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Cyber Engineer

Job ID: 2300477
Location: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Cyber Engineer for ACAS/HBSS Administration to support the US Navy's Computer Defense Network in North Charleston, SC.

  • Primarily accountable for providing Engineering Solutions of Endpoint Security System (ESS)/Host Based Security System (HBSS) & Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS, Nessus & Security Center) to Afloat networks.
  • Execute policy development and engineer upgrade solutions for Afloat vessels and maintain system compliance within ESS technology area.
  • Configure & validate secure system & physical controls; test security products & systems to detect security vulnerabilities.
  • Duties may also include, but are not limited to, deployment & administration of ePO, ESS/HBSS advanced policy tuning, deployment & administration of Security Center, network connectivity troubleshooting, & IV&V.
  • Tasking includes but is not limited to troubleshooting, metrics collection, maintenance support, and the timely entry of communication and tasking into the ticket management tool (ITSM/Helix).

Travel: Anticipated travel is up to 10%, both CONUS and OCONUS.  Candidate must have or be able to obtain a US Passport.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and five 5 years or more experience; years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:

  • Experience in designing, testing and validating, maintaining and/or deploying HBSS or ACAS systems in a DoD environment (experience with systems in large (15,000+) node environments is a plus)
  • Experience conducting analyses of log files, to include individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection system logs, & aggregate Splunk data to identify & remediate possible threats to network security
  • Experience utilizing DISA STIGs to harden and secure Windows and/or Linux systems with solid understanding of current operating system security design best practices
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Capable of creating in-depth, accurate technical documentation.


Required Certifications:

  • Required Current Security Certification: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP+ CE, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, OR GCIH.

Required clearance:

  • Active Secret Clearance and be willing and able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance. Higher clearances accepted.

Desired Experience:

  • Knowledge of systems engineering activities and process improvement approaches strongly desired
  • Knowledge of the RMF process and supporting deliverables
  • CANES/ADNS experience for Afloat vessels
  • Participation in SIT/AISIT events
  • Desired OS Certification:  Windows or Linux Variant, VMWare, MS SQL, Active Directory, HBSS, ACAS, SPLUNK, Server+, or similar.

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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