QTEC Aerospace
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 105000-130000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

QTEC Aerospace is seeking a CYBER ENGINEER to join our team of professionals in Colorado Springs, CO. The successful candidate will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government in support of a Missile Defense System (MDS) with a mission of protecting the United States and our allies. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Summary

QTEC Aerospace is looking for highly capable and motivated individuals. The successful candidate will function as an integral member of a multi-contractor team providing program, engineering, and technical support to Missile Defense programs. The selected Engineer will be expected to communicate and work closely with Program Operational ISSOs in direct support of the Operational eMASS packages managed by the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) team. Additionally, the Engineer will need to work closely with System owners, Cyber peers, Program Office technical/management staff, and other Functional Areas to ensure the fielded system attains and maintains appropriate Authorization for Connection, Test, and Operational purposes.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Assist with Cyber Products analysis, Vulnerability mitigation, and POA&M Management to assist the team in the successful delivery of eMASS Packages and Ports Protocols, and Services (PPS) in accordance with contract schedules
  • Primary focus will rotate and blend technical documentation, surge support for authorization packages in eMASS, assessing vulnerabilities, engineering responses for system POA&Ms, proposal support, and conducting risk analysis for Risk Acceptance Requests (RARs)

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering related field or equivalent related experience with minimum of 4 years of related experience.
  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A strong working knowledge of Cyber capabilities such as patch management, multi-factor authentication, host-based security, intrusion detection, security event management, active/passive system scanning, and defense-in-depth
  • Requires security engineering skills with a working knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) technology, NIST standards, DoDI 8500.2, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) Security Controls
  • Must have experience in the Agile Development Lifecycle to include generating requirements, architecture design, configuring Cyber audit tools, conducting verification, and performing Cyber vulnerability, and Cyber configuration activities
  • Significant leadership experience and effective interpersonal skills are required with a demonstrated ability to support complex organizational relationships
  • Recent hands-on experience with Agile execution, tools, and methodologies is highly preferred
  • Excellent technical document preparation and verbal communication skills are required for presentation of technical Cyber issues and reports to the Government, Program Management, and other Functional Areas
  • Recent experience and familiarity with creating/updating Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages for RMF Authority to Operate (ATOs) is required
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prepare and brief presentations to the customer as needed
  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Application experience hardening Windows and Linux servers and workstations in accordance with GPOs, IAVMs, and STIGs is desired
  • Network design and software engineering backgrounds are a plus

Security Clearance

Candidates must currently have and be able to maintain a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance.

Salary Range

$105,000 - $130,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.


QTEC Aerospace offers a variety of benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Employees may choose among the offered benefits to design the best benefits package to suit their individual or family needs.


Colorado Springs, CO

It is the policy of QTEC, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, disability, veteran status or any protected statuses and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals within the company.

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