Cybersecurity Engineer [2021-150]


This is an exciting opportunity to support the United States Space Force (USSF). The Air Force (AF) Program Executive Office for Space (AFPEO/SP) at the Space Systems Command (SSC) has the collective AF mission responsibility for the development, deployment, maintenance and sustainment of AF space systems providing early missile warning capability; environmental sensing; precision navigation, guidance and timing; nuclear event detection; space launch capability; national and military satellite communications capabilities; launch range and network systems; advanced systems; and technology development programs. This position ensures that the information security requirements necessary to protect the core mission and business process are adequately addressed in all aspects of the enterprise architecture, to include reference documentation and system architectures. Functions as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on each system architecture and design. Review technical documentation in support of analysis, system design, development testing, and deployment of security systems. Provide information assurance assessment and recommendations concerning safeguarding of IS through risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, and compliance with NIST SP 800.53. Interact with military, Government civilians, and contractor staff at all levels to support the A&A efforts of each mission/system. Provide input on assigned enclaves as relates to how proposed modifications, additions, and technology upgrades would impact the overall security posture of the system.



• Ensure that Cybersecurity requirements are effectively integrated into Information Systems and components through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration

• Employ best practices when implementing security controls within an Information System

• Provide assessment and technical inputs to any system changes for all associated system enclaves

• Experience with DoD RMF functions and Processes and/or DISA IASE

• IAT or IAM Level 2 Certification per DoD 8570.01M


• Experience with Xacta

• Experience with FISMA, eMASS and/or ITIPS

• Bachelor’s degree

• TS/SCI clearance (Secret only for Peterson Field)

High School diploma with 6+ years of experience including 3+ years of experience in performing IAT level II or IAM level II functions An Associates degree can be substituted for 2 years of experience and a bachelor’s degree may be substituted for 6 years of experience

0-6+ years depending on education

Buckley AFB, CO & Peterson AFB, CO

Top Secret/SCI Secret (Peterson Field)


In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $70,000 - $88,000. Please note, salary is based on education, experience, and responsibilities.

U.S. Citizenship Required. An Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Please visit Equal Employment Opportunity link below for further information.
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