Cybersecurity Analyst III

at Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location Centennial, CO
Date Posted November 4, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Are you looking for an opportunity to use your IT skills in a variety of specialty areas? Come join us! As a Cybersecurity Analyst III, you will be responsible for cyber threat identification, evaluation, prioritization, and remediation activities under the direction of the Cyber Security Manager. You'll continuously review existing and proposed changes to SNC systems, networks, and software designs, and is responsible for analyzing logging and alerting data, identifying and escalating potential security events. The Cyber Security Analyst will partner with business users to support the integration of cybersecurity protections into business operations and will act as a key member of the incident response team.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team


  • Deploy, manage, and maintain enterprise Cybersecurity toolsets
  • Review proposed new systems, networks and software designs for potential security risks, recommending mitigations or countermeasures, and resolving integration issues
  • Provide a Cybersecurity partnership with the business to ensure proper implementation of protections toward current and future projects
  • Under direction and per procedures, perform required tasks and coordinate with IT and Incident Response team members to respond to security incidents
  • Coordinate architecture and engineering activities with other IT teams as well as internal organizations in an efficient and professional manner
  • Participate in market reviews and product evaluation of tools to enhance SNC’s security posture against existing and emerging threats
  • Create and Maintain Security Compliance documentation related to DFARS/NIST 800-171 standards: Security Plan, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Software/Hardware Inventory, Network diagrams, INFOSEC Policies and Procedures, Risk Assessment Report, Security Assessment Plan and Report; Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, and Configuration Management

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Network Engineering, Information Technology, or related Engineering discipline and typically 6 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience supporting, troubleshooting, and administering a variety of networks, OSs, and applications.
  • Strong knowledge and experience administering a variety of current Microsoft platforms.
  • Knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques
  • Familiarity with domain structures, user authentication, and digital signatures
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances


  • Ability to read and interpret security and technical documentation.
  • Proven track record of maintaining the confidentiality of high-sensitivity projects and data.
  • Ability to perform critical-incident response


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $101,774.67 - $139,940.19

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

In accordance with the Executive Order on ensuring adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, SNC is complying with the requirements that all employees and contractors be vaccinated. As a condition of employment with SNC, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid exemption under the law.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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