Principal Cyber Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Schriever Afb
United States

Sr Cyber Engineer
Colorado Springs, CO

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) planning, execution, and follow-on support for the C2BMC element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS)
  • Research, develop and recommend appropriate cybersecurity countermeasures for networks, systems, and/or applications to support mission assurance across defined key cyber terrain
  • Apply broad DCO technical, operational, and policy expertise in the development of defensive maturity concepts and identifies capability needs that support a robust Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover (PDRR) methodology for C2BMC
  • Provide comprehensive expertise in defensive cyberspace operations, research and analysis, as well as capability development with focus on addressing emerging threats

  • BA/BS in Engineering/Computer Science or a related technical discipline plus 8 years of experience of technical industry experience. Active IAT-Level 2 required

Technical Skill Required:
  • Ability to assist in the evaluation of effectiveness, suitability, survivability and interoperability of systems, relating to cybersecurity and provide key feedback to improve the cybersecurity posture of C2BMC systems
  • Ability to advise C2BMC Command Center (CCC) leadership to support the planning and execution of T&E events
  • Examine and analyze Cybersecurity architecture, engineering, functionality and interoperability of C2BMC systems
  • Collaborate with system engineers to ensure Cybersecurity is implemented early in the designing, planning, execution, analysis, and reporting of MDA Test and Evaluation events
  • Conduct internal and external systems security assessments and testing utilizing vulnerability scanning tools and penetration testing tools to identify security vulnerabilities in the system architecture
  • Analyze security findings/weaknesses and work with system engineers to develop a plan of action and milestones to remediate the findings and revalidate applied fixes
  • Ability to research and develop solutions to emerging cyber threats
  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity, network attack, computer network defense and exploitation concepts, practices, and tools for the administration of all DoD computer systems

Position is primarily Mon - Fri, however after hour and weekend support may be required to meet operational mission requirements

Desired Skills:
  • Python, PHP, Perl, or PowerShell scripting experience
  • Knowledge and proficiency in technical writing

This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 137741

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.