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Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

Job ID: 2404941
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024
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: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC seeks a highly experienced and energetic Cyber Engineer to support the US Space Force, Space Systems Command, in performing operational maintenance and sustainment of ground-based radars critical to US and Allied strategic missile surveillance, warning, defense, and space surveillance missions. In support of the government customer, the SAIC Program Manager, and the Chief Engineer, the Cyber Engineer is responsible for responsive and coherent planning, development and delivery of PARCS and UEWR assessment of systems and networks within the environments to identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.  This position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Job Duties

  • Build security architectures; integrate new architectural features into existing
    infrastructures; design cybersecurity architectural artifacts; provide architectural analysis of cybersecurity features and relate existing system to future needs and trends; provide engineering recommendations and resolve integration and testing issues
  • Develop cyber requirements to DoD 8570/8140 standards
  • Passive evaluations such as compliance audits using STIG Viewer, SCAP, etc. and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments utilizing tools such as ACAS
  • Perform assessments of RMF artifacts and identify where those artifacts deviate from RMF control requirements
  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Perform analyses to validate established cybersecurity controls and requirements and recommend appropriate cybersecurity safeguards
  • Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining assessment and authorization of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, control certification test, compliance documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research, inspections, and periodic audits
  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and nine plus (9+) years’ related experience, will consider 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree 
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Experience (Nessus / Tenable Security Center)

Desired

  • Experience sustaining PARCS, or other Strategic Warning and Surveillance radar systems such as PAVE PAWS and UEWR
  • Knowledge of the Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment mission and associated enterprise

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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