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Cybersecurity Specialist

Job ID: 2214947
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent job opportunity for a CyberSecurity Specialist to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Department with Advanced Ship and Combat System Integration Engineering.

Work will be performed in Dahlgren, VA and will allow for some telework from the local area.  

This position is contingent upon contract award, expected in early 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•    In support of direct tasking, designs, test, and implement secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, management of IT security systems.
•    Conduct risk and vulnerability assessment of the network, associated systems and applications.
•    Supports threat modeling exercises.
•    Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs.
•    Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies.
•    Develops processes/procedures to mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities.
•    Assists in the implementation of the required government policies.
•    Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.


Education and experience:
•    Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; four (4) additional years of experience may be applied in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:
•    Experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS), and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) tools.

Required certifications:
•    IAT Level II certification required, such as COMP TIA Security+.

Required clearance:
•    Must have an Interim Secret clearance (or higher).

Desired skills:
•    Experience with Authority to Operate (ATO) accreditations is a plus
•    Experience with Systems Test and Evaluation is a plus

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.


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