Cybersecurity Test Engineer with Security Clearance

at Mount Indie, LLC
Published September 16, 2023
Location Shalimar, FL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description: The team is searching for cybersecurity professional's to support the 48th Cyber Space Test Squadron and the United States Space Force (USSF) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 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. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment, learning new technology areas, this is the team for you. The team provides opportunities to advance your cybersecurity career and experience through on-the-job training, hands on testing, self-paced learning, and program and project management by working directly with experienced team members with many years in the cybersecurity field and professional certifications like CISSP, CASP, and CEH. If you have a technical cyber-background and want to learn more about cybersecurity testing, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and cyber testing, this is the job for you. We are looking for professionals with a cyber-background, who have strength in the area of DoD security control validation. We are also seeking technical experience working with information technologies like Windows, Red Hat, Cisco, Databases, DISA STIGs, STIG Viewer, ACAS, and other cyber security assessment tools with one or more cyber certifications in one of the listed areas and are highly motivated to learn the others. Position responsibilities can span from security control compliance, project management, and technical compliance testing to depending on skillset. When executing test events, work hours can be extended and may vary. 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 requirements are typically 1 week per month but varies. This position provides cybersecurity support directly to the 48th Cyberspace Test Squadron at Eglin AFB, FL. This support includes the following: Essential Duties and Responsibilities •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. •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. •Conducting 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). Required Experience Required Experience: •One of the following combinations of education and experience: •BS Degree in a related field and 3-10 years of related technical experience •AS degree in a related field and 7-11 years of related technical experience •HSD/Equivalent and 11-15 years of related technical experience •Knowledge in the Cybersecurity Assess and Authorize (A&A) process to support DoD acquisition programs through the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process. •Significant knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating Systems. •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. •Travel up to 15-20 weeks per year, potentially to worldwide sites. •US Citizenship Required; Minimum of Active DoD SECRET clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret - (Single Scope Background Investigation). •Ability to obtain and maintain DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 certification (CASP, CISSP, etc.) within 6 months of hire and maintain throughout employment Preferred Skills and Qualifications: •Current and active Top Secret clearance highly desired. •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). •Experience using tools like eMASS, DISA STIG Viewer, DISA STIGs, ACAS, NESSUS, NMap. •Active IAT Level 3 certification (CASP, CISSP, etc.)