Junior Cybersecurity Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a Junior Cybersecurity Engineer to join a diverse, highly-skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective intelligence, engineering, scientific, and IT solutions.

The Junior Cybersecurity Engineer will be a key member of a team performing Cybersecurity Systems Engineering along with key functions supporting the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process for tactical systems.

The candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate technical evaluations of the software application, system, or network and documenting the security posture, capabilities, and vulnerabilities against applicable NIST controls.

  • Documenting preliminary or residual security risks for system operation & manage and approve Authorization Packages.

  • Monitoring and evaluating a system's compliance with DoD security, resilience, and dependability requirements including performing validation steps, comparing actual results with expected results and analyze the differences to identify impact and risks at the software application, system, and network levels.

  • Work with team to provide solutions and to ensure continued functionality of systems within DoD RMF Framework

  • Additional duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree (engineering or another technical discipline) from an ABET accredited school with 1-5 years of applicable experience.

  • Familiarity with DoD STIG requirements, RMF, IAVMs and Cybersecurity assessment tools (ACAS, Nessus, SCC, STIG Viewer)

  • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, NIST security controls, and the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) is required.

  • 8570 IAT or IAM Level II Certification or higher (i.e. Security+ CE, SSCP, GSEC, CISSP, CISA, CASP, CISM, GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM)

  • Ability to travel. Travel will be no more than 25% per year.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama area.

Other Qualifications

  • eMASS Experience

  • Candidates should have strong communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment supporting a diverse customer base comprised of program managers, engineers, analysts, specialists, and technicians.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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