In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.The Cyber Operations and Resilience Department (CORD) provides technical support in researching and engineering cyber solutions for Aerospace internal and external customers in all segments of national security space systems. Support is provided across multiple functional areas to include ground network and space-based systems for multiple mission partners to include US Space Force, US Space Command, SMC Directorates, operational Space Wings and Civil Agencies. Be part of the solution.HERE IS WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO DO:Support test, study and improve mission resiliency for Space Mission Systems against advanced cyber threatsDevelop and test Defensive Cyber Operations tools and capabilitiesApply standard techniques and procedures to carry out a series of prescribed scientific and/or cyber security tasksParticipate in risk management activities to ensure cybersecurity risks are evaluated and mitigations applied in accordance with security directivesProactively support program management of multiple projects and facilitate in-depth working groups to identify credible threats, relevant vulnerabilities, and assess operational impactsAssist in development of mitigating courses of action and creation of comprehensive strategies to include system design modificationsClosely collaborate with Aerospace, Government, other Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), contractors, and mission partner representativesThis position is available as Senior Member of the Technical Staff or an Engineering SpecialistWhat you need to be successful:Required for Senior Member of the Technical StaffBachelor of Science or technical degree from an accredited UniversityAbility to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance issued by the US government. US Citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.Five or more years of cyber security/cyber operations experiencePossess strong written and oral communication skillsMust be energetic and self-motivatedMust work well in a distributed team environmentMust possess strong organizational, time management and project management skillsDemonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needDemonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and ObjectivityRequired for Engineering SpecialistBachelor of Science or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical area of studyAbility to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance issued by the US government. US Citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.Eight or more years of cyber security/cyber operations experienceTwo years or more of experience in supporting Air Force Space Command organizationsPossess strong written and oral communication skillsMust be energetic and self-motivatedMust work well in a distributed team environmentMust possess strong organizational, time management and project management skillsDemonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needDemonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and ObjectivityHow you can stand out:Active TS/SCI security clearanceAdvanced technical degree from an accredited UniversityCertified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification or equivalentFamiliarity with system administration concepts and techniques (e.g. building and provisioning bare metal servers and workstations, building virtual machines etc.)Three years or more of operational Space Operations experience (e.g. AFSCN, GPS, SBIRS etc.)Experience with space systems, including familiarity with space, ground and user segmentsDemonstrated proficiency with configuring VMWARE ESXi environmentsDemonstrated proficiency with Space system cryptos and network engineeringFamiliarity with cyberspace operations planning, war gaming and experimentsExperience network design and protocols, penetration testing and defensive cyber operationsProficient with one or more programming languages such as C/C++, Python, JavaFamiliarity with SIEM solutions such as SPLUNK and cloud applications experienceKnowledge of DoD cybersecurity policies, including Risk Management Framework (RMF)Grade-Based Pay Range(Min - Mid - Max)$67,573 - $117,940 - $168,307Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respectProfessional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursementVariable pay program for exceptional contributionsComprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire familyFlextime and virtual work options (if applicable)401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contributePaid holidays and paid time offFlexible spending accountsRelocation assistance (if applicable)We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at or by email at . 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