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IT Cybersecurity Specialist

Company: METECS
Location: Houston
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

In this position, you will work with our team of engineers to support NASA as an expert in the adherence and implementation of cybersecurity standards, policies, and instructions. You will utilize operational knowledge of vulnerability management tools to plan, conduct, and evaluate computer risk assessments. You will work to ensure that IT systems meet all federally required security controls as outlined in NIST 800-53. You will create and update system security plans in support of overall IT security of a larger system. Applicant must have solid hardware/software integration and testing skills, good team communication skills, initiative and an aptitude for hands-on problem solving and troubleshooting.Required

  • 4 years of relevant cybersecurity work experience
  • Attention to detail with a focus on customer service
  • Ability to use sound judgement to generate and evaluate alternatives and make good recommendations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) with speciation or certification in cybersecurityAdditional optional experience would include:
    • Top secret clearance is highly desirable
    • Knowledge of security and privacy controls for federal information systems and organizations as outlined in NIST 800-53
    • Federal work experienceCitizenship or lawful permanent resident required due to federal position. About METECS - We are a small high-performance team providing advanced engineering, software and analysis solutions for human space flight and terrestrial applications. We develop and integrate software for NASA and other government and commercial customers utilizing a wide variety of custom, commercial, and open-source technologies. Our specialties include robotics controls & analysis software, spacecraft and commercial equipment dynamics simulations, immersive computer graphics, XR systems and web-based automation tools. Active and recent projects include algorithm development for NASA's Robonaut and Valkyrie robots, autonomous UAV control, RFID-Enabled Logistics Management for the International Space Station, the NASA Miniature Exercise Device (MED-2), spacecraft wireless Developmental Flight Instrumentation (DFI), the Orion Spacecraft Ascent Abort 2 mission, the NASA Exploration Systems Simulations (NExSyS), and NASA's Training Systems for the 21st Century initiative.Perks: Flex hours, casual dress, get to make history.METECS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. - provided by Dice

Keywords: METECS, Houston , IT Cybersecurity Specialist, Other , Houston, Texas

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