Orbital ATK Careers

Sr. Security Hardening Specialist

Huntsville, AL
Information Technology

Job Description

Job ID: MH20182201-43303

With annual revenues of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Security Hardening Specialist to join our Integration and Test team in our Huntsville, AL office and at our Redstone Arsenal facility.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The Sr. Security Hardening Specialist will lead local efforts (at Huntsville and Redstone Arsenal) to implement new security hardening initiatives required by the Intermediate Range and Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (IRBM/ICBM) program. This effort will include coordinating hardware and software upgrades with vendors and customers, including but not limited to new encryption, password protection, and other user account control upgrades.  Will also be responsible for other local Information Services support tasks as required.

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of five years of related experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • An active security clearance is required.
  • Ability to travel : Travel expectation  0%-25%
  • CompTIA Security+

Experience Preferred

  • CISSP, and CompTIA Linux+ certifications a plus.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Requires excellent communication skills and ability to work with local and remote sites (including management).


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or IT is required.
  • Security specialization and/or certifications a plus
  •  A combination of education and experience may be considered

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Information Technology
Group: Flight