Cyber Security Engineer

at Butler Aerospace & Defense
Location Richardson, TX
Date Posted December 1, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Cyber Security Engineer

Duration+ 12 Months (Possible Direct)

Location: Richardson, TX

Candidates must be US Citizens

  1. The candidate must possess a STEM degree and be compliant with DoD 8570.01-M. The candidate must possess a strong understanding of operating system, computer architecture, and security fundamentals
  2. Active clearance required....either active SECRET or active TOP SECRET are acceptable and MUST be in place on day 1
  3. All hours will be paid at the straight time rate
  4. Possible up to 10% domestic travel

Our client is seeking an experienced cyber security engineer knowledgeable in RMF and TYPE 1 certifications to support a diverse portfolio of research and development activities within our Mission Systems Engineering Organization.

Our client's cyber research team is focused on developing new and innovative security technologies for defense and military Command and Control (C2) and Command, Control and Communications (C3) systems architectures, in order to enable advanced capabilities of modern day and future weapons systems.

As a subject matter expert, the person in this role will serve as a principal investigator, leading diverse research teams and aligning technology development with customer needs and market opportunities.

Additional responsibilities include collaborating with business partners to facilitate successful technology transitions. The person hired for this job will be asked to guard some of the most sensitive data in the world along side other experienced cyber security engineers.

Everyday new threats and risks are faced and you can be part of incorporation of new methodologies and protections for our products.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead teams of hardware, software, and systems engineers to develop, integrate, and evaluate new cyber security technologies to be deployed within size, weight, and power-constrained mission-critical environments

Lead technical proposal preparation and the execution of government-sponsored science and technology research contracts

Contribute to strategic research roadmaps for the development and transition of new security technologies to embedded platforms as well as information services

Act as an expert technical advisor to engineering and business leadership in the area of cyber security


Must possess a STEM degree and be compliant with DoD 8570.01-M. Possess a strong understanding of operating system, computer architecture, and security fundamental, have at least five years of experience with the following:

JAFAN, DCID, RMF, NISPOM, NSA Type 1.  As well as, Vulnerability Analysis Assessment experience

US Citizenship required.

Must possess a Secret clearance


Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and competence without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.