Job ID: 194880
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 19, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Join SAIC’s team to provide best-in-class technical security engineering, design, installation, maintenance, repair, and project management services in support of the U.S. Department of State (DOS). The current international environment presents significant challenges for the conduct of U.S. diplomacy abroad with physical and technological attacks occurring even in friendly countries. DOS is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.
Supporting systems include:
Perimeter surveillance using closed-circuit television systems (analog and digital),
Access control systems including those with advanced biometric authentication capability. Also including vehicle barricades, forced-entry-resistant doors, and strategically-placed access denial systems that can be remotely operated to protect our facilities from unauthorized intruders.
Public address and duck-and-cover systems that direct employees to quickly move to a safe-haven location within the embassy.
Connect the technical security systems globally, providing operational security information and technical security data for U.S. Government facilities worldwide.
The Systems Integration and Monitoring (SIM) program is responsible for evaluating, identifying, planning, deploying, integrating and managing technical security systems and biometric capabilities. The worldwide integration of these technical security systems and biometric capabilities provides data availability to staff at post, and to remote monitoring centers to better protect people, information, facilities, and operations. Biometric authentication systems can include contactless fingerprint scanners, iris readers, and facial recognition.
The Audio/Visual & Design Engineering Manager (DEM) is responsible for managing complex technical security systems, A/V systems, and architectural/engineering designs in Government locations around the world. The DEM has the authority to manage the designs on a day-to-day basis and verifies all designs meet applicable standards within the specified constraints of time.
Review and approve all designs and procurement for technical security and information technology systems, such as: audio/visual systems, closed-circuit television, intrusion detection and alarms, locking devices, access control and denial systems, countermeasures equipment, acoustic/RF attenuation technologies, computer systems/encryption, firewalls, forensics, network intrusion monitoring, and system security audit products.
Conduct audio/visual management activities that provide for the best audio/visual solution both on time and within budget.
Identify security risks, analyze those risks, and specify system requirements and procedural measures to ensure the integrity of stand-alone computers and network information systems.
Review and approve a variety of written documents including memoranda, trip reports, telegraphic communications with posts; and engineering surveys or service reports detailing specific engineering services planned or performed.
Manage the development of source code for the control systems in the Operations Centers.
Minimum travel required is approximately 25-50% to high threat areas worldwide.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Electromechanical Engineering (In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an Associate’s degree in an Engineering field with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience)
Minimum of five years of current experience in conducting technical security assessments; product evaluations, performing technical needs assessments and recommending security upgrades.
Minimum of five years of current experience in the architectural and engineering (A&E) industry specializing in operations and data centers.
Certified Technology Specialist (CTS-General) certification
Ability to logically and objectively analyze problems, apply sound judgment in assessing possible solutions, adjust to changing priorities, and meet tight deadlines.
Minimum TS security clearance
Ability to read, interpret and create electrical and electromechanical schematics and architectural drawings, including electrical /mechanical building systems drawings.
Knowledge and hands-on familiarity of computer systems, computer security, and familiarity with operating systems, hardware platforms, and networks.
Effective written and oral communication skills, and ability to present technical findings in a clear and concise manner to non-technical personnel.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability