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Cloud Cyber Security Engineer

Job ID: 2213276
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 3, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cloud Cyber Security Engineer to join our Cyber Practice. The is a full-time remote position that can be worked anywhere within the US.

Are you a cloud practitioner seeking to improve your cyber skills, knowledge and understanding? Perhaps a software developer or programmer looking to branch out into cyber and or cloud? Or maybe you're a cyber-professional that has some cloud experience and are looking to leverage your understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices and apply them in the cloud context. If any of these describes you, we want to hear from you!

This is your opportunity to have a rewarding career participating, learning and honing your DevSecOps skills and support the development and refinement of our cyber cloud architecture, while providing meaningful contributions to our DoD and FedCiv customers. You must be a hard-working, sharp individual with a passion for cloud computing and cybersecurity, have a positive attitude, and an intense desire to deliver value working across the various disciplines that make up DevSecOps. One more thing. There are a lot of terms, some cyber-centric, some cloud-centric and still others developer-centric. As a DevSecOps shop we believe everyone has something to contribute. So don't be too quick to disqualify yourself. We're looking for bright people to bring their creativity to the pool of ideas in how we solve the cybersecurity challenges our customers encounter on a daily basis.

This position will contribute in one or more of the following areas of IT Security: Governance, Risk Management and Compliance: Support the use of NIST 800-37 Risk Management


Required Education and Experience:

  • US Citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Bachelors in cyber security, computer science, or related field and at least nine (9) years of experience performing a variety of tasks within the area of information system and information technology. Masters in cyber security, computer science, or related field and at least seven (7) years of experience performing a variety of tasks within the area of information system and information technology.
  • Four (4) or more years of experience in AWS or other cloud service provider (Azure, GCP, Oracle)
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency coding in a scripting language; Shell, Powershell, Python, PHP or similar
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams utilizing the Agile methodology (sprints, scrum, kanban)
  • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding and familiarity with NIST Special Publications relating to ongoing authorizations (800-37, 800-39, 800-53 / 53A, 800-137, 800-171)
  • General working knowledge of NIST 800-53 controls and the RMF process
  • Understanding of and experience working with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) and Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ).
  • Familiarity with the FedRAMP standard and its processes and procedures
  • A basic understanding of the risk management process
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Tools (e.g. eMASS, CSAM, MCCAST, RSA Archer, Xacta)
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning, digital forensics and intrusion detection tools
  • Experience with various endpoint security, vulnerability, and enumeration tools (e.g., Tenable Nessus, ACAS, Splunk)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tooling such as Terraform, Helm, Ansible, or similar

Skills Training and Certifications - Two (2) or more of the following:

  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Cloud Security Alliance, Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
  • AWS and/or Azure Associate Level Certification or higher
  • DevOps Institute Certifications, DevOps Foundation, DevSecOps Foundation
  • DoD 8570 IAM Level I or higher baseline certification (e.g., Security+ CE), additional training and/or certifications may be required within 6 months of hire; acceptable baseline certifications can be found at

Target salary range: $145,001 - $155,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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