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Electrical Engineer (Cyber Security Test)

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6 Aug 2022

ITA International is a different kind of company that moves at the speed of business to ensure mission success for customers, In The Arena. We leverage subject matter expertise, data analytics and technology to make what may seem impossible, possible.

ITA is seeking a Electrical Engineer (Cyber Security Test) to join the team at Eglin AFB.


This position entails identifying and mitigating cyber vulnerabilities in US Air Force (USAF) aircraft, including systems used in mission planning, operations, aircraft maintenance, and debriefing. Because this mission is new to the USAF the successful candidate will develop the strategy, vision, roadmap and execution plan to be used USAF-wide for the operational assessment of cyber vulnerabilities in aircraft. The successful candidate will conduct research, develop test plans, execute field testing, analyze data and report results.

This person shall evaluate all assigned duties for applicability to LOGCOP integration and extension of 350 SWW operationalized data picture and integrate data metrics from all applicable assigned duties into 350 SWW operationalized data picture.

This person will lead a small team that travels to operational units worldwide (including Europe and Asia) providing recommendations to USAF senior leaders on cyber vulnerabilities, mitigation procedures and best practices, and will provide the Air Force Chief of Staff an annual assessment on the vulnerability of USAF aircraft to cyber-attack. As a result, the successful candidate must have strong leadership, organizational and communication skills.


Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, or any engineering discipline with computer science experience plus 5 years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

Experience with EW systems on 5th Generation fighter aircraft is highly desired. Candidates must also have a demonstrated ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations.

Prior demonstrated ability to complete projects independently is required. Applicants must have proficiency in software development and possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

1. Knowledge of cybersecurity and penetration testing including hardware, network, and software requirements definition, planning and test design.

2. Knowledge in the execution of hands-on testing of system software and a working knowledge of Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems.

3. Knowledge in developing tools and strategies for cybersecurity testing as well as performing system security analysis on systems related to military aircraft.

4. Knowledge in the application of engineering expertise, systems theory and equipment operation specific to radar, radar warning receivers, missile warning systems, active countermeasures, fundamentals of aircraft avionics, systems development, test and evaluation, and systems engineering and integration, to assist teams in designing and conducting comprehensive studies, and developing solutions to problems.

5. Knowledge of Blue and/or Red Team penetration testing and vulnerability exploitation to identify design gaps.

6. The ability to analyze and evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of IT and security controls to secure systems from intentional or inadvertent modification, and to evaluate established practices against regulatory and industry benchmarks.

Candidates must possess an active Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

ITA International is a covered contractor as defined by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce. As a covered contractor, all ITA employees regardless of worksite must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have been approved for a legally required medical or religious exemption. If you wish to discuss a medical or religious need for accommodation in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, please contact .

ITA international is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,

disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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  • Job Reference: 678879500-2
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
  • Recruiter: ITA International
  • Location: Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent