Harris Corporation Information Security Systems Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Information Security Systems Engineer 3/9/18Engineering, ISUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: ES20180903-23806


JOB TITLE: Information Security Systems Engineer

JOB NUMBER: ES20180903-23806

LOCATION: Melbourne, Florida


Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 100 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and about 17,000 employees — including 7,700 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.


Harris is searching for talented experienced Information Security Systems Engineering professionals to join the Harris Security Engineering Team; the selected individual will work in a multi-discipline environment to address security issues from a stakeholder protection needs, concerns, and requirements perspective and use established engineering processes to ensure that such needs, concerns, and requirements are appropriately addressed, early and in a sustainable manner throughout the life cycle of the system. Please refer to the job description provided below.

  • Information Security System Engineering support and technical execution of information security activities associated with the implementation of NIST-certified information systems for the Enterprise.

  • Support Information Assurance (IA) data collection, documentation, and continuous monitoring updates for assigned security architectures.

  • Provide Security Tier 2 Operations Engineering, including the design, testing, configuration, management and maintenance of enterprise security component systems (Firewalls, Routers, Switches, VPN, IDSs, Virus Scanning, etc.) within NIST-certified networks and systems.

  • Responsible for Tier 3 escalation and investigation/resolution of security events impacting the security architectures within the Enterprise.

  • Assist the Enterprise Security Architect in the development and CONOPS for emerging security technologies and proposals.

  • Support Compliance Certification and Vulnerability Assessments as required.

  • Support the evaluation, qualification, testing and delivery of security architecture improvement, obsolescence replacement and vulnerability response projects.


  • BS/BA (or equivalent) degree in Computer Science, IT Security or related field, and minimum 6 years related experience.

  • Five or more years of experience in security/network engineering fields (Firewalls, Routers, Switches, VPN).

  • Experience as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or more of the network security domains (Firewalls, Routers, Switches, VPN, IDSs, and Virus Scanning).

  • Experience with of system logs and log analysis.

  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems (OS).

  • Experience mentoring and coaching junior engineers.

  • Experience with written and oral communications.


  • Experience serving Government customers in a security environment a plus.

  • Experience in Cyber Defense technologies.

  • Understanding of system vulnerabilities and exploitation.

  • Ability to prioritize and document tasks.

  • Ability to think outside the box and make informed decisions in an operational environment.

  • Strong project engineering experience in security-related environments.

  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to assist and lead other teammates, and work well with multi-discipline teams

  • Self-motivated individual, able to work well independently as well as within an inter-disciplinary engineering team.

Preferred Additional Certifications:

  • Comp TIA Security+, or higher, certification.

  • CCNA, or higher certification.

Security Clearance:

Must be able to obtain and Maintain an FAA Public Trust

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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, vetera n status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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ExpertiseIS, Engineering

LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne