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Sonalysts, Inc. Cybersecurity Engineer in Waterford, Connecticut

Are you tired of doing the same tasks each day? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy rolling up your sleeves and getting things done? Join our distinctive and unique employee-owned company to help us develop cutting edge technology for critical military space programs. Sonalysts is a trusted and secure 40+ year company with an unheard of record for on-time delivery and excellent credentials – currently experiencing incredible growth with our space programs division. We are known for our team and family culture and for our talented and dedicated people. Come join our team and see why we have one of the highest employee retention rates in the industry!

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Engineer with critical thinking skills capable of developing and implementing security controls for classified network systems. Candidates should have familiarity with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) systems and knowledge of Information Assurance policies and procedures. Knowledge of U.S. Air Force or Space Force related security procedures or systems is a plus.

What you will be doing:

  • Design, develop, and implement security controls to preserve confidentiality, integrity and availability of information systems

  • Integrate security configuration procedures and tools on Windows and Linux platforms

  • Evaluate requirements, select/implement security controls, create and/or review installation procedures, conduct verification and validation of test procedures and script changes, tailor and configure security controls for specific product use, tailor platform hardening, implement application software and/or Operating System vulnerability patches, draft overall security assessment plans, prepare test procedures, perform security tests, and perform security vulnerability assessments using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

  • Identify issues and recommend solutions for remediation to the software development team

  • Participate in certification and accreditation activities with various government authorities and certification agents to obtain and maintain official system Authorization to Operate (ATO)

  • Provide security control guidance to the customer that is in compliance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Completing security DOD and Information Assurance (IA) training as required

  • 20% travel to receive training and\or complete system installations at customer sites

    What’s in it for you:

  • Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, health and dental insurance, life and disability, company matching 401(k) plans, and a company stock retirement program

  • Tuition reimbursement with a culture that embraces learning and mentoring for technological and career advancement

  • Opportunity to challenge yourself (learn and grow) intellectually as technologies advance

  • Working on challenging and innovative projects

    Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, eligible for a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related technical field or 4 years’ of equivalent related experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience providing information assurance or cyber security development support for system development

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a desire to learn new systems and software\hardware tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Desired Qualifications/Experience:

  • Security+ or equivalent certification(s)

  • Experience in obtaining system Authorization to Operate (ATO)

  • Information Assurance (IA) certification

    *Obtaining a U.S. Government security clearance involves a comprehensive background check. Candidates are eligible for a clearance if they have demonstrated sound financial management (including good credit) over time, are free of criminal records, have limited foreign contacts or ties, and other factors indicative of a position of trust to protect information sensitive to the U.S. Government.

    Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.

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Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.

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Job LocationsUS-CT-Waterford

ID 2021-1311

Category Software/Systems Engineering

Type Regular Full-Time

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