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Systems Engineer

Grand Prairie, Texas Contract Job ID: 2110128170
Estimated Duration: 21 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Systems Engineer in Grand Prairie, TX.*


  • Provides System Security Engineering (SSE) design support
  • Possesses expertise in the integration and implementation in all aspects of Information Assurance supporting development of embedded security solutions for the Department of Defense.
  • Executes assessments and implementation mitigations against system security threats/risks throughout the DoD System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Decomposes, allocates and validate System Security controls from NIST SP 800-53 and integrating system security requirements definition and analysis into the System Development Lifecycle
  • Establishes system security designs
  • Implements embedded security designs in hardware, software, and systems
  • Verifies and validates security requirements
  • Performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities.
Mandatory Skills:
  • Embedded systems security domain experience in development of DoD weapon systems is essential.
  • Experience understanding and implementing the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) against a system is essential.
Desired Skills:
  • Meet DoD 8570/8140 approved baseline certification for IAT/M Level II (I.E., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, etc.).
  • Domain experience in areas such as hardware design, software design, penetration testing, encryption, etc.
  • Tools experience with Software Assurance tools such as; HP Fortify, Coverity, Klocwork, etc.
  • Moderate level of understanding security architectures, data protection (At rest, At movement, etc. Development of and designing a security solution for a DoD weapon system is a plus).
  • Familiarity with Cyber Threat Modeling against embedded security solutions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain security artifacts to be used in the verification and validation of a system security design is a plus.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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