Sr. Cyber Security Specialist

Wright Patterson Afb, Ohio
Sep 13, 2023
Oct 18, 2023
Full Time

Senior Cyber Security Specialist

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega Agile Real-Time Solutions (CARS) was created with the purpose of providing integrated enterprise IT support to Federal customers both CONUS and OCONUS. CARS employs Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with decades of experience working in the Federal marketplace.

CARS is excited to support Engineering, Professional, and Administrative Support Services (EPASS) by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). The company will provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) across five US work sites, including Wright-Patterson, Warner-Robins and Holloman Air Force Bases; Joint-Base Langley-Eustis, and at the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center in Heath, Ohio. The contract will support the program execution to develop, acquire, field, and modernize capabilities in addition to life cycle management of assigned programs, all part of the AFLCMC Portfolio.

The Senior Cyber Security Specialist will perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of cyber security at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.

  • Assist in ensuring the implementation of DoD, USAF, and MAJCOM policies and update local processes and procedures necessary to support day-to-day operations.
  • Assist in developing, modifying, reviewing, and coordinating IT Categorization Determination packages, Information Assurance Strategies (IASs), Information Assurance Plans (IAPs), PPPs, SSPs, Information Assurance Assessments, System Assessments, Interconnection Security Agreements (ISAs), Verification and Validation testing, Development and Design, requirements identification, Baseline Control selection, Applicability Assessments, Mitigation Strategies, Milestone Requirements Assessments, Configuration Management reviews, Continuous Monitoring, IA Liaison functions between the Developer, User Community, and Program Management, leading the IA Integrated Process Team (IAIPT).
  • Use standard or conventional approaches, methods, and techniques to assist in defining, planning, organizing, designing, developing, modifying, testing, and integrating database or data processing systems, computer hardware systems, and simulation models.
  • Assist with monitoring information system activities to ensure system integrity; establish reaction and maintenance control for the facility; and assist in performing system access or revocation tasks.
  • Report system security incidents, classified message incidents, vulnerabilities, and virus attacks IAW AFSSI 5021.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Master's degree in engineering and 10+ years of experience in a respective technical/ professional discipline OR
  • An American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)- accredited bachelor's degree, and 20+ years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline
  • Must have certification to IAM level II as defined in AFM 33-285 and DoD 8570.01
  • Shall have a working knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process; information system concepts and principles; control families; media; equipment; equipment configuration; and related software systems, processes, and procedures to assess and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources (e.g., hacking, disruption/denial of services, destructive programs/applications) and procedures and methods for protection of systems and applications.
  • Shall be DoD 8570 - IAM II compliant (No waivers).
  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Shall have a working knowledge of telecommunications concepts and principles, operating modes, systems, media, equipment, equipment configuration, and related software systems, processes, and procedures to assess and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources (e.g., espionage, disruption of services, destructive programs/applications) and procedures and methods for protection of systems and applications.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% to other government sites.
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, experience working in a home office setting, and the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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