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Cybersecurity Spec Principal

Job ID: 2300891
Location: SCOTT AFB, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an opening for an Information Assurance Principal to ensure security practices for both the sustainment of the legacy software system and directly support the cloud development of the new software system. Candidate will be responsible for security practices and procedures for both legacy and newly developed cloud infrastructure.  They will provide the security architecture to ensure a common, standardized view of operations. This includes providing security support for cloud development and implementation of the new system.

Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level. Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.  Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring. Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. 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. Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.  May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.  Works with DevSecOps build tools that focus on automated security analysis against the build output artifact. Must understand security practices that include software component analysis, static application software testing (SAST), and unit tests as well as tools that can be plugged into an existing CI/CD pipeline to automate these tests. 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. Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.  May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting.

 

Qualifications

  • Secret Clearance; U.S. citizenship required
  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience, PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.  Work experience may substitute for education.
  • Professional experience should demonstrate progressively responsible experience in software development, agile development and DevSecOps.
  • Familiar with the following security tools: Fortify, SonarCube, etc
  • Holds IT level III certification (CISSP)

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.

Overview

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 saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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