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Senior Cybersecurity Specialist

Job ID: 2315592
Location: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 4, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
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 Senior Cybersecurity Specialist working onsite to support development and implementation of a continuous monitoring strategy across the NGIC located in Charlottesville, VA


  • Help define, communicate, and implement security policy across all client platforms.
  • Work with IT PMs to ensure systems remain compliant with relevant authorities.
  • Monitor relevant policies and regulations for changes that may affect the system.
  • Maintain official client records for systems across three domains; and provide/ develop supporting evidence for RMF IA Controls. 


Required Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and fourteen (14) years of experience; Master’s degree and twelve (12) years of experience.
  • DoD 8140 (8570) IAM or IAT Level II Certification 

Required Security Clearance:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance (US Citizenship required)

Required Skills:

  • Experience securing computer systems, performing accreditation activities, and/or writing security plans.
  • Experience with planning, implementing, monitoring, and managing continuous monitoring solutions.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems
  • Experience with applying compliance standards to large and complex IT environments.
  • Knowledge of DoD A&A processes, activities, standards, and available analytic tools
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST 800-53, & DISA STIGs
  • Experience with eMASS tools


Desired Skills:

  • Experience integrating new software capabilities into existing NGIC networks to include knowledge of NGIC software architecture requirements, life cycle processes, NGIC hardware & OS baselines, security configurations.
  • Ability to present technical information and project In-Progress Reviews to O-6, GS 15 level stakeholders
  • ITIL certification
  • Knowledge of terminology and federal regulations applicable to specification, development, acquisition, and maintenance of IT systems   

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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