Cyber Security Engineer (ITEC)

in Aurora, CO

Job #:602082

Practice Area: Government

Date Posted: 09/24/2021

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Cyber Security Engineer
Location: Aurora, CO.
Required Clearance: Secret

U.S. Citizenship Mandatory: Due to our US federal government contract, candidates for this position are required to be a US Citizen and will be subject to a background investigation.

Job Description:
ITEC is looking for an individual to join the Cyber Security Engineering team for a Cyber Security position in Information Assurance supporting the development/maintenance of custom solutions and Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities in Aurora, CO

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supporting Security Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities.
  • Strong communications skill with program leadership and customer organizations.
  • Security compliance & vulnerability scanning/remediation across multiple platforms and networks.
  • Preparing for, supporting and/or leading Security Test & Evaluation activities for program sell-off of security related requirements.
  • Applying knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements.
  • Performing hands-on technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS & FOSS as well as custom-developed products.
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in cyber security to include practices, methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NIST 800-53 controls and/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives, and security mandates.
  • Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government clients.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills, including the ability to professional presentation skills to senior leadership and government customer audiences.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time and leading technical projects in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision.
  • Experience supporting Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities, including the collection of support documentation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred).
  • Experience/knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253.
  • Experience with Tenable Nessus and Security Center including administration and troubleshooting.
  • Hands on experience in Manual Hardening and System Compliance.
  • Strong understanding of security design and architecture with ability to develop solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work collaboratively across traditional engineering disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessment/remediation including the coordination or performance of patch/configuration deployments across multiple platforms.
  • Security Certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01 IAT-II for a Linux environment (e.g., Security+ CE and Linux OS Certification).
Since 1999, ITEC has maintained a strong and reputable presence in support of DoD and Intelligence community mission-critical programs.

We are proud of our amazing Company culture. At ITEC, we take excellent care of our employees with competitive salaries, an employee care program and a great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, and 401k.

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