- 199944 - Cyber Systems Engineer 3
- Colorado Springs
- $73.05 to $88.43 DOE
- 6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking multiple Cyber Systems Engineer 3's for a contract opportunity in Colorado Springs, CO.
• Working as an individual contributor representing the Cyber domain within an integrated product team (IPT) to architect, implement, and execute Risk Management Framework (RMF) CyberSecurity, CyberResilience, and/or CyberSurvivability requirements of: satellite systems, communications links, and ground command & control (C2) systems.
• Analyzing System Security Engineering requirements in support of satisfying program protection requirements, working with systems engineers to decompose system-level security requirements across the segments and down to specific components, across disciplines Anti-Tamper, TEMPEST, Cybersecurity (RMF), and cryptographic component integration/development.
• As a cyber systems engineer, performing Attack Surface Analysis (ASA) and preparing Systems Security Plans (SSPs) documentation for complex space systems, including Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), Security Control Traceability Matrices (SCTM), and Security Assessment Reports.
• As a cyber systems engineer, Preparation and Execution of assessment procedures to verify conformance with Commercial, Federal Civilian agency, Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community, and/or Special Access Program, IA/Cyber security controls, and or survivability requirements, as required based on the specified customer/system requirements (or security controls).
• Leading the implementation and verification of specific security components by performing systems engineering, integration, and test (SEIT) activities for security-critical components, such as Cross Domain Solutions, cryptographic devices, and controlled interfaces. Integrating legacy, stove-piped space mission ground systems and coordinating their migration to modern, enterprise-scalable, cloud-like ground environments.
• Working in an Agile engineering environment, where the Cybersecurity Engineers may assist in triage of Static Code Analysis (SCA) tool findings (e.g. Fortify) and assist in prioritizing the findings as technical debt in the SwDLC backlog.
• Deploying security infrastructure and services for Mission Unique Software (MUS) in computing clouds and/or highly virtualized environments. Preparing Certification To Field (CTF) assessment procedures. Executing CTF test cases for observation by customer cybersecurity representatives.
• Performing system vulnerability scanning, remediation and patch management activities on Windows and RedHat Linux operating systems and various COTS/GOTS applications, including those within virtualized and/or cloud environments.
• Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and when needed, performing (or contributing to) software patch installation, other flaw remediation, antivirus updates, and continuous monitoring (ConMon) activities.
• Ensuring systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the system security authorization package.
Minimum BS degree in STEM field. (Four years Cybersecurity experience in the industry may substitute for degree.)
Minimum 3 years of IA/cybersecurity experience, preferably for USG customers.
Current DoD 8570 IASAE Level I certification (i.e., Security+, CISSP (or associate) or other).
Experience operating systems/networks to use, or hands-on experience operating, DISA Host Based Security System (HBSS) or Endpoint Security Suite (ESS) solutions.
Experience designing or operating systems/networks to use, or hands-on experience with industry platform hardening practices, such as DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation, as well as documentation of deviations and mitigations.
Experience designing or operating systems/networks to use, or scanning, remediating, mitigating, and reporting cybersecurity vulnerabilities discovered through use of audit reduction tools and/or the DISA Automated Security Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) tool or Tenable NESSUS.
Experience implementing the RMF process from system categorization through continuous monitoring.
Excellent technical document preparation skills (SSP, SCTM, RAR, ASA, SOPs, POAMs) and related artifacts as required to satisfy security controls across all families.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders ranging from technical staffers up to senior program managers.
BS degree in Electrical, Systems, or Aerospace Engineering.
5 years of IA/cybersecurity experience within the defense aerospace industry.
Current CISSP or equivalent IASAE level II certification.
Bachelor's Degree is required.
School must be accredited.
9/80 work week. Less than 20% travel (within CONUS and less than one week at a time)
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.