Cybersecurity Engineer with Security Clearance

Recruiter
Dark Wolf Solutions
Location
Lompoc
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jun 2024
Closes
19 Jul 2024
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer who is interested in working in a fast–paced environment providing cybersecurity support for a cloud–native DevSecOps platform for a DoD customer. The successful candidate will support accreditation activities to attain Authority–to–Operate for cloud platforms and services, analyze security posture of services, secure and harden services, and monitor platforms and services for vulnerabilities and threats. Our Cybersecurity Engineers are asked to solve challenging problems for unique customers and have a direct impact on the direction of software products and solutions used by those customers. This position is set to be supported in a hybrid work environment off of Vandenberg, CA. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Developing, reviewing, and critiquing assessment and authorization (A&A) documentation in compliance with DoD Cybersecurity policy and agency guidance, including DoD, ICD, CNSS, and NIST special publications. Researching security standards/tools; reviewing or conducting system security and vulnerability assessments of cloud and on–prem environments in a fast–paced, demanding environment. Supporting development and implementation of innovative methods to achieve compliance with government and commercial cybersecurity frameworks. Researching and identifying best practices to harden and secure containers and Kubernetes clusters at scale. Ensuring platform and networks are compliant with DoD policies. Required Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree; or in lieu of degree, 3 years of equivalent industry experience 3+ years of relevant experience Deep knowledge and experience with FedRAMP or Impact Level assessments Familiar with commercial cloud providers and Kubernetes platforms Knowledgeable on zero trust architecture concepts such as Google BeyondCorp Extensive experience with NIST special publications, RMF and the various control families within Advanced writing skills: able to clearly articulate ideas for executive level consumption Advanced problem–solving skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to address new situations; especially during interactions with clients Advanced analytical skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to seamlessly incorporate new knowledge or information during client interactions US Citizenship and an active Secret security clearance Desired Qualifications: Previous experience with newer ATO strategies such as Fast Track or Continuous ATO Knowledge of Platform One Iron Bank secure registry of hardened containers Previous experience providing training in RMF or explaining cyber security concepts to others in a training like environment The following certifications are desired: CEH, Security +, CISSP, CISM The estimated salary range for this position is $150,000.00 – $165,00.00 commensurate on experience and technical skillset. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.