Cyber Security Engineer

at Butler Aerospace and Defense
Published November 21, 2022
Location Camden, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  


Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Camden, NJ 08103

Job ID #65399

9 months

This position has technical responsibility for cybersecurity of projects from conception to delivery and maintenance for computer based applications used primarily in United States Military applications.

Major functions:Duties and Responsibilities
* Serve as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) for project teams
* Work with customers, management, and project teams to gather, comprehend, and clearly articulate security-related requirements, success criteria, and metrics
* Develop DOD security authorization package documentation including Platform IT (PIT) Designation requests, PIT Risk Acceptance (PRA), and Authority to Operate (ATO) under RMF for DOD projects
* Develop supporting documentation including System Security Plans (SSP), POA&Ms, Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS) reports, and artifact collections such as scan reports and checklists
* Review and assess compliance of development projects against RMF security controls, assessing and documenting applicability/non-applicability, how the controls have been implemented, and risk mitigations
* Use automated scanning tools (i.e., Nessus and DISA SCC tool) and perform manual checks to assess security baseline of developed projects against relevant DISA STIGs and SRGs
* Configure and apply antivirus tools to developed systems as required
* Work with development teams to assess and remediate vulnerability findings when possible by applying patches and configuration settings
* Document open vulnerabilities (STIGs and patches) with justifications and/or remediation recommendations and create, track, and report POA&Ms to resolution
* Serve as liaison between project teams and partner, customer, and DOD security personnel to clarify security requirements, report progress, and resolve issues
* Estimate and plan work efforts, evaluate risks, and develop and report key metrics for reporting to management
* Monitor, evaluate, and continuously improve project teams' security efforts by being a trusted advisor, facilitator, and problem solver
* Rigorously document work procedures and train others to perform tasks as required
* Share best practices and identify opportunities to implement improvements to company engineering organization cybersecurity-related work instructions and project team procedures
* Continuously monitor developments in DOD cybersecurity policies and procedures

Technical/Functional skills:
Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:Education and Experience
* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, or Cybersecurity
* 4 or more years of experience in cybersecurity related work
* Prior experience with vulnerability scanning and antivirus tools including Tenable Nessus, STIG viewer (and STIGs), DISA SCC tool and benchmarks, and McAfee
* Prior hands-on experience imaging, installing, patching, and configuring physical and virtual Windows and Linux operating systems and network devices
* Knowledge of DOD/DON cybersecurity compliance processes including DoD 8500.01, DODI 8510.01 / RMF Framework and controls, OPNAVINST 5239.1D, and DISA STIGs / SRGs
* Prior experience developing DOD/DON compliance documentation including PIT Designation, PRA, System Security Plans (SSP), and POA&Ms

Skills, Knowledge and Conditions
* Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office package (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio). Working knowledge of project management systems and AutoCAD Electrical.
* Works well individually or in a group setting
* Effectively works well with other employees
* Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
* Willingness to travel (15%)
* Must be able to obtain a security clearance, if required

Benefits provided: 6 paid holidays, 401K, medical, dental, and vision, sick time as applicable to state law
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 and inclusion for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment decisions are made 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.

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