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In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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Hawthorne, CA, US


SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018


SpaceX is looking for an experienced information security professional with a broad technical knowledge of information technology, and a proven track-record of managing the deployment, assessment, and accreditation of information systems in secure environments. This employee will be a member of the Information Security team and will have primary responsibility for ensuring the build-out, functional status, and maintenance of an information assurance program for classified systems.  The ideal candidate will flourish in a demanding and challenging environment with little direct guidance, but a high degree of responsibility and accountability. He or she should be a self-starter, self-motivator and possess impeccable integrity to excel at this position.


  • Plan and execute the build-out of information systems against government requirements and regulations, including NIST 800-53 and derivatives. Build analyses of these requirements/regulations against novel systems and technologies at SpaceX – identifying gaps, building plans to work them, and ultimately closing the gaps.
  • Be the subject matter expert on government accreditation processes in classified spaces. Be the go-to person for answering questions on process, timeline, and status of classified assets.
  • Write policy, procedure, and standards on the proper secure deployment and maintenance of information technology systems.
  • Build and maintain relationships with Government customers to keep open lines of communication as systems are built-out and accredited. Respond to requests for information in a thorough and timely manner.
  • “Roll up your sleeves” to build out and deploy systems and applications in support of the program as necessary. Provide technical expertise on the function and utilization of these components.
  • Report out to internal business owners and executive sponsors on status and timelines – both periodically and as independently requested.


  • Completed bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, information systems/IT, mathematics, physics, or similar technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience serving as an ISSO or ISSM.
  • CISSP or other DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification in the Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level III category. 


  • 7+ years of professional experience in technical roles such as an Information Security Engineer or IT Administrator.
  • Knowledge of EM Security and TEMPEST standards.
  • Understanding of ICD-503, Risk Management, Certification, and Accreditation processes.
  • Experience with GRC tools and technologies such as XACTA.
  • In-depth knowledge of computer networking, Windows systems management, and Linux systems management.
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated technical project management skills.
  • Track record of getting things done quickly and with quality.


  • Must hold an active TS/SCI clearance with CI Polygraph 

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.