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Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

Job ID: 2303490
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 14, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an opportunity for a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst documenting security controls and creating Authority to Operate (ATO) packages. The scope of work for the position includes principal-level Cybersecurity leadership supporting INDOPACOM J73, Advanced Prototyping Engineering and Experimentation (APEX) Lab, and the Integrated Collaborative Environment (ICE).

NOTE: This position is located on Redstone Arsenal Alabama, but can require up to 25% travel to Hawaii.  This position is a hybrid position that allows work from home for unclassified work and on site for classified work.  The position supports a flex work schedule with every other Friday off.

Job Description:

  • Documenting security controls in SSP per NIST SP 800-53A rev4
  • Create Authority to Operate (ATO) packages
  • Validate vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation
  • Utilize various information system inspection tools to audit systems, analyze potential vulnerabilities and identify mitigation approaches
  • Conduct technical evaluation of information system designs, focusing on information security aspects and accreditation
  • Review completion and implementation of system additions and enhancements, and makes recommendations to management
  • Determine system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware and software compatibility
  • Assist and review program documentation to include RMF reports, accreditation packages, and security policy guides using NIST 800-53A guidance


Required Education:

Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and zero (0) years related experience; four (4) years of related experience considered in lieu of degree. 

Required Qualification:

  • Experience using Government, Risk Compliance (GRC) tools (i.e. Cyber Security Assessment and Management (CSAM), eMASS, XACTA, ect)
  • Experience developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), After-Action Reports, and Policy and Procedure documents
  • Experience documenting security controls in a System Security Plan (SSP) and how the controls are being implemented
  • Experience working with Authority to Operate (ATO) packages for both on-premises, and  Cloud environments
  •  Familiar with Risk Management Framework (RMF), Cloud Security Requirements Guide (SRG), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guides, and Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)
  • Understanding of the DOD requirements for the Network Topology, System Security Boundary, and Data Flow Diagrams

Required Certification

  • Must have a current DoD IAM Level III certification (i.e. CISM, CISSP, GSLC, etc)

Required Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain a full Secret Clearance; Interim Secret required prior to start, SAIC will help to obtain
  • Must be a current US Citizen



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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