Cybersecurity Engineer - Mid

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Our engineers push the envelope to deliver high-availability, self-healing systems that operate in the cloud and on-premises. We have multiple customers throughout the region interested in efficient, scalable mission solutions that take full advantage of the latest software engineering approaches. Our architecture, Kubernetes, and DevSecOps experience are unparalleled along the Front Range. We take pride in hiring bright minds that aren’t satisfied with the status quo. Help us build better government systems, one customer at a time! Seed is a family-centered, fun-loving, high-energy, innovative team. Check us out and be a part of the solution!
Due to our customer base, U.S. citizenship is required. Secret security clearance is required at the time of hire. Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation.
Location: Colorado Springs TS/SCI; remote work options available

Job Description

We are seeking a talented and experienced Mid-Level Cyber Engineer to join our team and contribute to the secure implementation and management of Kubernetes infrastructure AIML platform. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining secure Kubernetes clusters, providing a DevSecOps experience in support of the DoD’s Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office’s (CDAO) mission to democratize AI/ML capabilities across the department.


  • Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on Kubernetes infrastructure, identify security gaps, and recommend remediation strategies.
  • Monitor and analyze platform logs and events to detect and respond to security incidents promptly.
  • Collaborate with development teams to integrate security controls and practices into the CI/CD pipeline for deployments.
  • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments of AIML platform applications and associated infrastructure components.
  • Stay up to date with emerging security trends, vulnerabilities, and best practices, and proactively implement appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Participate in incident response activities, investigate security breaches, and implement corrective actions.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure secure integration of new or upgraded applications, plugins, and libraries within the platform
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to team members on cyber best practices, assisting in their professional development.


  • Solid understanding of containerization concepts and hands-on experience with Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with container runtime security, container image scanning, and vulnerability management tools.
  • Strong knowledge of network security concepts, including firewalls, load balancers, and network segmentation.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) for automating security tasks and developing security tools.
  • Hands-on experience with security assessment tools like penetration testing frameworks, vulnerability scanners, and log analysis tools.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and their native security services for Kubernetes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), or GIAC Cloud Security Automation (GCSA) are a plus.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Education Requirements

  • Six (6) years of relevant experience with a B.S/B.A. in Engineering, Information Security, or related field or eight (8) years equivalent experience

Salary Range

  • $100,000 - $160,000

Benefits Include:

  • Benefits Pool: Health, Retirement & PTO/Sick Leave
  • Variable compensation also included
  • Company-provided STD, LTD and Life
Seed Innovations is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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