Vencore Cyber Security Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


The candidate will collaborate directly with the prime contractor, management, engineers and government customer and stakeholders.

This Cyber position will utilize architectural and systems engineering knowledge and skills to support the development and continued operational use of assets that support our nations access to space and our space superiority. This position works to insure the authorization to operate such diverse ground systems such as surveillance, weather, tracking, telemetry, and commanding instrumentation, latest cloud and communications network technologies, virtualization, and software programs used tools for space operations.

Join our Team! We are hiring three Cyber Security professionals. One of these positions could be located in El Segundo, CA.

General requirements: Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle to assure availability of information and to maintain its confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance and system function of IT products (hardware and software). Ensures product documents, artifacts, and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.

Specific requirements: Tasks include transitioning documents from DIACAP to RMF formats, identifying cyber requirements and vulnerabilities on projects, performing cyber tasks on special studies, supporting process improvements, and supporting Government cyber activities, as required. As member of the Cyber team responsibilities will include inspecting ground system conformance and to maintain or develop documents allowing authorization to connect to other government secured systems.


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

One of the following workforce certifications: Security+/Network+/CAP or CISCO CCNA Security Cert is required.

Top Secret / SCI Clearance required.

Excellent communications skills and experience interacting with Government customers.

Navy Validation Program Experience desired.

CISSP desired.

Ability to work in accordance with DoDI 8500 series and application of eMASS for RMF is desired.

Some travel may be required in this role.

Job ID 2017-49036

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Engineering

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time