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Cyber Threat Assessment Engineer

Cyber Threat Assessment Engineer

Job ID # 2021-12280

Contract Opportunity

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Minimum Clearance: Secret Clearance

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 10 Years


What You’ll Do:

Apply computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles and utilize cyber tools in the assessment of cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities of embedded software, firmware, and hardware
Work closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system
Participate in all phases of the cyber software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and formal test
Develop and maintain cyber and software tools, scripts and eXtensible Markup Language (XML) files to implement and/or verify proper configurations
Perform cyber software engineering and assessment duties to ensure the software applications are maintained in accordance with all accreditation and configuration control requirements
Conduct cyber risk assessments and conduct risk management framework analysis in order to identify and mitigate potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities
Participate in peer reviews, identify, track and assess solutions to defects
Participate in design and integration troubleshooting/Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) and problem report/test incident resolution for production, development, test, or modification projects
Evaluate new Cyber and C4ISR technologies for potential use on GDLS products
Manage, develop, support and conduct trade studies/structured decisions for Cyber test design, environment, and tools, including system-level impacts to include balance of capability, cost, reliability, schedule improvement, and performance across a Cyber, C4ISR vehicle suite
Develop and evaluate checkpoint and design milestone artifacts and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs) and review to ensure technical accuracy and compliance with contract requirements
What You’ll Need:

Strong background in high level programming language such as C, C++ , C#, Java, or Ada, particularly in the area of embedded software
Minimum of 10 years related engineering experience preferred
Experience with operating system internals of Linux or VxWorks
Experience with reverse engineering and analysis of software, and experience with cybersecurity tools (i.e. Metasploit, Nessus, Nmap, Fortify, ACAS)
Low-level programming of device drivers in a Linux or VxWorks environment
Experience across the various life cycle phases including software systems architecture development, requirements definition and analysis, OO development, code and unit test, system integration and test
Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
Good ability to handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
Good ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Working knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
Red Hat enterprise Linux Intermediate experience. Familiarity with SELinux is a plus
Experience in interpreting higher level customer requirements and flowing them down to technology areas
Familiarity with various electrical line replaceable units and the development and troubleshooting on electronic hardware
Experience with embedded systems, automotive and military related
Experience with software and computer science principles
Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
Currently possess or has the ability to rapidly obtain a DoD Secret clearance or higher
US citizenship required
The flexibility to work non-duty hours or on weekends as needed by the project
Must satisfy Anthropometric Size Restrictions for access to military vehicles and be able to climb on vehicles and pass through hatches

*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferably in the area of Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university. ( Relevant cyber technical certificates will be considered)

What to Expect:

Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.
Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.


Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.




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Job Number: Job ID # 2021-12280
Job Location: Sterling Heights, MI
Rate: Open
Per Diem: No
Overtime: Possible
Input Date: 01/06/2021
Attention: Brentley Sisk
Address: 7500 S MEMORIAL PKWY STE 215-R
City, State: HUNTSVILLE, AL 35802
Phone: 256/880-0446
Fax Phone: 256/880-0936

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