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Cross Domain Solution (CDS) Lead Engineer IRES - SAFB - (AER00018U) / AER000159 – SAFB - ERC

Engineering Research Schriever Air Force Base Full-Time
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This position is for a Cross Domain Solution (CDS) Lead Engineer, you will perform a multitude of CDS accreditation and software engineering tasks to support implementation of Cross Domain Solutions (CDS).

The CDS Engineer will:

  • Support CDS integration and Site Based Security Assessment (SBSA);

  • Develop and maintain test support tools, applications and data; coordinate Information Assurance (IA) and other accreditation documentation;

  • Help maintain software security; perform CDS risk analysis; ensure CDSs are functioning and operated consistent with the accreditation and policies; and become part of Jacobs Technology on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. 

  • Perform CDS Risk Analysis as part of the CDS accreditation requirements/activities. 

  • Develop data/message protocol transformation mechanisms/applications, enabling interoperability between multi-level data-sharing domains.

  • Perform software engineering and development duties to maintain the CDS test tools and software applications in accordance with accreditation and configuration control requirements. 

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma (or GED) with 16 years general experience

  • Associate's degree with 14 years of general experience or 

  • Bachelor's degree with 12 years of general experience

  • Must include 8 years directly related/specialized experience:


  • Must have an Active Current Secret Clearance.

  • Must have DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification (e.g., Security+, etc.). 

  • Must have the ability to comprehend and analyze system and data protocol specifications, translate requirements to support CDS integration tasks and perform data analysis and generation.

  • Must have the aptitude and ability to evaluate the functional operations and performance of the Cross Domain Solution technologies.

  • Must have the ability to travel internationally for short periods of time (normally one to two week periods at a time), approximately four to six trips annually. 

  • Must have experience with DoD software security and risk analysis tools. 

  • Must have Windows and NIX (Solaris, Linux) operating systems experience, 


  • Experience with U.S. military tactical and simulation message types, formats and protocols (e.g., Link-16, DIS, JREAP, etc.).




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