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Cybersecurity Engineer III

Chenega MIOS
Vandenberg AFB, California
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Dec 3, 2023

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Cybersecurity Engineer III

This position is located at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.

Compensation for this position includes an annual salary of $120,000 to $150,000 plus competitive benefits.

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!

Our Strength Is Our People

We believe taking care of our employees will deliver the best support to our customers and our community. Our success is attributable to our employees. We recruit and retain civic-minded people who fit our family-oriented small business culture.

Valued people deliver the highest level of professionalism and support to our customers. We provide our employees with a positive work environment and social activities that reinforce teamwork.

Venturi, LLC, a Chenega company, has an excellent opportunity for a Cybersecurity Engineer III . Venturi is a subcontractor to a company that operates, maintains, and sustains mission-critical systems to provide safe and effective launch, testing, and tracking of Department of Defense, civil, commercial, and international space lift vehicles. We support ballistic missile, guided weapon, and aeronautical tests and evaluations as well as support space situational awareness operations and experiments to defend the United States to ensure our nation's safety. Our employees serve at the forefront of global defense and space operations. We offer our team of experienced, professional employees an environment of challenging, stimulating, and personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities.

This position may be eligible for partial telecommuting after completing the initial training period.


As a Cybersecurity Engineer III , you will:
  • Provide Cybersecurity (CS) engineering in support of the Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) across the enterprise
  • Plan, organize, prioritize, and work on multiple projects and initiatives to achieve target dates and goals
  • Support DoD Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities in accordance with the RMF process
  • Develop, modify, and review A&A documentation
  • Analyze the architectures of IT systems for compliance with DoD policies and project requirements, develop and execute security test plans, and use security tools, such as ACAS, SCAP, and execution of STIGs
  • Assess the CS risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
  • Organize, develop, and present briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular, and/or graphic elements
  • Provide CS Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support to project teams
  • Support proposals by developing estimates for Cybersecurity schedules and labor (internal and externally funded)
  • Determine the security posture and CS authorization readiness of systems and architectures.
  • Support engineering design teams by assessing network and system security design features and making recommendations concerning overall security accreditation readiness and compliance using CS guidance, project requirements, and best practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM-related field required
  • Master's degree in a STEM-related field preferred
  • 5+ years of Cybersecurity engineering-related experience
  • Experience leading a team and providing technical direction
  • DoD 8570 IASAE II (CASP CE, CISSP (or Associate), or CSSLP), or be able to obtain within 180 days of the start date
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • Interim Secret clearance is required with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Software and application security evaluation skills using automated software evaluation tools
  • Network and/or System Administration technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Linux/Unix operating systems, Cisco products, VMWare/virtualization; and Cross Domain Solutions/Guards
  • Ability to prepare and execute detailed computer system analysis, including interim and final reports and presentation of analysis data
  • Ability to research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and apply them under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems
  • Ability to conduct Information Systems vulnerability assessment, risk mitigation, and Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) development and tracking, understanding, and application of mitigation strategies
  • Strong understanding of DIACAP, RMF, ACAS, and Vulnerability Management.
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral, to interact with team members and customers
  • Ability to travel 20%
  • Ability to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements

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.

Learn more about Chenega's impact on the world.

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Estimated Salary/Wage

USD $120,000.00/Yr. Up to USD $150,000.00/Yr.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program


Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides innovative solutions for federal, DOD, and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, Chenega MIOS is a shared services division of Chenega Corporation. As an Alaska Native Corporation, 100% of our profits benefit our Native shareholders through preservation of culture and heritage or being reinvested in the business, truly making Chenega a “Corporation with a higher cause.” 

Chenega MIOS provides standard business services to its 20+ wholly-owned companies of Chenega Corporation and assists in managing contracts with a net value of over $600 million. Together, the companies aligned under the MIOS SBU offer a diverse range of capabilities that strengthen our capacity for shared knowledge and mission-focused service to our customers. These capabilities include but are not limited to information technology, systems engineering, records management, and staff services. 

As a 2020 Top Workplace, we are proud to be a Washington Post featured employer and are always looking for dedicated professionals in the DC Metro region. Still, our footprint reaches across the globe with work in 39 states, DC, Guam, and 11 different countries. Please find our DC Metro area positions below, and for more information on Chenega MIOS, our capabilities, and employment opportunities, please visit

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