Cyber Security Specialist, Sr.

at Excel Personnel Services
Location Lompoc, CA
Date Posted April 28, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Do you want to be at the forefront of the United States' expansion into space? If so, submit your resume ASAP! We are currently recruiting for a Cyber Security Specialist, Sr. to join our client's world-class workforce. You would be part of a company that embraces challenges and provides personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities!

This position is located on Vandenberg Air Force Base/Lompoc, CA – a town surrounded by mountainous landscapes and known for its budding wine industry! This position is Full Time and Temp to Hire, with the hours from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Fridays. The pay rate for this position will be decided based upon your experience. If you are qualified and interested, submit your resume today!

**This position is located on the military base and so does require you to be able to gain base access. If chosen this position requires a background check and drug test**

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Cybersecurity (CS) support to the Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) across the Enterprise
  • Perform Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities in accordance with RMF process
  • Develop, modify, and review A&A documentation
  • Analyze the CS architecture of IT systems for compliance with DoD policies; develop and execute security test plans; and use security tools such as ACAS, SCAP, and execution of STIGs
  • Assess the CS risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
  • Organize, develop, and present briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements
  • Provide CS Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support to project teams
  • Determine the security posture and CS accreditation readiness of systems and architectures
  • Support engineering design teams by assessing network and system security design features and making recommendations concerning overall security accreditation readiness and compliance with IA/CS guidance and best practices
  • Other duties as assigned


· DoD 8570 IAT II or IAM II Certified (Security+CE or equivalent)

· The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends

· Ability to travel 20%

· Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret and/or Top Security Clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization

· Valid U.S. Driver’s License required

· Software and application security evaluation skills using automated software evaluation tools

· Network and/or System Administration technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Linux/Unix operating systems, Cisco products, VMWare/virtualization; and Cross Domain Solutions/Guards

· Ability to prepare and execute detailed computer system analysis, including interim and final reports and presentation of analysis data

· Ability to research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and apply under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems

· Ability to conduct Information Systems vulnerability assessment, risk mitigation, and Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) development and tracking; understanding and application of mitigation strategies

· Strong understanding of DIACAP, RMF, ACAS, and Vulnerability Management

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Five years or more of Cybersecurity related experience

· Strong technical skills

· Strong communication skills, written and oral, to interact with team members and customers

· Experience in a team environment

We as well as our client are equal opportunity employers, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

** Any offer of employment is contingent on receipt of a satisfactory background check, which will include a review of the applicant’s criminal history. No applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of a criminal offense. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for will be considered.**

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