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Cyber Security Engineer_MCE

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Job ID: 198728
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 25, 2019
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description




SAIC currently has an opening for a Sr. Cyber Analyst to supporting software development and sustainment of U.S. Army Battle Command & Control Systems, specifically the Joint Battle Command-Platform. (JBC-P). 


  • Tasks are divided between 1) the identification, documentation and mitigation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities using the Risk Management Process (RMF); 2) providing robust implementation of good security practices and technical insight on remediation of cybersecurity concerns via direct interaction with the software development team. 
  • The position requires daily interaction with the JBC-P leadership and Software Engineering teams to review security design requirements, evaluate proposed technical solutions for remediation of software vulnerabilities, and verify implementation of security updates for sustaining the current and future JBC-P systems

Candidate will be trained to use the following Cybersecurity and RMF systems; prior experience with these is desired,  but not required to start:

  1. EMASS (Enterprise Mission Assurance Security System)
  2. ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Scanner)
  3. STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides)
  4. HBSS (Host Based Security Solution)
  5. IAVMs ( Information Assurance Vulnerability Management)
  6. CVE’s (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures; per MITRE/SANS
  7. CWE’s (Common Weakness Enumeration), per MITRE/SANS
  8. US-CERT Secure Coding Standards

Hours: Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week; ability to travel not required; however travel opportunities do exist for up to 2 weeks per year for training and cybersecurity exercises. 




Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience; years of experience can be used in lieu of degree



  • Fully adjudicated Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience and proficiency with at least 1 of the following operating systems:  Windows 7, 10; Linux (Red Hat 6 or 7 preferred); and/or Android-based systems.



Desired Qualifications

  • CompTIA Security+ certification, and willingness to obtain further certifications leading to the DoD 8570.01  IAT Level 3. or IAM Level 2
  • Experience with software design and testing, and commercial network scanning tools will be helpful. (Wireshark, Nmap, Tenable Nessus, Fortify Code Analyzer, or similar)
  • Programming experience with C++, Java, Python, or similar languages.
  • Experience with the US Army in general (member of any operational unit at the brigade level or below will be helpful to understand deployment and implementation of JBC-P tactical software)


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 For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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