Systems Security Engineer

Moog’s Santa Barbara Operations provides sub-systems and components for every mission critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems and now, through acquisitions and internal development, Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems (full turret from mechanical design to fire control electronics and software)
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution

We are looking for a Systems Security Engineer to integrate embedded systems products to perform assessments and provide design/architectural guidance with the goal of eliminating and/or mitigating cyber vulnerabilities. In addition, design and implement processes and procedures to pro-actively identify and mitigate potential cyber vulnerabilities for embedded systems throughout the product-lifecycle (concept to end-of-life), including risk identification and assessment. Also to identify opportunities to ensure the continuous robust secure operation of Moog products in the field


Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day:

  • Design, develop, implement, and monitor an auditable set of life cycle processes to assess, document, any/all cyber security requirements for software/embedded systems within Moog products
  • Vulnerability Analysis to identify and document potential cyber vulnerabilities including logic/coding flaws, inter-device communication weaknesses, and potential hidden or “backdoor” entry points
  • Gather and organize technical information from customer requirements/needs regarding cyber security including the products’ mission, goals and needs
  • Perform risk assessment and analysis of embedded systems/applications within Moog products from concept through product end-of-life
  • Identify current and emerging embedded system products technology issues, including security trends, vulnerabilities, and threats
  • Pro-actively identify, recommend, and implement new cyber security solutions and strategies to resolve/mitigate any cyber security issues and protect Moog’s embedded systems products

Here’s what you’ll need to bring with:

  • Demonstrated working experience/skill in critical thinking and real time problem solving
  • Minimum 5 years of experience developing secure embedded code within a structured system development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Coding skills/Environments: Linux, RTOS, C, C++, Java
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Coverity, HP Fortify, Veracode, Black Duck, etc.
  • Strong awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and
  • Experience with network security, networking technologies, and network monitoring tools
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP
  • Experience with device communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, 1553, CANBus, etc., is desirable
  • Industry Certification(s) desirable, i.e., Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Global Information Assurance Cert., Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Information Security Manager (CSSLP, CISSP, GICSP, GSEC, CEH or CISM)
  • Ability to access US export-controlled documentation

As a federal government contractor, vaccination against Covid-19 is mandated by Executive Order and is a condition of employment for all U.S. employees.

Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries. While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our enabling, pioneering culture. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our employees to collaborate to produce cutting edge technology.

At Moog we work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another. We believe in our people and it shows in everything we do. We’d like to invite you to become part of our continued success.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


Job ID : 221156

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