Cross Domain Solution Engineer AER000159

Colorado Springs, CO 80912

Posted: 02/12/2019 Employment Type: Temp to Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12087

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm is seeking a Cross Domain Solution Engineer  to join our team and work at our client site in Colorado Springs, CO.

Job Description:

As a CDS Engineer, you will perform a multitude of CDS accreditation and software engineering tasks to support implementation of Cross Domain Solutions (CDS). The CDS Engineer will:
  • Support CDS integration and Site Based Security Assessment (SBSA); develop and maintain test support tools, applications and data; coordinate Information Assurance (IA) and other accreditation documentation; help maintain software security; perform CDS risk analysis; ensure CDSs are functioning and operated consistent with the accreditation and policies
  • The accredited CDS components are essential to war games, flight/ground tests, exercises and real-world operations
  • The architectures can be distributed, involving multiple geographically diverse sites and systems
  • Develop and maintain Java software tools, scripts and extensible Markup Language (XML) files to implement and/or verify proper CDS configuration
  • Perform CDS Risk Analysis as part of the CDS accreditation requirements/activities
  • Develop data/message protocol transformation mechanisms/applications, enabling interoperability between multi-level data-sharing domains
  • Perform software engineering and development duties to maintain the CDS test tools and software applications in accordance with accreditation and configuration control requirements
  • Responsible for developing, tailoring and employing software tools to support rule set development, associated SBSA activities and CDS implementation requirements of a dynamic nature
  • Support the CDS-related Information Assurance (IA) tasks and accreditations
  • Support and mentor CDS customers with technical familiarization of the CDS configurations, functionality, capabilities and limitations

  • High School Diploma (or GED) with 16 years general experience or Associates degree with 14 years general experience or Bachelors degree with 12 years general experience
  • Must include 8 years related experience and 5 years in management or leadership roles
  • Must have a Current Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must hold DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III certification (e.g., CISSP )
  • Must have experience in Linux operating systems experience
  • Must have the ability to travel internationally for short periods of time
  • Aptitude and ability to evaluate the functional operations and performance of the Cross Domain Solutions is desired
  • Plan, initiate, prepare, coordinate and lead technical discussions with the CDS customers is desired
  • Experience with DoD software security, risk analysis tools and risk assessments is desired
  • Experience with U.S. military tactical and simulation message types, formats and protocols (e.g., Link-16, DIS, JREAP, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience implementing and supporting CDS Site Based Security Assessment
  • A solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts
  • Solid understanding of the principles of OSI model, routing, and sockets
  • Experience with UDP/TCP protocols and practical networking
  • Experience with test and evaluation practices, tools and applications is desired
  • Experience with shell scripting (bash, batch, powerShell etc.)
  • Experience with networking communication and protocols
  • Experience in configuration of network switch and router systems
  • Experience analyzing and troubleshooting network communication issues
  • Ability to multi-task and remain organized in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to trace issue through hardware, operating systems software, application programs, or network failures
  • Aptitude, ability and willingness to learn new programming languages and techniques quickly

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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