IT Security Engineer- EDIS

Professional Colorado Springs, Colorado


Job Title:  IT Security Engineer - EDIS                            JOB ID#: 289

Job Description:

Omitron is seeking highly motivated IT security engineers with experience in IT systems and networks security administration for large-scale critical systems in support of Engineering, Development, Integration, and Sustainment (EDIS) Services program.  Several positions available with tasking dependent upon applicant skill sets. Responsibilities include:

  • System Security Assessments
  • Security Controls Implementation
  • Vulnerability Scanning, Assessment, and Remediation
  • Risk Assessments
  • System Security Plan development
  • Compliance Reviews
  • IT System Administration
  • Incident reporting and handling
  • Process improvements
  • IT Security training

Skill Requirements

  • Strong network and systems administration background
  • Familiarity with network and system components and tools
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office Product Suites: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Good understanding of discipline process; information and data management
  • Contributes to the completion of programs and projects; ability to obtain results and make recommendations


Required Experience

  • Multiple positions ranging from a minimum of 2-4 years of experience to senior level engineers
  • Knowledge of IT systems security administration in mission critical network environments and  familiar with implementation of system security programs in compliance with NIST and USAF security requirements. 
  • Knowledge of network protocols, spacecraft communications and ground systems is preferred.
  • All candidates must possess excellent communications skills and ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Candidates must have proven initiative and self-starting skills.
  • Prior IT security and/or systems administration experience on a USAF or NASA mission is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows OSs, IT security tools, and shell scripting a plus.

Required Degree

BS degree in relevant field (Cyber Security, Computer Science, Math, Engineering)

Job Location:


Colorado Springs, CO

Security Clearance Requirements:

Candidate must possess active TS clearance and be eligible for TS/SCI

Company Overview

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.