Cyber Security Engineer

Qualis   •  

Fairbanks, AK

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 85 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Functions

  • This role will support the Senior Information Assurance Engineer and Information System Security Manager to ensure issues affecting JPARC’s overall security are addressed.
  • Responsibilities include working alongside application developers, system administrators, vendors, etc. to validate and remediate identified vulnerabilities.
  • Work with the senior IA engineer to complete the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process for JPARC and other PACAF (Pacific Air Force) networks as required.

Education and Experience Qualifications

  • A Master's degree or Bachelor's degree with 3 years experience in Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field is required. Will accept substitution of experience for education with government approval.
  • Must possess at least four years of hands-on technical experience with a minimum of 2 years of experience in Information Assurance or hold a Master’s degree in this technical area.
  • Must possess a CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide timely status updates as managing multiple tasks.
  • Strong customer service, organizational skills, knowledge of applicable DoD/Government policies and procedures are required.
  • Demonstrated exceptional ability to troubleshoot complex systems required.
  • Must be an effective communicator and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • An excellent understanding of information security concepts, principles, and best practices are required.
  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills and the ability to communicate security and risk concepts to technical and non-technical audiences are required.
  • A high level of personal integrity and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters with proper judgment is required.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 20%.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Preferred Skills

  • Certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) are preferred.
  • Experience using ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment System) preferred.

Security Clearance

  • Must hold an active Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Top Secret Security Clearance.