IA Security Engineer

Aurora, CO 80011

Posted: 07/21/2019 Job Number: 106

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm is seeking an Information Assurance Security Engineer with a TS/SCI Clearance, to join our team at our client site in Aurora, CO.


Job Description: We are looking for a talented IA Security Engineer to join our client s team in Aurora, CO.

Position Responsibilities:

Planning, scheduling, and executing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities

Security compliance & vulnerability scanning/remediation across multiple platforms and networks

Preparing for, supporting and/or leading Security Test & Evaluation activities for program sell-off of security related requirements

Applying knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements

Performing hands-on technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS & FOSS as well as custom-developed products

Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as required

Clearance Requirement: Current TS/SCI (CI Poly required for Privileged Users)


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor degree and at least 4 years of demonstrated experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NIST &/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates

Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients.

Experience planning, scheduling, and executing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities, including the development of System Security Plans (SSP) and other supporting documentation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred)

Strong understanding of security design and architecture with ability to develop solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems

Experience using Tenable Nessus/Security Center/ ACAS preferred for security compliance/vulnerability assessment scanning but experience with similar products is acceptable

Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time and leading technical projects in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision

Ability to work in a team environment and work collaboratively across traditional engineering disciplines

Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessment/remediation including the coordination or performance of patch/configuration deployments across multiple platforms

Demonstrated leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent written & oral communication skills, including presentation skills

Security Certification in accordance to DoD 8570.01 IAT-II or higher (e.g. Security+ CE, SSCP, etc.; CISSP is preferable)

Active TS/SCI with CI Poly

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in systems engineering, life-cycle management, & engineering change proposal processes

Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in some of the following areas:

Linux system administration

Windows system administration

Network component administration

VMware administration

Operating system hardening

COTS and FOSS patch management/deployment experience

Experience with highly matrixed organizations

Ability to establish tasks and objectives with Lead Engineers and ensure the entire team understands and can work towards the vision and objectives

Previous experience in Verification, Validation and Accreditation

Experience in proactively analyzing and resolving problems relating to operational considerations, engineering drawings and associated hardware in relation to repair activities Education Requirements: B.S. degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)

Education Requirements:

B.S. degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)


Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone s global staff 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.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities




Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and 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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