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GMD SITR - Cyber Security Engineer

Linquest Corporation
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
LinQuest is seeking a mid-level, experienced GMD Cyber Security Engineer to join our team on successful award of the upcoming Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) System Integration, Test and Readiness (SITR) contract. Currently in the pre-solicitation phase, an award is anticipated in the September 2022 timeframe.

They will have the day-to-day responsibility for supervising elements of the multi-disciplinary team that supports the GMD Program Office, as Lead Systems Integrator, in all aspects of the GMD Cyber Security and Engineering program.

The successful candidate must have Cyber Engineering and/or technical experience with GMD programs and MDA. He/she must have a solid understanding of the Cyber Engineering Program/IDDE. The successful candidate must have the ability to lead teams to uncover and resolve issues associated with the GMD Cyber Engineering Program and have the ability to communicate effectively at middle management levels of the Customer, Warfighter, and Company to articulate the Cyber Engineering mission needs and requirements.

It is preferred that the successful candidate reside in the Colorado Springs, CO area. Relocation may be available.


Previous working experience with MDA in a Cyber Engineering technical role.
Solid knowledge and understanding of the overall GMD Weapon System.
The ability to supervise multi-disciplinary and multi-contractor teams to ensure the objectives of the Cyber Engineering Program are met.
The skills to identify interdependencies and plans for the Cyber Engineering Program.
Knowledge and understanding of large scale, complex weapon system Cyber Engineering approaches, processes and tools.
Experience with the operating policies and procedures for all management aspects of the GMD Cyber Engineering SITR responsibilities.
An understanding of MDA organization, programs, processes, priorities, and initiatives, and program management practices including budgets, schedules, and related performance standards.
Demonstrated success in being able to work across programs, organizations, and/or other stakeholders to achieve common goals.

Required Experience:

Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline
3-5 years of progressive Cyber Engineering or technical leadership experience
Former experience with GMD and/or missile defense systems Cyber Engineering
Ability to work independently, demonstrate strong initiative, and organize all tasking with minimal supervision
Strong task management skills, including experience managing teams/programs with special emphasis on meeting engineering challenges.
Ability to develop Cyber Engineering related requirements and associated strategies
Knowledge and experience working with the DoD's Cyber Engineering processes
Strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to interact with team members, external SMEs and consultants, the Warfighter Community, and cross-organizational stakeholders at the mid-levels of customer and internal leadership/management
Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for the position.

Preferred Experience

Master's degree in relevant discipline
7-10 years progressive Cyber Engineering management or technical leadership experience


Starting salary ranges from $100,000 to $170,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

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