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Amentum Senior Cybersecurity Operations Engineer in Helena, Montana

Amentum is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Operations Engineer to support our cyber environment. This is a remote-telework and hands-on role, responsible for ensuring Amentum assets are protected from cyber threats. This role provides technical expertise in multiple areas of cybersecurity to include cloud security, endpoint security, access management, secure networking and incident response. US Citizenship is required to apply.

The Senior Cybersecurity Operations Engineer’s responsibilities include:

  • Design and improvement of security controls protecting information systems, enterprise applications and data

  • Cover all aspects of Identity & Access Management, especially Privileged Access Management

  • Work closely with the Cybersecurity Architect to design and implement changes to the IT landscape

  • Assist in the development of security tool requirements, trials and evaluations

  • Participate in remediation of security incidents escalated by the Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • Analyze, troubleshoot and investigate security-related IT system anomalies based on platform reporting, network traffic, log files and automated security alerts

  • Optimize processes/tooling and automate recurring tasks

  • Provide off-hours support on an infrequent, but as needed basis

  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field plus eight years of relevant experience

  • Current CISSP or similar industry certification

  • Solid Microsoft Azure experience, including M365

  • Solid understanding of system and network security technologies and related concepts, e.g. boundary protection, network segmentation, firewalls, endpoint security, threat hunting, data protection

  • Effective time management and communication skills

  • Self-starter with desire for professional excellence, able to work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills, able to prioritize and adapt to dynamic changes in the environment

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Additional desired qualifications and experience:

  • Azure GCC-H exposure

  • Data Loss Prevention

  • Incident Response

  • Vulnerability Management


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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