HX5 Software Security Systems Analyst II in United States


Software Security Systems Analyst II


Hill AFB, UT

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Software Security Team (SST)

Hill AFB

Ogden, UT

HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing small business with over 500 employees located around the U.S.

HX5 is seeking a USAF SSR to provide system administrative functions to the complete spectrum of mission planning systems at Hill AFB in Ogden, UT. This position will provide support to ensure sustainment infrastructure is in place or planned for Mission Planning Environments (MPEs). Sustainment of MPEs includes providing configuration, management and control, system checkout, fielding, supply, maintenance, repair, training, and customer assistance visits.

This person in this role will:

  • Provide systems security analysis for computer systems hosting mission planning software. Evaluate the impact of software patches (Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNOs), Service Packs, other updates) on mission planning systems.

  • Create patch sets tailored for each mission planning system

  • Where software patches create malfunctions or loss of functionality in a mission planning system, investigate root cause(s) and provide workarounds.

  • Develop Group Policy Object(s) for mission planning systems that are members of USAF/DoD networks to limit updates to verified patches

  • Review all hardware purchased for the Mission Planning community, ensuring conformance to Air Force guidance -

Evaluate, review and recommend updates to security documentation with a focus on sustainment actions.

  • Work with end users experiencing security-related issues and assist them in solving problems

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent military technical training desired

  • 2 years of experience in a leadership role required (for lead position)

  • 4 years of experience in administering and maintaining computer systems; preferably within the DoD

  • Knowledge of and experience in DoD IT security practices and policies desired.

  • Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory implementation, to include use of Organizational Units and GPOs as it applies to security practices

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+ with CEUs) or equivalent required within six months of hire

    *Must be able to complete a US government background investigation

** Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance


DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification by date of hire

HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

• Medical/dental/vision insurance

• 401(k) plan with company match

• Paid holidays

• Accrued Paid Time Off

HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.