• Type: Contract
  • Job #2819

Title: Tempest Engineer
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

As part of our team, you'll get to work on a team of TEMPEST engineers and SMEs helping perform TEMPEST testing and provide TEMPEST engineering recommendations to help ensure the security of our nation's systems . You'll learn from our existing TEMPEST subject matter experts to grow your knowledge and skills, as well as share your TEMPEST expertise with others. You'll get to work onsite with the customer, integrated into their team to ensure mission success.
– 3+ years of experience with TEMPEST testing, design, or engineering
– TEMPEST certified technician (Certified TEMPEST Professional Level II)
– TS/SCI with FS Poly Required
Capabilities / Duties:

  • Set up Equipment under test (EUT) enclosure in accordance with Govt specs
  • Properly execute TEMPEST test methods and signal analysis
  • Record all test results and concerns
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve Emanation Security ( EMSEC ) vulnerabilities
  • Work with TEMPEST vendors
  • Perform Test set up ambient measurements
  • Capture and Analyze qualification test data and results and writing reports
  • Work with project teams to evaluate products with respect to NSITSSAM
  • Verify TESTEST test requirements by the CTTA
  • Attend TEM with crypto device user / customer, CSCM and vendor
  • Provide testing of certified cryptographic equipment to discover vulnerabilities in secure systems
  • Perform TEMPEST testing of COTS equipment to discover the extent of vulnerabilities for countermeasure purposes
  • Validate IASRD is applied consistently throughout the IC
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