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Axient Senior Cybersecurity Engineer in El Segundo, California

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Axient is looking for a Cybersecurity SME to support STS-3 (we are the Prime) in El Segundo, CA. Willprovide support to theCIO & Space Sensing office at SSCfor all directorate Mission Information Systems and provide Cybersecurity Analysis & Engineering support for the secure operations of enterprise networks, systems and critical mission data.

What you will do...

  • Develop, update, accomplish Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) entries and updates, coordinate and staff A&A packages in accordance with DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework

  • Maintain, prepare and distribute mission systems C&A schedules and package status reports

  • Register named mission systems in ITIPS formerly referred to as the Enterprise Information Technology Database Repository (EITDR) in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

  • Review enterprise mission systems certification policies, programs, procedures and reports for initial and follow-on system releases, including new and evolving cyber system requirements, and document findings with suggested changes

  • Administer enterprise mission systems information assurance telecoms and eMASS database updates

  • Conduct research and analysis to assess security posture and impact of new systems, devices, and programs mandated by AF/USSF/Air Force Network Operations Center/DoD/ Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Air Intelligence Agency (AIA)

  • Monitor and maintain the Vulnerability Management System by entering all closed Technical Compliance Network Orders into the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) database and closing out network scan findings as identified by DIA, AIA, DISA and INOSC West

  • Review security control implementation within the Test and Evaluation Management Plan (TEMP) and inputs for OT&E Plan in accordance with DoDI 8500.01 and DoDI 8510.01

  • Conduct and document Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) and physical security penetration tests on enterprise mission systems

  • Revalidate information assurance and cyber controls for accredited enterprise mission systems, and document findings with suggested changes

  • Assess, as required, Higher Headquarters directed changes in the A&A policy requirements for their impact on mission system security posture or Risk Management Framework authorized systems

Skills you will need...

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years of experience performing similar job duties for USSF or another related DoD organization.

  • CompTIA Security + or equivalent DOD 8570/8140 IAT/IAM level certification.

  • Experience working in eMASS.

Preferred Requirements

  • Familiarity with Risk Management Framework protocols.

  • Familiarity with USSF A&A procedures.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent (i.e. SANS GIAC).

  • Excellent and detail-oriented organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.

  • Advanced-level competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Clearance: Must have an active and transferrable DoD TS/SCI security clearance with current investigation at the required level. Must be able to maintain the required clearance

Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols




Applicants for positions which require a US government security clearance or access must meet eligibility requirements that most often include US citizenship.

This company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or are a disabled veteran, and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application as a result of your disability, you have the right to receive assistance by calling us directly at 256-650-6263 orclick here ( to reach us by email. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other federal, state, or locally protected class.

Axient LLC is a federal government contractor and must adhere to applicable safety and legal requirements, protocols, and compliance regulations as required by federal laws and governing agencies.

Job ID 2024-5718

Segment Axient SPACE

Category Cybersecurity | Information Security

# of Openings 1

Location : Location US-CA-El Segundo-730

Type Regular, Full-Time

Minimum Salary USD $180,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary USD $195,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Education Requirement Master's

Minimum Experience Requirement, Years 15 years

Clearance Requirement TS-SCI