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Mercury Systems System Security Engineer in West Lafayette, Indiana

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be a lead system security engineer working with and leading cross functional engineering teams to design secure hardware and software solutions to meet customer requirements. Work directly with Mercury's customers in a lead technical role to shape requirements to meet customer needs. Oversees the architecture and solution development to include technical planning, verification and validation of systems components. Performs total systems analyses to evaluate alternatives, assess costs and risks, and supportability. Ensures that systems are built, coded, tested and implemented according to systems specifications.

You are responsible for

  • Builds technical relationships with customers and provides insight into improvement and unique value add.

  • Establishes relationships with critical leaders in the industry.

  • Generates major account technical proposals for both custom and standard products.

  • Identifies and understands the customer's technical requirements and recommends Mercury product solutions.

  • Manages the analysis of technical features of competitive architectures or solutions.

  • Performs system performance analysis and identifies potential implementation risks.

  • Provides technical evaluations on how to most effectively map target market applications to Mercury's current and future products.

  • Consults with customers on technical issues and technical presentations

  • Serve as the main technical contact for customer projects

  • Understand the main concepts and applications associated with specific, specialized company product design

  • Responsible for providing an accurate assessment of the scope of work for projects and accurate assessments of progress

  • Understands and addresses cost, schedule and performance impact and provides trade-offs for programs decisions

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.

  • Minimum 10 years working experience as a Systems Engineer identifying critical needs decomposed to system and subsystem features

  • Experience executing Systems Engineering principles and mapping requirements to design implementations

  • Direct experience validating, verifying, and deploying security hardened systems and sub-components

  • Experience decomposing customer specifications and requirements to system engineering and architecture processes; Experience analyzing system performance and identification of risks

  • Hands on experience developing inputs (Feature, stories) for Agile development execution

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) principles and tools is a plus

  • Secret Clearance or ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.

  • Travel to customer and Mercury sites of 25%-50% will be required.

Why should you join Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible to the aerospace and defense industries. Optimized for customer and mission success, our innovative solutions power more than 300 critical aerospace and defense programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., and with manufacturing and design facilities around the world, Mercury specializes in engineering, adapting and manufacturing new solutions purpose-built to meet the industry's current and emerging high-tech needs. Our employees are committed to Innovation that Matters®.

Our Culture

We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.

To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs

Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the number below.

(978) 256-1300

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