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Cybersecurity Engineer

Job ID: 2405183
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 23, 2024
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top 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 Engineer to join our team of diverse Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team.  The highly technical role will combine direct support to Cyber Threat Response Chief with Information System Security Officer (ISSO) or non-signatory Information System Security Manager (ISSM) duties. 

The PNT SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to the SSC/CG Directorate and other GPS customers. The team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities.   Team members also provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans and work to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across the SSC/CG Directorate organization.


Major duties of the position include:

 Support Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for many programs. 

 Analyze cyber threats targeting the organization. 

 Conduct regular vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. 

 Incorporate intelligence on classified vulnerabilities and develop advanced countermeasures using the existing security infrastructure. 

• Identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) and develop strategies to mitigate potential risks.

 Proactively search for signs of advanced threats applicable to the organization's environment using various threat hunting techniques.

• Conduct technical research and experimentation, to include threat modeling and Zero Trust applications. 



 Bachelor's and nine (9) years or more experience; Master's and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more related experience. 

 Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.

 Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and works well in a team environment.

• Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings. Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill.

• Strong interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams. 



 Active TS/SCI clearance.

• Experience with Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.

• Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/Space Force/DoD customers.

 Experience with Military Communications (MilComm) & Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) programs is highly desirable.

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. 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.


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 For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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