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Jacobs Cyber Security Operations Analyst in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

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We are launching people to the Moon and Mars. If you want to be part of this amazing mission and enjoy working in a great team environment, we would love to have you as part of our team that is making history, today. It takes big ideas and determination to take NASA's vision and make it reality. That's what we do every day.

The Consolidated Operations, Management, Engineering and Test (COMET) contract provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing, and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and Launch Services programs.

Position functions as a Cybersecurity GRC Analyst supporting the COMET contract on Kennedy Space Center. Primary function will be maintaining an effective risk posture and Authorization to Operate (ATO) for NASA systems supporting the Artemis Program.


Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

· Working with the ISSM and system administration team to ensure compliance with NASA/NIST 800-53 cybersecurity requirements for responsible systems.

· Sustaining all required NASA/NIST security plan documentation (inventory, contingency plan, contingency plan test, configuration management plan, risk assessment report, control artifacts, etc.) and controls to maintain an ATO.

· Be a subject matter expert on the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and your assigned systems.

· Perform risk assessments and develop mitigation plans to convey risk to NASA and COMET stakeholders.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Access to Kennedy Space Center Amenities

While doing your part to help further space exploration at Kennedy Space Center, you can enjoy many on-site amenities, such as:

· Child Development Center

· Discounted tickets to local attractions and theme parks

· Credit Union

· Fitness Center

· Barbershop

· NASA Exchanges

Flexible Schedule and Telework

At Jacobs, we value your time and commitment. Here at Kennedy Space Center, Jacobs offers partial telework options and flexible work schedules for many of our positions. The ability to utilize a flex schedule or telework will depend on your department’s demands and needs.

Here’s what you’ll need :

Position will consider any of the following combinations for minimum requirements:

· Bachelor of Science degree, relevant technical certification, and four (4) years minimum of Governance, Risk, and Compliance experience.

· Six (6) years minimum of Governance, Risk, and Compliance experience. Relevant technical certification.

May be filled at a higher level with a Bachelor of Science degree, relevant technical certification, and (ten) 10 years minimum of Governance, Risk, and Compliance experience.

Job Requirements

· Outstanding proficiency in communication skills (both written and oral), as well as building and sustaining relationships needed to achieve objectives.

· Expertise in delivering innovative solutions that align with organizational strategies, goals, and objectives.

· Experience evaluating new and emerging IT and cybersecurity technologies.

· DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification in the Information Assurance Technician (IAT), Identity and Access Management (IAM) Level II or III category, or technical equivalent.

· If offered a position, proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident/Green Card holder of the United States is required.

· Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.

Physical Requirements

· Will be required to climb stairs to access equipment for trouble shooting.

· Will be required to wear hearing protection, eye protection, and other associated personal protective equipment.

· Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.

· Physical requirements are sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.

· Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

Work Environment

· Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex.

· Position may require individual to travel daily to different areas on site.

· Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand, is required to access various locations on the facility.

· Climbing ladders and platforms may be necessary.

· All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and company safety standards.

Equipment and Machines

· Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.

· Variety of equipment used in testing.


· The position will require full on-site work, Monday through Friday, until completion of the first 90 days of employment. Upon completion of your first 90 days, telework options will be made available (3 days on-site / 2 days remote). Telework opportunities are based on satisfactory job performance.

· Position may require occasional overtime, including weekend work, depending on task.

· Must be dependable and punctual.

· Shift work may be required.

Other Essential Functions

· Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.

· Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary.

· Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

· Must comply with all “drug free workplace” requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.

· Government security clearance may be required in the future.

· Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.

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