Systems Security Engineer II

Sierra Nevada Corporation
Littleton, Colorado
Apr 02, 2024
Apr 10, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
If you are adept at IT, understanding systems, identifying, installing, operating, documenting, and maintaining technical security solutions, and enjoy collaborating with multiple teams? We may have the perfect role for you! As a Systems Security Engineer II, you will be using your skills and expertise to deploy, operate and maintain our secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, and tuning. You'll be responsible for the management of our IT security systems and applications, conducting risk and vulnerability assessments, and developing and implementing security controls. You'll work as part of a motivated team to provide best-in-breed security solutions to meet our demanding customer requirements.

The Systems Security Engineer is responsible for deploying, operating, documenting and maintaining secure IT systems. The SSE's primary focus will be the operations of a newly minted secure development environment as part of a large US Air Force program. The SSE closely collaborates with users, administrators, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure cybersecurity controls are effectively implemented, measured, monitored and documented throughout the entire system lifecycle. The SSE is a vital contributor within SNC's highly dynamic and fast-paced environment.

The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance), Aviation, and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it is a leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for innovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-end Command, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design, integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and complete logistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations - with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries. Learn more about IAS

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Security, Network Engineering, Information Technology, or related Engineering discipline and typically 3 years of relevant experience
  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Experience with boundary protection techniques and technologies
  • Experience in NIST 800-53 and Risk Management Framework (RMF) controls
  • An active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance is required

  • ISM CAP, CISSP, or CISM Certification
  • ISSE CAP, CISSP-ISSEP Certification
  • ISSO Security+, CISA, or CASP+ Certification
  • MCSE or Linux Security Certification
  • Experience with VMWare ESXi hypervisor administration and deployment
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server virtualized administration and deployment

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $91,154.71 - $125,337.72. SNC considers several factors when extending job offers, including but not limited to candidates' key skills, relevant work experience, and education/training/certifications.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more .

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.
Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.