• Cyber Security SME

    Location US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Top Secret/SCI
    Employee Type
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.


    Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 


    Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


    In this position the successful candidate will be an active member of the Integration and Engineering team for Range and Network Division Systems Engineering and Integration Contract (RN SE&I). The program spans four hubs of activities, El Segundo, CA., Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA., Colorado Springs, CO., and Patrick Air Force Base, FL. The candidate will collaborate directly with the prime contractor, management, engineers and government customers. The candidate will apply systems engineering principles to ensure mission success and provide confidence in its achievement. RN, and its support organizations, develop and sustain three diverse, independent programs, the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN), the Launch and Test Range System (LTRS), and the Space Training Acquisition Office (STAO) each with distinct, independent baselines, stakeholders, system functions, personnel, and sustainment and development contractors. This Cyber position will provide architectural and systems engineering knowledge and skills to support the acquisition and sustainability of assets that support our nations access to space and our space superiority. This program strives to enable the innovative and effective use of existing and new range surveillance, weather, tracking, telemetry, and commanding instrumentation, latest cloud and communications network technologies, and training tools for space operations. Join our Team! We are hiring three Cyber Security professionals to join the SMC Range and Networks (RN) SE&I Team. One of these positions could be located in El Segundo, CA. General requirements: Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of IT products (hardware and software) and overall segment and system function. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials. Specific requirements: Perform cybersecurity requirements and activities for SMC/RN—includes cyber activities for the LTRS, AFSCN, and STAO programs. Tasks include transitioning documents from DIACAP to RMF formats; identifying cyber requirements and vulnerabilities on projects; performing cyber tasks on special studies; supporting Kaizens; and supporting Government cyber activities, as required. Some travel required.


    Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D. One of the following workforce certifications: Security+/Network+/CAP or CISCO CCNA Security Cert is required. Top Secret / SCI Clearance required Excellent communications skills and experience interacting with Government customers. Prior experience with the LTRS, AFSCN, and/or STAO programs is desired. Navy Validation Program Experience desired. CISSP desired. Ability to work in accordance with DoDI 8500 series and application of eMASS for RMF is required. Some travel may be required in this role.


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