Type 2 certification and approval.

  • Cross domain guard.

  • Network security.

  • Experience with the RMF certification.

  • Link Encryption, HAIPE, Link16, MADL.

  • Red/Black data communication.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills is a must.

  • Experience with requirements management tools.

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance strongly preferred.


Desired skills

  • Experience with implementing RMF solutions, hardening open source software, secure boot, and key management.

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance strongly preferred.


Salary Range: $160k - $220k

The actual salary offered is dependent on various factors including, but not limited to, location, the candidate’s combination of job-related knowledge, qualifications, skills, education, training, and experience.


Location: Remote. Customer is located in Mountain Standard Time zone.


Note: Due to nature of work, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position.



ALTEN Technology is a an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.