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Cyber Security Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2306337
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a TS/SCI cleared Cyber Security Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA. 

SAIC is looking for cleared Cyber Security Systems Engineer who is experienced in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security to support an Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance (ISR) program for our DoD customer within Program Executive Office, Command, Control, Computers, Communications, and Intelligence (PEO C4I). The individual will determine if engineering and security solutions are practical, reliable and interoperable for the execution/implementation on Navy Networks and within other Navy infrastructures, ISR tools, and Command and Control (C2) systems/capabilities.


  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs).
  • Draft Program Protection Plans (PPPs), Cybersecurity Strategies, Security Classification Guides (SCGs), Anti-Tamper (AT) Plans and other Navy Acquisition program security-related documents.
  • Perform Criticality Analyses (CAs) to include Critical Program Information (CPI) surveys, Critical Functionality (CF) and Critical Component (CC) identification reviews.
  • Review proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks, recommending mitigations or countermeasures and resolving integration issues.
    Provide technical assistance and recommendations regarding the planning, implementation, and management of Battlespace Awareness with existing and emerging infrastructures.
  • Perform Risk Management Framework (RMF) support for Department of Defense (DoD) IT systems to include development of RMF package components, conduct risk assessments and develop test plans.
  • Assist in development and update of technical documentation for system development. Documents may include Concept of Employment, Requirements Traceability, training, white papers and capability assessment reports.
  • Use operational experience to interpret and provide feedback on system requirements.
    Provide analysis of capabilities and software tools and recommendations for technical solutions to access and exploit information available from source as required.
    Assist the customer with Test and Evaluation (T&E) cybersecurity-focused test events.
  • Provide support for the organization’s information assurance program.
  • Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD four (4) years or more experience. 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree.

Active TS/SCI

Desired Skills and Certifications:

Understanding of the DOD acquisition process, PEO C4I and NAVWAR.
Certifications: PMP, INCOSE, DevOps, CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security + Network Plus.
Prior Military experience with ISR systems.
Experience with RMF and NIST compliance standards.
Experience with US Navy C4I systems, Information Assurance and Cyber Security.
Knowledge of Linux or Windows OS, network protocols, web services, databases, scripting, and firewalls.



Target salary range: $145,001 - $155,000. 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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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