Expert Cybersecurity Engineer ESG

April 23, 2022
Denver, CO
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Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS) is seeking an Expert Cybersecurity Engineer (Level 6) for Seal Beach, CA, Cape Canaveral, Fl or Aurora, CO

This position is part of the Boeing Defense Systems Engineering ESG Program areas.  The successful candidates will be responsible for applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop, validate and verify life-cycle balanced information system security solutions.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide Leadership and direction to the Cyber team

  • Act as a Mentor for the new and junior members of the team

  • Have a technical understanding of Cyber requirements based on NIST 800.53, CNSSI 1253 and its overlays, ICD-503, and JSIG as a minimum

  • Have experience in the creation and execution of Cyber Security test procedures to verify and validate cyber requirements

  • Act as the primary Customer interface for all Cyber tasks

  • Conduct Briefings for weekly and monthly Program Management Reviews

  • Oversee and provide direction for the Cyber Technical baseline of tools not limited to NESSUS, RAPID7, NMAP, NIPPER along with system configuration and hardening guidance

  • Provide guidance and direction for integrating new tools to facilitate new technologies to the program areas like Static and Dynamic Code analysis tools and container scanning

  • Proposal support to include drafting Proposal/ROM/Task Order artifacts including BOEs, ROMs, with functions to the 4th level WBS

  • Coordinates with the government customers, program management, system administrators, network and software engineers, and test and validation engineers on security related activities, requirements, and deliverables.

  • Develops and maintains information system security documentation for program Assessment and Authorization activities.  

  • Identifies assets and assesses risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of the product assets in accordance with accepted industry, professional, and government standards to ensure security design integrity, availability, confidentiality, non-repudiation and contract compliance.

  • Evaluates remediation recommendations and develops a mitigation plan including cost estimates.

  • Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.

  • Evaluates customer/operational needs to define and coordinate system security requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.

  • Travel (50%) will be required for meetings with customers, internal meetings, etc.

This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active). An active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance and special program access is required pre-start.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical discipline and fifteen (15) years of cybersecurity experience; twenty (20) years of directly related experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.

  • Successful completion of a Tier 5 Investigation (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 6 years or have been enrolled in a Continuous Evaluation program such that periodic updates are no longer required.

  • Must have a Counter Intelligence Polygraph pre-start.

  • 10+ years of technical leadership required.

  • 10+ years of experience or knowledge of the Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG).

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III Certification.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with ACAS, Nessus and Rapid7.

  • Use of other tools like Nipper and Nmap.

Typical Education/ Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 20 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD +15 years' related work experience, Master+18 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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