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Cybersecurity M&S Analyst

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-6840 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Cyber Modeling and Simulation Analyst in Colorado Springs, Co. 

At MTSI, our more than 1,400 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future! 

MTSI’s core capabilities run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cybersecurity, space and homeland defense.

Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in our industry.  Eligible new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

For additional company information, please visit:  www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

The Cyber M&S Analyst position performs engineering duties to elicit stakeholder requirements and mission needs, define functional requirements, draft and review technical documents, participate in technical reviews, facilitate Cyber M&S initiatives, and support M&S EE in agency tiger teams and working groups.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA with 7+ years relevant experience
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience with both Computer Network Attack (CAN) and Computer Network Defense (CND)
  • Understanding of Cyber-attack “effects” on a DoD networks
  • Experience with modeling and simulating cyber attacks and with cyber exercises
  • Experience with computer security requirements, architectures, and risk management
  • Knowledge of Missile Defense mission area and Missile Defense System (MDS)
  • Ability to communicate complex cyber concepts and systems considerations to team members and leaders without cyber background
  • Ability to apply creative thinking, problem solving, analytical thinking, strategic thinking, and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Energetic, conscientious, collaborative, and self-starting

Desired Experience:

  • CISSP
  • Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) principles, concepts, and tools
  • Experience working with system-of-systems or family-of-systems, preferably in a DoD context
  • Knowledge of the use and analysis of M&S data for complex systems, preferably for the MDS
  • Knowledge of cryptographic techniques and attacks, attack trees, and kill chains
  • Understanding of network and data security standards
  • Understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Understanding of security policy compliance and audits
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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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