Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) seeks a highly motivated and dedicated cyber security professional to serve as a Cyber Security Administrator and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) within our enterprise. Cyber Security Administrators ensure our unclassified enterprise Information System maintains NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance through proper control interpretation, analysis, implementation, documentation, and periodic auditing; as well as ISSO duties, to include creating, maintaining, and implementing policies and procedures according to the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process for classified information processing systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand, implement, and properly audit enterprise Information Systems security to ensure it remains in compliance
  • Configure on-premise and cloud security system detection rules, alerts, and dashboards, using SIEM, IDS, and similar security analysis/detection systems–both open-source and commercial-off-the-shelf
  • Monitor and analyze network traffic and usage data from diverse sources to determine maliciousness and respond appropriately
  • Review and react to new threat/vulnerability data from US CERT, NVD, and other sources to ensure Information Systems receive timely remediation and are best protected against emerging threats
  • Support the A&A process under the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for new and existing Information Systems
  • Support the configuration management and audits of assigned systems
  • Interface with government and customers to meet compliance requirements and inspections
  • Perform security system engineering and other Systems Administration-related tasking, as required

Required Qualifications

  • Current/active Secret-level clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance; factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, and drug involvement
  • Windows, Linux, and networking knowledge
  • High level of attention to detail and consistency, with the ability to efficiently balance several projects with competing deadlines

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, System Administration, Network Security, Information Security, or a related field
  • Two to five years professional experience in the Information Security field
  • Prior experience in system and network administration
  • Previous experience with the implementation, maintenance, and auditing of NIST 800-171 controls in a large Information System
  • Cloud security and compliance experience, to include Office 365 GCC High/Azure Government and/or AWS GovCloud environment, is desired
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to and cultivating an actively security-oriented environment within an enterprise
  • Experience with proactive vulnerability detection techniques, such as penetration testing, is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Participation in the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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