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Information Systems Security Officer

Job ID: 2306942
Location: NEWPORT, RI, United States
Date Posted: May 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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking talented and detailed-oriented Information Systems Security Officer to work at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center alongside the government customer in Newport, RI.

Job Duties:

  • Leverage technical and information assurance (IA) expertise to monitor our customer’s computing systems, networks, and environments to detect, correct, and mitigate security policy non-compliance, vulnerabilities, and risks that potentially jeopardize national security.
  • Work with multi-disciplined engineering teams and organizations to develop and implement security strategies to mitigate security risks for mission-critical information systems, networks, and computing environments. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will contribute directly to the safeguarding of valuable weapon systems and data, ensuring positive mission outcomes.
  • Role may include travel.



  • Bachelor's and two (2) years of experience; experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher.
  • Experience in IT security or related field.
  • Strong understanding of DoD security policies and guidelines, including Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP).
  • Experience with managing and implementing security controls and requirements for DoD information systems.
  • Experience with conducting security assessments.
  • Familiarity with security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and vulnerability assessment tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel as required.


  • Top Secret Security Clearance preferred.
  • Experience in developing information security policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III or IAM Level II+ is preferred. (CISSP, CISM, CCNP Security, CISA, CASP+)
  • A degree (BS) or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, or a related field is a plus.

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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