Cross Domain Lead Engineer

Mei Inc Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 1 week ago


MEI Technologies is growing!

MEIT since 1992 is a nationwide technology company that has implemented process-oriented management and has redefined itself into the family-owned organization that offers innovative, best-value services and solutions within four focused capabilities: Engineering Services & Solutions, Modeling and Simulation, Space Systems, Design & Integration; and IT/Cyber Services & Solutions.

Why Choose MEIT??

  • At MEIT YOU WILL have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest, most experienced engineering and technology experts in the U.S.!!
  • MEIT has established proven, quality work methods, including ISO, CMMI and AS9100 certifications.
  • MEIT stands by delivering what we promise with flexibility, quality and integrity to our employees and our customers.
  • MEIT reputation for entering a new market, getting to work and generating immediate and impactful results.

With an abundance of collaborative individuals MEIT is an organization that provides the opportunity to truly reach your potential as a professional.

Job Title: Cross Domain Solution (CDS) Lead Engineer IRES - SAFB - (AER00018U)

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Relocation Assistance: Not at this time

Contact: Kristen Gaustad, Senior Technical Recruiter



As a CDS Lead Engineer, you will perform a multitude of CDS accreditation and software engineering tasks to support implementation of Cross Domain Solutions (CDS). The CDS Engineer will: Support CDS integration and Site Based Security Assessment (SBSA); develop and maintain test support tools, applications and data; coordinate Information Assurance (IA) and other accreditation documentation; help maintain software security; perform CDS risk analysis; ensure CDSs are functioning and operated consistent with the accreditation and policies.

The accredited CDS components are essential to war games, flight/ground tests, exercises and real-world operations. The architectures can be distributed, involving multiple geographically diverse sites and systems.


  • Develop and maintain Java software tools, scripts and extensible Markup Language (XML) files to implement and/or verify proper CDS configurations.

  • Perform CDS Risk Analysis as part of the CDS accreditation requirements/activities.

  • Develop data/message protocol transformation mechanisms/applications, enabling interoperability between multi-level data-sharing domains. Perform software engineering and development duties to maintain the CDS test tools and software applications in accordance with accreditation and configuration control requirements.

  • Responsible for developing, tailoring and employing software tools to support rule set development, associated SBSA activities and CDS implementation requirements of a dynamic nature.

  • Support the CDS-related Information Assurance (IA) tasks and accreditations.

  • Represent the MDA Cross Domain Solutions Element (CDSE) in various technical forums and meetings, and actively engage in discussions concerning CDS, architectures, associated tool applications, capabilities and limitations, and CDS policies.

  • Support and mentor CDS customers with technical familiarization of the CDS configurations, functionality, capabilities and limitations.

  • Plan, initiate, prepare, coordinate and lead technical discussions with the CDS customers.


  • Basic Requirements:
    High School Diploma (or GED) with 16 years' general experience or an Associate's degree with 14 years of general experience or a Bachelor's degree with 12 years of general experience; must include 8 years directly related/specialized experience.

  • Must have an Active Current Secret Clearance.

  • Must have DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification (e.g., Security+, etc.).

  • Must have the ability to comprehend and analyze system and data protocol specifications, translate requirements to support CDS integration tasks and perform data analysis and generation.

  • Must have the aptitude and ability to evaluate the functional operations and performance of the Cross Domain Solution technologies.

  • Must have the ability to travel internationally for short periods of time (normally one to two week periods at a time), approximately four to six trips annually.

  • Must have experience with DoD software security and risk analysis tools.

  • Must have Windows and NIX (Solaris, Linux) operating systems experience.


  • Experience with U.S. military tactical and simulation message types, formats and protocols (e.g., Link-16, DIS, JREAP, etc.).

  • It is desired that a TS/SCI clearance is held.

  • Hands-on experience implementing and supporting CDS Site Based Security Assessment is desired. A solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts is desired.

  • Solid understanding of the principles of OSI model, routing, and sockets is desired. Experience with UDP/TCP protocols and practical networking is desired.

  • Experience with test and evaluation practices, tools and applications is desired.

  • Experience with state full firewall configurations is desired. Experience with shell scripting (bash, batch, PowerShell etc.) is desired.

  • Experience with networking communication and protocols is desired.

  • Experience in configuration of network switch and router systems is desired.

  • Experience analyzing and troubleshooting network communication issues is desired.

  • Ability to multi-task and remain organized in a dynamic work environment is desired.

  • The ability to trace issue through hardware, operating systems software, application programs, or network failures is desire

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Principal Product Manager Services Domain

Compassion International

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-19T00:00 OverviewThe principal manager is the product management subject matter expert, navigating clients through complex programs for a significant product or product category throughout the full product life cycle. This incumbent further serves as strategist and manager of complex products with high impact, particularly relating to long-term revenue goals, sponsor-donor outcomes, brand and product positioning, and short-term tactical responses, while ensuring that marketing plans fit into an integrated marketing mix with other products, are brand appropriate, and bring life to Compassion's story in innovative and visual ways. At this career level, the incumbent provides highly competent leadership in the conduct of major, complex product management initiatives for multiple countries. Further, he or she frequently coaches and oversees the work of other specialists and related staff and provides expertise across levels and disciplines. Essential Job Functions Responsibilities * Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion's ministry in prayer. * Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one's influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children. * Serves as a key leader and manager of all phases of the product development process from inception to commercialization, leading partnerships with key Global Partners for international market input as appropriate. This includes sponsor understanding, insight generation, concept development and qualification, product development and launch. Develops strategies and drives implementation of such for all products to meet customer need, build and support the Compassion brand, and ultimately achieve market performance goals (revenue, return on investment (ROI)). * Collaborates with leaders of other stakeholder groups to identify shared needs and to develop shared solutions that enable the release of the most children possible. Collaborates with internal functional groups and external partners in the development of integrated solutions that meet the needs of all stakeholders. * Drives research efforts, mostly on a global scale, to give insight and direction to product development, marketing plan strategy, as well as performance and ROI evaluation post implementation. Negotiates complex contracts and manages partnerships with research and consulting firms to provide research or other applicable studies or support to internal efforts. * Provides expert-level guidance and leadership in the development of marketing strategies, including product direction, advertising, packaging, pricing, expense budgets, profit plans and future product development to manage a product or product category's life cycle. Oversees final approvals on all product management initiatives and ensures products are delivered on-time and on-budget. Manages budget and ROI performance. * Forges partnerships with Program Support, Program Effectiveness, Product Marketing, Sales, Sponsors, Frontline Churches, and other internal functional groups and their leaders in order to accomplish set objectives and deliverables throughout the product development process. * Frequently coaches, provides expertise, and may oversee the work of other professionals and support staff in the department or division. Qualifications Faith Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Culture Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships. Education Bachelor's Degree Business, Marketing, or related discipline. Work Experience Fifteen years Experience working in this or similar position or field. Licenses and Certifications Certification in Compassion International Colorado Springs CO

Cross Domain Lead Engineer

Mei Inc