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Senior Embedded Linux Security Lead

Berkeley, Missouri; Huntsville, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Annapolis Junction, Maryland; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Huntington Beach, California; Arlington, Virginia; Mesa, Arizona Job ID 00000384891 Category Engineering - Product Security Post Date Oct. 24, 2023
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Job Description

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The Boeing Linux team is responsible for creating the next generation of real time embedded operating systems to serve our military and civil aviation needs. Boeing Product Security Engineering is looking for a Senior Embedded Linux Security Lead (Level 4) to lead a team of software and cybersecurity professionals in developing a secure variant of the Yocto Linux operating system for use in Boeing platforms, and test environments, as well as open source applications across our industry. This position will guide the adoption of secure architectures and practices as the Operating System is designed, implemented, and operated. The Selected Engineer will be responsible to define the security functional requirements and the design assurance approach to the security objectives for the project. The SE will also have a pivotal role post-release by monitoring for relevant vulnerabilities and making frequent updates to our fleets.  

This position can sit out of Annapolis Junction, MD, Berkeley MO, Arlington TX, Charleston SC, Colorado Springs CO, Huntington Beach CA, Huntsville AL, Mesa AZ, Oklahoma City OK, or Philadelphia PA.

Position Responsibilities:

As an integral member of the team, you will be:

  • Active in identifying security practices and artifacts necessary for FAA and DoD Certification of this real-time embedded operating system

  • Active in designing architecture and solutions to address these threats

  • Engaged with customers to demonstrate our compliance with FAA and DoD security governance

  • Subject Matter Expert in Linux Kernel Security

  • Performing daily work in an AWS DevSecOps software factory

  • Performing vulnerability management of risks, threats, and vulnerabilities

This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.  This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret clearance Post Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, chemistry, physics, mathematics, or computer science

  • Experience Hardening a custom Operating System (preferably SELinux)
  • Experience with expertise in Compliance and certification of an operating system (for example ANSSI-BP-28 or NIST 800-153)

  • Experience developing software for real-time-embedded systems

  • Experience with security tools, for example software composition analysis/software bill of materials, or vulnerability scanning

  • Experience with security infrastructure, product and cybersecurity systems analysis, design, development, and testing

  • Experience with agile software development

Preferred Qualifications(Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Understanding of the cybersecurity standards and practices defined within DO-178C, NIST 800-171 and 800-53, or Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) domains

  • Experience with separation kernels, NEAT principle and semi-formal to fully-formal methods of proving isolation

  • Experience with DevSecOps principles and tools, for example, CI/CD, IaC, CaC, SaC, Gitlab, Terraform, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker

  • Experience working in a cloud environment

  • Experience with Real Time Embedded Operating Systems

  • Experience in the aerospace and defense industry

  • Training or Certifications including CISSP, CSSLP, Security +, Cloud +, Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS certifications, or equivalent

Typical Education/Experience: Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation: This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift Work Statement: This position is for 1st shift.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements. Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Summary pay range for Senior: $138,000 - $197,000

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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