The KeyW Corporation Access Policy & Compliance Systems Engineer in Hanover, Maryland


DSS Access & Policy and Ingest Engineers are responsible for ensuring that IC data can be consistently marked, tagged, formatted, discovered and protected throughout its lifecycle in the IC-GovCloud. Members of our energetic team should be well versed in the following:

• Usage of smart data, entitlements, and elements enabling Attribute-Based Access Control

• Data Management systems enabling security controls and accesses (Vanguard, Gatekeeper, Registry, etc.)

• The services which comprise the IC-GovCloud and their capabilities to the community

• Elements of Data Management (protection, discovery, usage)

• Comfortable discussing, working with and inspecting structured and unstructured data to identify and outline features of potential value to the customer's mission

•Support the development and execution of processes to assist the community in their adoption of ICGC and the Data Centric Management Principles

• Support the IC in their needs for transferring, storing, retrieving, advertising and managing data in the cloud

• Support the deployment of NSA Enterprise technologies to help ease the transition the cloud environment

• Enhance the usability of the ICGC provided services

• Enhance the usability of the ICGC provided services

• Engineer and integrate solutions enabling simplified data sharing between IC agencies

• Assist with solution development to include creating/modifying architecture diagrams, creating detailed execution plans, writing white-papers and creating technical briefs

• Create and maintain integrated master schedules

• Document and communicate the impacts of decisions on the mission, architecture and on development.

• Regularly attend meetings (reviews, technical exchanges, brain storming sessions, etc..) on behalf of leadership and will be required to document meeting outcomes and impacts


Required Skills:

• B.S. in technical field and 8+ years of professional experience

• Experience with the attribute based access control model used to secure and share data in the ICGC

• Understanding of the NSA entitlement management process to include a background in legal, policy, oversight, and compliance activities

• Familiarity with tools such as Gatekeeper, Vanguard, and the Registry

• Understanding of public key infrastructure

• Experience with cloud data ingest including data formatting, transfer, storage, and discovery optimization

• Experience in editing functional descriptions, system specifications, user's manuals, special reports, CONOPS, white papers and other customer deliverables and documents

• Experience gathering, analyzing, and translating technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel

• Experience preparing and managing complex technical documents, reports, manuals and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences including senior leadership

• Understanding of NSA enterprise systems to include Content and Event Warehouses, GHOSTMACHINE and associated visualization and query tools

• Experience communicating technical content to non-technical personnel

• Demonstrable experience with systems engineering life-cycle process

• Proficient with word processing and presentation software (MS Word/MS PowerPoint)

• Proficient with data analysis tools (MS Excel)

• Experience with risk analysis and risk mitigation

• Experience with requirements generation and traceability

• Demonstrable experience assessing and documenting level of effort for large engineering and program tasks

• Must be comfortable working with senior government and military technical experts and leaders

• Experience working in a dynamic environment with cross-functional internal and external teams

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


This position requires a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

KeyW EEO Statement

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

ID 2018-18620

# of Openings 3

Posted Date Systems Engineering

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover