|December 11, 2023
|Lake Lorraine, FL
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 Cyber Space Test Squadron and the United States Space Force (USSF) group.
The Cybersecurity Test Team conducts security analysis and assessments on Air Force systems to better understand cybersecurity vulnerabilities, characterize security risks, and make recommendations on corrective actions. Position responsibilities can span from security control compliance, project management, and technical compliance testing to depending on skillset.
LOCATION: Eglin AFB, FL
JOB STATUS: Full Time
TRAVEL: 35% CONUS / OCONUS TDYs
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
Master’s degree, 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, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance. (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
Possess knowledge in planning and conducting cyber testing
Have an understanding of the DoD Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation Guidebook (six phases)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in cybersecurity testing and/or leading cyber test events
Proficient in Windows and Linux Operating System
Understanding of network security/engineering
Knowledge of common wired and wireless network protocol structures
Experience working in DevSecOps environment
Experience assessing cloud-based enterprise(s)
Analytical 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
Agent to the Security Control Assessor for multiple Authorizing Officials (AOs)
Execute independent Security Control Validation for Air Force Systems
Conduct independent compliance assessments, data collection, test automation, and reporting
Utilizing cyber test tools and developing strategies for cybersecurity testing in DoD, Air Force and Space Force systems
Perform system security analysis on systems and/or software to understand and identify cyber vulnerabilities
Execute hands-on testing which include significant technical skills with multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix, Red Hat, Cisco, IOS (network)) as well as software/databases (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL)
Provide technical guidance and cybersecurity expertise to test teams and the customer
Document and communicate test results effectively to technical and non-technical user groups in both written and oral formats
Test events are typically 1-2 weeks in length, with personnel currently spending 2-3 days in the office and 2-3 days per week teleworking, when not testing (travel up to 15-20 weeks per year, potentially to worldwide sites)
What We Offer
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!
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