Network Security Specialist - Top Secret

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Network Security Specialist - Top Secret

El Segundo, California Contract Job ID: 2010117586
Estimated Duration: 5 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a STE Cyber Security Network Specialist for the BT&E Space Systems Test organization in El Segundo, CA.

Responsible for the hardening, deployment, setup, and readiness of network for Special Test Equipment in factory and launch environments.

Position Responsibilities
  • Scan for vulnerabilities, implement mitigations, install, administer, and troubleshoot on the following operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 10,
  • Microsoft Server software from the same eras of Windows above
  • Multiple Linux distros
  • Oracle Solaris (UNIX)Desired familiarity with a variety of services and protocols including:
  • NFS and CIFS network data, SAMBA
  • Active Directory, LDAP, Firewalls
  • RAID storage
  • Backup methodologies, disaster recovery
  • HTTP/HTTPS (typically Apache and IIS)
  • High level DBA skills (install, start, stop, etc): SQL Server and MySQL
  • Basic familiarity with HP/Agilent, etc. instruments and the ability to set up communications (Ethernet and GPIB)Programming skills:
  • UNIX/Linux shell scripts (C, Bourne, BASH)
  • Python script language
This position requires
  • An active Top Secret (TS/SCI) US Security Clearance and a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).
(A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
  • Single Scope Background Investigation and 8570 Level II Certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA+, etc.)
Education / Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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For information please click on the following link: E-Verify