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Cryptographic Security Engineer

Sabre Systems, Inc. Aberdeen Proving Ground Full-Time
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Sabre is currently hiring a Cryptographic Security Engineer to support our customer in Aberdeen, MD.  The selected candidate must be interested in working in a challenging, hands-on, development environment supporting the Department of Defense and other specialized customers. 

As a member of a diverse engineering team, the selected candidate works closely with application development, networking, and cyber security groups to ensure that new and existing technical solutions are tested and implemented in a manner to ensure that network access and security are maintained against current and emerging threats.  The Cryptographic Subject Matter Expert (SME) will ensure that cryptographic modernization products meets Army and DoD needs. 

The Cryptographic Security Engineer will:

  • Provide specific security expertise to engineering teams, including security testing, authentication methods, implementing encryption, logging, and secure data transfer
  • Review new or modified cryptographic plans and policies
  • Communicate and work with diverse teams

The Cryptographic Security Engineer will utilize their experience and working knowledge of the following to provide specific expertise:

  • Key Management Infrastructure (KMI)
  • Cryptographic procedures and methods
  • Integration of cryptographic software into cryptographic products
  • Some penetration and vulnerability assessment skills may be required
  • Some familiarity with Over the Air or Over the Network Re-keying
  • Cryptographic policies and planning procedures

A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineer, or a related field is required. An addition eight (8) years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Five (5) years of experience in operating and engineering cryptographic devices and distribution networks is required. The selected candidate must have a strong understanding and working knowledge of cryptographic methodologies.

The selected candidate must have an active DoD Secret Clearance or be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance.


Sabre Systems, Inc. is a quality driven, customer focused large business providing innovative solutions in the areas of Cyber, C4ISR, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and Enterprise Modernization to federal and civilian customers. Our mission is to ensure our customers have the technology, services, and expertise to overcome threats, maintain superiority, and quickly adapt to emerging obstacles. At Sabre, we're more than just a job - we're a team - and we care for and nurture our employees like family. If you want to be a part of creating and implementing enduring solutions that transform mission challenges into mission success – join Sabre!

Sabre provides an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, paid days off, tuition reimbursement, and a 401K plan.

We respect the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans brings not only to our company, but also to our customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor




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Founded in 1989, Sabre Systems, Inc. specializes in providing high-quality Information Technology, Software Development, Program Management, Engineering, Logistics, and Statistical Programs to government and commercial clients.

Sabre Systems, Inc. promotes a work environment that encourages both personal and professional growth and a culture where each individual employee is valued and respected.

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