Cyber Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO 80901

Posted: 03/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25408 Pay Range: $75/hr-$80/hr Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Cyber Engineer to join our Client's team.

This position fulfills a Cyber Engineering technical role in support of the Rotary Mission Systems (RMS) Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program. The selected candidate will primarily assist with patch management solution development using WSUS and/or Satellite. Additionally, the candidate will develop and test patches to fix Software, Hardware and Firmware vulnerabilities. The candidate will concentrate on vulnerability management including analysis and remediation of IAVMs, Cyber Tasking Orders (CTOs), Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs), Vendor Patches and STIG configurations. Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation and configuration of Linux and Windows from the OS up to the application level.
  • Documentation and verification of all installation and configuration steps for the labs
  • Develop test plans/procedures for software integration and unit test.
  • Work with software developers and/or vendors as needed to help diagnose and identify the root cause of problems found during system integration.
  • Submit problem reports for errors found per Agile processes and coordinate daily integration activities with other
  • Cross-Functional Product Teams (CFPTs).
  • Installing and unit testing Cyber Products (e.g., ESS, ACAS, BigFix, Endgame, KMS, etc.).
  • Providing redlines to engineers and feedback to Cyber Leadership will be required as part of this position responsibilities.
  • Documenting lessons learned, best security engineering practices, and industry standards will be required in daily tasks as well.

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing, integrating, and troubleshooting WSUS and/or RHEL Satellite is required.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience building WSUS/Satellite instances, integrating them into complex environments, troubleshooting development efforts, and deep understanding of how WSUS/Satellite can improve patch management in an air-gapped network.
  • Experience in either Windows administrator tasks related to Windows workstation platforms or RHEL administrator tasks related to a Unix/Linux server platform is required.
  • Working knowledge of Cybersecurity technologies, NIST standards, and RMF governance
  • Proven experience executing Security Hardening on diverse LINUX and Windows Operating Systems based on approved DISA STIGs and SRGs.
  • Requires experience implementing McAfee Application Change Control (MACC)
  • Solidcore Whitelisting and Endpoint Security for Windows (ENS) and Endpoint Security (ENSL)
  • Local firewall policies and procedures within an Mission eccentric environment.
  • Excellent technical document preparation skills and verbal communications are required for presentation of technical information assurance issues and reports to senior government and military officials.
  • Network design and software engineering backgrounds are a plus.


  • Familiarity with scripting Windows Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Experience with Ansible is highly desirable

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 7 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree. DoDI 8570 certification (e.g., Security+, CySA+, SSCP) and Final SECRET Security Clearance is Required.

Security Clearance Required: Secret

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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