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Cyber Security Engineer 

Location: Aurora, CO  
Required Clearance: Top Secret/SCI  
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 organizations.  
  • 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:  

  • Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government clients.  
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills.  
  • Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time.  
  • 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.  
  • Understanding of security design concepts 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:  
  • Security Certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01 IAT-II for a Linux environment (e.g., Security+ CE and Linux OS Certification).  

Desired Skills:  

  • Experience with Agile, Scrum, HW and SW life-cycle management, & engineering change proposal processes.  

Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documented skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:  

  • Linux system administration.  
  • Windows system administration.  
  • Network component administration.  
  • VMware administration.  
  • COTS and FOSS patch management/deployment experience.  
  • Experience with highly ‘matrixed’ organizations.  
  • Ability to establish tasks and objectives with Lead Engineers and ensure the entire team understands and can work towards the vision and objectives.  
  • Security Certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01 IAT-III (e.g., CISSP).  

Education Requirements:  

B.A./B.S. degree – and 2+ years of related experience. Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) preferred.  

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