Cybersecurity Engineer - Test Manager

Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs / Peterson Space Force Base
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/24/2024 4:38 PM)
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Cybersecurity Engineer - Test Manager

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 an SE-4 Cybersecurity Engineer - Test Manager for the TMAS 2 96 CTG Task Order, supporting the 48 CTS / TGEC.


The Team is searching for a cybersecurity professional to support the 48th Cyber Space Test Squadron (48 CTS) at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.  This position will provide cybersecurity test planning, execution, and reporting for our penetration test team.  The 48th CTS conducts early system security analysis and cybersecurity assessments, reviews defined system security requirements, develops appropriate cyber test plans, and executes cyber test assessments supporting assigned systems ensuring they are developed, tested, deployed, operated, and maintained according to DoD acquisition and cybersecurity requirements and in accordance with system defined security test procedures outlined in the DoD Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation Guidebook.





TRAVEL:  25%




  • Technical Master’s Degree and a minimum of 10 years of applicable experience.
  • US Citizenship: Ability to obtain an interim DoD Secret clearance prior to start date and obtain a final DoD Top Secret (Single Scope Background Investigation) at the completion of the Government process.
  • Must have or be able to obtain DOD 8570 IAT Level 3 certification (CASP, CISSP, ISSEP, etc.) within 6 months of hire, and maintain certification throughout employment.
  • Cybersecurity and/or Test Management Experience.
  • 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
  • Travel up to 12 weeks per year.




  • Current and active DoD Secret clearance or an active DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Current DOD 8570 IAT Level 3 certification (CASP, CISSP, ISSEP, etc.)
  • Experience in IT System Administration
  • Experience with auditing information systems
  • Experience with Security Impact Analysis for Security Related Changes
  • Experience developing a System Security Plan (SSP)
  • Experience with Security Incident Handling
  • Experience with STIG compliance assessment
  • Experience with TEMP development
  • Experience with CVI, CVPA, ACD, and AA Testing
  • Knowledge of the Cybersecurity Assess and Authorize (A&A) process through the RMF process
  • Knowledge with physical, environmental, and personnel security
  • Knowledge of the mission and work environments of services activities to tailor security requirements to the needs of the activity and the requirements of DOD, USAF, and SAP security programs
  • Knowledge of security equipment and devices for planning and implementing protective methods and security procedures
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures associated with classified material and specialized management acquisition and logistics support processes and methods used within DOD, USAF, and other agencies
  • Knowledge of Special Access Program (SAP), Sensitive Compartmented information (SCI), collateral and unclassified directives and policies to provide authoritative interpretation and guidance to management officials and other security specialists for resolving issues involving conflicting security requirements
  • Knowledge of SAP and collateral information, industrial and personnel security disciplines and their interrelationships and applicability to supported activities
  • Understanding of network security/engineering
  • Other desirable certifications include but not limited to CE|H, OSCP, GPEN




  • Support development of cyber security test plans, cyber requirements/test definitions and MBCRAs.
  • Management, planning, and direction of CVI, ACD, CVPA, AA test teams.
  • Management of cyber programs that ensure systems are acquired, tested, operated, and maintained in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package and other DoD and Space Force regulations.
  • Attend required technical and security meetings, training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties.
  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the Information System.
  • Report all security-related incidents.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package.
  • Serve as member of multiple system security working groups.
  • Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system prior to the change.
  • Formally notify management when changes occur that might affect system security
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly.
  • Ensure all system security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Ensure audit records are collected, reviewed, and documented (to include any anomalies)
  • Travel up to 12 weeks per year.


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.



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