Join our Talent Network >

Privacy Cybersecurity Engineer

This job posting is no longer active.

Job ID: 2300095
Location: REMOTE WORK, NY, United States
Date Posted: Feb 8, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Engr
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
Benefits: Click here

Share: mail

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a seasoned opening for a Privacy Engineer to join our talented, dynamic team.

The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Thorough and in-depth knowledge of privacy and FOIA laws, government information regulations, and legal precedents in order to advise the Department's senior information managers
  • Support policies and procedures for improving the privacy program and oversee the provision of guidance to program offices to ensure that the Department complies with and protects individual privacy as mandated by the Privacy Act, and other legislation; and ensure that the views are represented in FSC formal comments on proposed legislation affecting the program
  • Ensures Financial Services Center and VA Privacy program policies are followed including but not limited to conformance with the OPEN Government Act, Privacy Act (PA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Electronic Government Act, 0MB directives and circulars, Department of Justice privacy guidance, court decisions, Congressional, FOIAs, Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA) and Privacy Information Analysis (PIA) and other mandates and Presidential directives affecting privacy and FOIAs
  • Performs the work of interpreting and applying government information laws, regulations, policies and guidance to provide access to records and information while ensuring exempted information is appropriately withheld. This includes making determinations about disclosures, issuance of denials, access to agency records and use and dissemination of personally identifiable information
  • Expertise and skill in applying a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for the assessment of a variety privacy related activities, including the sequence and timing of privacy responses related to Design and Implement a Privacy Center of Excellence (COE) that incorporates best practices in the areas of Privacy services such as data privacy, training and  processes
  • Establish with VA management and Operations a mechanism to track access and authorizations to protected health information (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), sensitive data such as tax payer identification number and credit card data, to allow approved individuals to review or receive a report on such activity and ensure compliance
  • Guide the development of new privacy products and features based on VA objectives set by Privacy and Legal
  • Work to align advanced technologies and Privacy by Design principles with the IT, from the first stages of development and ensure that the data use meets established regulatory compliance needs
  • Identify and recommend improvements to the Privacy Management Program and implement any changes approved by FSC management
  • Analyze, design developing technical solutions and systems to help mitigate privacy vulnerabilities and prevent potential future privacy risks
  • Monitor compliance with all Privacy policies and procedures.
  • Identify, document, and address Privacy issues or violations in the Privacy Issues and Violation Report.
  • Implement and support a Continuous Privacy Risk Assessment methodology to ensure the FSC Privacy posture meets compliance with privacy regulations and policies in these areas
  • Identify and recommend privacy controls and tools with the goal of strengthening the FSC posture in this area to protect data
  • Responsible for defining milestones, briefing software vendors, success criteria, resource allocation and project managing successful on-time delivery of new privacy requirements and features

Required Skills:

  • Outstanding program management with ability to manage multiple, cross-functional projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to balance risks in ambiguous and complex situations.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills, in leading or contributing to multi-functional teams.
  • Highly motivated to contribute and grow within a complex area of emerging importance.
  • Experience or understanding of software applications design tools and languages
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), ability to influence.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of software engineering fundamentals.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-37 Revision 2 as a guideline for establishing the Security and Privacy Management program 
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 
  • Health Information Technology for Economics and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) 
  • NIST 800-53 Privacy Section 


Education and Experience requirements required:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, or related field. 4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • 10 years + knowledge and experience in Privacy Management, Data Protection or Digital Information Governance
  • Experience with release of information, public affairs, and processing FOIA/privacy requests experience.
  • Privacy Act /HIPPA experience, dealing with PII/PHI. 


  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-37 Revision 2 as a guideline for establishing the Security and Privacy Management program 
  • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills for Desktops and Laptops
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction providing technical and non-technical support to multiple users
  • Capable of working under pressure, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • MUST be a self-starter
  • Experience providing services to the federal government is preferred

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. 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 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.

Share: mail

Are you an SAIC Employee?

Please apply through the internal career site here >