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Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer

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Job ID: 2311932
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 26, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer to join our energized team to support the Department of Air Force’s (DAF) mission to establish and maintain the Advanced Battle Management System’s (ABMS) Digital Infrastructure (DI) through the ABMS Consortium’s Deployable DI (DDI) Product Development Team (PDT).  ABMS is the Air Force’s latest effort to create a next-generation command and control (C2) system and is a top modernization priority for the DAF.  ABMS will be the backbone of a network-centric approach to battle management in partnership with all the services across the Department of Defense.  The broader effort known as the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) is focused on rapid integration of capabilities and modernizing the decision-making processes for combat operations.

To accomplish the DAF’s mission, the government in partnership with the ABMS Consortium will develop a deployable digital infrastructure that connects the DAF’s Lead Wing in support of Agile Combat Operations that enables sharing of information across multiple echelons and multi-domains and provide decision superiority to tactical, operational and strategic customers.  The DDI PDT is comprised of industry leaders in systems engineering, digital engineering, model-based systems engineering, cybersecurity, integration & test and operations and sustainment working together in a collaborative environment to delivery critical capabilities to our warfighters.

The Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer will work within the DDI Cyber product team to perform the following:

  • Facilitate technical information exchange on cybersecurity functions in support of consortium objectives to provide on-demand access to computing resources.
  • Exhibit hands-on technology configuration and engineering capabilities through past engagements with technical teams, adeptly identifying solutions for customers and providing leadership to technical teams.
  • Decompose and allocate requirements to system functions to design, develop and deploy a capability of monitoring and maintaining cybersecurity applications.
  • Coordinate with other DDI PDTs to develop and maintain digital system architecture, models, and architecture standards of the ABMS using agile development processes. 
  • Conduct trade studies and technology roadmap development as directed by the Cyber Product Team Lead.


Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Minimum of an active DoD Secret clearance required, with the ability to obtain DoD Top Secret SCI.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of Cybersecurity experience, or similar role.  Master’s degree with 6+ years of prior, relevant Cybersecurity experience, or similar role.  Will consider additional years of experience in lieu of education.
  • Possess 5+ years of hands-on Cyber Engineer experience, encompassing the configuration of ACAS, HBSS, firewall, CDS, cloud solutions, and zero trust architecture.
  • 1+ years of experience in zero trust architecture and engineering, or a comprehensive understanding of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) principle.
  • 1+ years Agile Management experience to include use of JIRI.
  • Ability to build strong, lasting relationships with customers and work effectively to collaborate in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DISA STIGs and other technical cyber material.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of System Security Engineering (NIST 800-160 v1).
  • Familiar with MBSE/CAMEO with an understanding of terminologies and application principles.

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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