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Position: Cross Domain Solutions Design Engineer / Cyber

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Id: 1821-AS0003JY

# of Openings: 1

Cross Domain Solution / Cyber Planner

Cat-34, Cyber Security Officer

Shriever Air Force Base

Colorado Springs, CO

HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast- growing small business with over 500 employees located around the U.S.

HX5 is seeking Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) Design Engineer to join our team at Shriever Air Force Base.

Experience and Knowledge

This individual will be supporting the Missile Defense Agency on the IRES contract. The Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) Design Engineer will manage CDS project life cycles to include scope, schedule, milestones and deliverables that support collaboration with senior management stakeholders using established procedures. They will assess CDS future requirements for exercises and wargames. They will set and continually manage project expectations for team members and stakeholders, and identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team. S/He will manage and identify project dependencies and critical path, as well as develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.

This person will pro-actively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and devise contingency plans. They will document project lessons learned and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements. S/He will contribute to the development of project engineering and management best practices, along with tools to support effective and efficient project execution and management.

They will apply cybersecurity principals to provide realistic configuration management solutions designed to enhance MDA network security posture. Specific expertise will include, but not limited to utilizing DISA tools; Infrastructure Design and STIG compliance; and Systems Security and documentation development. Strong writing and project management skills are necessary to participate in engineering projects and produce documentation required for certification evaluation.

Education and Skills

-Bachelors of Science from an ABET-accredited engineering school in technical discipline

-12 years of technical engineering experience

-Aptitude and ability to evaluate the functional operations and performance of the Cross Domain Solutions

-Ability to plan, initiate, prepare, coordinate and lead technical discussions with the Cyber and CDS customers

-Experience with DoD software security, risk analysis tools and risk assessments

-Ability to comprehend and analyze system and data protocol specifications, translate requirements to support Cyber and CDS integration tasks and perform data analysis and generation

-Obtain a DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification (e.g., CISSP, Security+ CEH, etc.) within six months of hire

-Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers and staff

-Self-starter, strong personal initiative and highly capable of effectively balancing, multiple concurrent CDS activities

-Ability to communicate with engineers and technical staff regarding Cyber and CDS requirements, design, performance, network interfaces, architectures and assess potential limitations/issues

* Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation

* Must have an active current Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret DoD security clearance


-Top Secret DoD security clearance

-Cross Domain Accreditation experience with CISSP or CEH

-ITIL Certified

-Technical Degree and 5 years of CDS engineering experience

-Cybersecurity domain knowledge

-Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) domain knowledge with experience in at least one Combatant -Command

-Experience with Exception to National Disclosure Policy (ENDP) and Data owner Guidance (DOG) processes and procedures

If you submit your information for consideration, the position is currently available under the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) in Colorado Springs, CO. If selected, your employment would be with HX5, but you may be contacted by one of our teammates on the contract.

HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

Medical/dental/vision insurance

401(k) plan with company match

Paid holidays

Accrued Paid Time Off

HX5 is an Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: ********************* or call **************.

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