Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer


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Wichita, KS

Job Summary:

The Cyber Security Engineer will develop, plan, organize and conduct complex design and Cyber Security certification assignments on aircraft. This role will operate in one or more functional disciplines within engineering. Work requires use of advanced Cyber Security principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 1. Responsible for completing complex development, design, testing and Cyber Security certification assignments for Platform Information Technology (PIT) during new aircraft design and avionics modifications. Serves as technical consultant for Program Protection activities, including Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN), Cyber Resiliency, Anti-Tamper, and Information Protection. Gathers data and prepares documentation in support of U.S. Government Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts to obtain Cyber Security Authorization to Operate (ATO) certification.
  • 2. Performs research, calculations, and estimates for projects to conform with established specifications. Develops creative, scientific alternatives during course of job assignments to reach desired outcome. Determines status of work in progress.
  • 3. Maintains a high degree of proficiency in computer applications to accomplish tasks.
  • 4. Consults and coordinates with other engineering and manufacturing personnel to coordinate design function and resolve technical problems. Consults with suppliers to discuss and remedy issues in a more timely and efficient manner. Consults with customer Cyber Security representatives to develop and verify requirements, mitigate risks, and devise action plans.
  • 5. Requests and coordinates work performed by Engineering support groups, Experimental, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management for the project. Instructs suppliers as to materials, equipment and hardware for utilization on aircraft in accordance with approved specifications.
  • 6. Maintains contact with Product Support Engineering and production departments to resolve engineering problems impeding production and to assist in the incorporation of new design concepts and changes.
  • 7. Monitors and conducts analyses on first article fabrication and operation to assure adequacy of design.
  • 8. Reviews and evaluates supplier proposals for potential utilization.
  • 9. Assures supervision awareness of program status, problems and successes. Provides periodic design reviews and updates presentations to management of engineering and other company organizations.


  • • Current CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification
  • • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) per DoDI 8510.01 or AFI 17-101
  • • U.S. security clearance
  • • Professional and diplomatic demeanor
  • • Strong sense of accountability and integrity
  • • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • • Time management skills to support multiple concurrent projects
  • • Ability to read 2D drawings using standard industry practices
  • • Proficient in use of standard Microsoft Office programs


  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent certification • Current U.S. Secret or higher security clearance • Experience with military avionics and mission systems, especially encrypted radios or military datalink communications systems • 3 or more years of experience with DoD cybersecurity including RMF/ATO/DIACAP certification • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Technology, or Computer Science

About Our Client:

Our partner is headquartered out of Wichita, Kansas and has service center strategically placed across the USA. They represent 3 iconic VIP brands of aircraft under one mega umbrella.

About Us:

APA Services, Inc. is a full service staffing company supplying qualified technical and professional employees to the most reputable companies in the Aerospace/Aircraft industry—across the United States and abroad.

Benefits of working with APA Services:

Weekly Payroll, Medical Insurance Available, Cash Advances, Travel Pay and/or bonuses on Select Contracts.

Constant Cash:

Constant Cash is a referral program that allows individuals to make extra money simply by referring qualified candidates.


We know it takes great people to do great work, so if you’re interested in joining the APA Services family give us a call at (817) 529-4000

Thanks for taking the time to apply and we look forward to working with you soon.

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