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Cyber Threat & Vulnerability Hunter

Job ID: 2400500
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking Cyber Threat & Vulnerability Hunter to join its Blue Team Vulnerability Assessment Program in Chantilly, Virginia. This position requires an active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph.

Positional Overview: 

  • Perform technical reviews and analysis of network Packet Captures (PCAP), system events, and host-level artifacts to identify threat-related activities or vulnerabilities
  • Operate and support maintenance of technical hunt software and hardware
  • Research, evaluate and recommend new cybersecurity technologies and techniques to enhance the existing program capabilities
  • Identify and recommend solutions to mitigate discovered vulnerabilities
  •  Provide briefings or technical feedback to stakeholders


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more related experience. Note: Additional years professional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • 3 or more years work experience with performing cyber hunt activities within cloud or on-premise environments
  • Cybersecurity countermeasures and mitigation strategies work experience
  • Active DoD Directive 8570/8140 IAT/IAM II Certification
    • Ability to obtain a qualified certification within 3 months of hire

Desired Skills (knowledge or experience within one or more of the following areas):

  • Relative academic degree or technical certification within Cyber Hunting or Digital Forensics
  • Incident Response (System or Network Threat Triaging)
  • Penetration Testing

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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