Cyber Security Engineer


The Mission Matters

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Powder River Industries, LLC team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers. As a member of our inclusive team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems. 


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cybersecurity Engineer to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with Powder River Industries, LLC.

This role will provide leadership of the cyber security team. This staff performs all aspects of Cyber security to include 24*7 Security Operations, Security Engineering, Vulnerability Management, RMF based Assessment and Authorization, and Audit support. Experience with cybersecurity and Authority to Operate ATO in FEDRAMP IL Level 5 environment is a definite plus.


  • Developing and implementing information assurance policies and procedures 

  • Providing status reports and metrics on information assurance compliance and enforcement;

  • Performing Security Test and Evaluations for accreditations (ST&E);

  • Leading Business Continuity Planning activities;

  • Performing Risk Assessments and Vulnerability Assessments (risk management);

  • Managing incident response activities

  • Managing, supporting, and coordinating certification and accreditation activities in support of client systems, sites, and networks 

  • Providing input to and participating in the client's configuration advisory board (CAB)/configuration control board (CCB)

  • Coordinating with outside entities in support of audits and inspections and providing any required documentation in support of such inspections




  • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and/or DoD FedRAMP process.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of multiple IS attack vectors.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cyber threat vector detection.

  • Hands-on experience in compliance auditing, and the conduct of security vulnerability assessments.

  • Advanced analytical skills and strong multitasking skills to effectively manage multiple activities, including cross-team dependent activities simultaneously.

  • Other corporate duties as assigned


Education, Certification and Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Master's degree and 10 years overall experience with 7 years of experience in the implementation of DoD enterprise IT program(s), performing systems engineering associated with the design, development, and implementation of IT

  • Secret Clearance

  • Per DODM 5200.02 , as an IT-1 position, requires ability to receive a favorable adjudication of SSBI or SSBI-PR

  • IAM level 3 certification (per DoD 8570)

Other Requirements:



  • Active DoD 8140 cyber certification at IAT Level III (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH).

  • DoD 5000.x familiarity

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues and provide concise analysis

  • Ability to work within small groups and brief findings to senior personnel

  • Excellent command of oral and written English language

  • Ability to write complex reports in a clear and precise fashion



Does the mission matter to you?

Powder River Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Powder River Industries

1938 E Harney St Suite 216, Laramie, WY 82072, USA

(307) 314-2431

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