Cybersecurity Test Engineer – Mid-Level – TGEB

at Oasis
Published December 11, 2023
Location Hampton, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Cybersecurity Test Engineer - Mid-Level - TGEB

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.

Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Cybersecurity Test Engineer for the Cyber Test Group contract, supporting the Air Force Division's 48th Cybersecurity Test Squadron.

This position will coordinate and conduct cybersecurity assessment testing of the most advanced software and weapons applications. Additionally, you will work directly with the developmental test engineers as well as System Program Offices in efforts to help design/develop a consistent, reliable, and efficient test environment for advanced US Air Force and Space Force Command and Control (C2) systems.






Master’s degree in a technical field, or additional years of qualifying experience
A minimum of 3 years of work experience, or additional years’ experience for degree substitution
An active Secret security clearance is required for consideration. (U.S. Citizenship Required)
Must be able to obtain DOD 8570 IAT Level 3 certification (CASP, CISSP, etc.) within 6 months of hire, and maintain certification throughout employment
Knowledge in the Cybersecurity Assess and Authorize (A&A) process to support DOD acquisition programs through the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
Analytical skills and problem-solving skills
Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills
Excellent self-initiative and self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision
Ability to work effectively in small and large team settings to solve complex problems
Significant knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating Systems
Web-based application security concepts


Experience as a penetration tester and leading test events
Understanding of network security/engineering
Knowledge of common wired and wireless network protocol structures
Proficient in software development
Experience using interpreted languages (Python, Ruby, PHP, etc.)
Knowledge of compiled languages (C, C++, Assembly, Java, etc.)


Conduct system security analysis on systems and/or software to understand and identify vulnerabilities
Agent to the Security Control Assessor for multiple Authorizing Officials (AOs)
Conduct independent compliance assessments, data collection, test automation, and reporting
Develop test tools and strategies for cybersecurity testing in DOD
Perform system security analysis on systems and/or software to understand and identify vulnerabilities
Execute hands-on testing which include significant technical skills with multiple operating systems. (Windows, Linux, Unix, IOS (network)) as well as software/databases (SQL Server, Oracle)
Provide technical guidance and expertise to test teams
Document and communicate test results effectively to technical and non-technical user groups in written and oral formats

What We Offer

Competitive salaries
Continuing education assistance
Professional development allotment
Multiple healthcare benefits packages
401K with employer matching
Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule

Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.

We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.

Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!

Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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