Cyber Security Specialist Job at X-Bow Systems, Albuquerque, NM

  • X-Bow Systems
  • Albuquerque, NM

Job Description

Job Title: Cyber Security Specialist
Company: X-Bow Systems
Location: Albuquerque, NM (this role is onsite)

Position Type:

About Us: X-Bow Systems is a cutting-edge aerospace technology company focused on revolutionizing propulsion systems for space exploration and defense applications. Our team of innovative engineers and scientists is committed to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in rocket propulsion. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a talented and driven Cyber Security Specialist to join our team.

Position Overview: As a Cyber Security Specialist, your primary responsibility will be to safeguard X-Bow Systems' computer systems and data from external threats. You'll play a crucial role in identifying risks related to data theft and loss, developing solutions to address vulnerabilities, and deploying effective countermeasures when cyber-attacks occur.

You'll be responsible for configuring and maintaining cybersecurity settings for devices, equipment, and control systems. This includes ensuring day-to-day security operations and monitoring. An ability to collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure that X-Bow Systems' control systems and their interconnections remain secure is essential. Your efforts will directly support mission-critical operations.


  • Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Cyber Security Key Skills:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Azure, an in-depth knowledge of NIST 800-171 r2, system administration, network security, problem solving, information security policies, on-call network troubleshooting, knowledge of firewall administration and best practices, network protocols, routers and switches.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience required
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification
  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) at start date
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program.
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based
  • Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform
  • Understanding of mobile technology and OS (i.e. Android, iOS, Windows), VMware technology, and Unix and basic Unix commands

X-Bow is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. X-Bow offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.

Thank you for your interest in joining X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc., the space revolution on a solid foundation!

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