MAXAR Cyber Operations Engineer in Westminster, Colorado

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The Maxar Cyber Security team is seeking a Cyber Operations Engineer who thinks outside the box and is driven to automate. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day administration, reporting, and management of the technology used to monitor the Maxar environment, including centralized log management/collection tools and alerting systems. The ideal candidate will place an emphasis on usable security and focus on scaling successfully through automation. Excellent technical and communications skills are a must.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, enterprise, and cloud platforms

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting of SIEM and log architecture

  • Maintain up/down health status of sensors and data feeds

  • Identify and address performance issues with SIEM and Log Management platforms

  • Perform care and tracking updates and maintenance of SIEM and Log Management tools

Basic Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, SIEM solutions, vulnerability scanning software, authentication systems, log management, and content filtering

  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or cyber security engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or other related field

  • Ability and willingness to share on-call responsibilities, work non-standard hours, aid Cyber Security investigations

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI U.S. Government Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Domestic and international travel between locations will be required(15%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience with AWS

  • Coding experience with Python/Bash; 2+ years

  • Experience with network security and networking technologies, as well as with system, security, and network monitoring tools

  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems

  • Detailed technical knowledge of operating system security

MAXAR Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.

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