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NASA Cyber Security Team Lead

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Job ID: 1927980
Location: WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM, United States
Date Posted: Mar 19, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a dynamic Cyber Team Lead to oversee tasking and management of a diverse technical cybersecurity, data analytics, and information assurance team.  


The TDRS Operations Center (TOC) cyber team is in the middle of multiple IT Modernization projects as well as O&M for new and legacy NASA Mission environments.  These combined project environments compose the NASA Space Network (SN), in close partnership with the NASA Near-Earth Network (NEN) and Deep Space Network (DSN).


This work is being performed under the new 5-year contract:

Space Exploration Networks Services and Evolution (SENSE)


GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The Space Network (SN) Cyber Lead will coordinate tasking, give advice during engineering design reviews, and mentor cyber engineering staff in their daily duties. 


Cyber Staff perform duties such as:

  • Scanning, securing, and monitoring operating systems and network         
  • Tuning and management of IT security systems and applications
  • Conducting risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level
  • Weekly reporting on the status of Space Network IT Modernization projects

The lead can expect to be involved in a wide range of security issues including security architecture and providing technical inputs to tailor RMF controls.


The Cyber Lead has direct impact on work processes and outcomes, and frequently interacts with internal NASA personnel at various levels.  The Cyber Lead plays a key role in the cooperative efforts across cyber and project teams.


A degree in computer science, information technology, mathematics, or a related technical discipline.  Plus the requisite amount of combined Cyber, IT, and Networking experience.


Bachelors and ten (10) years or more experience;

OR Masters and seven (7) years or more experience;

OR PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience




In lieu of a degree:

Fourteen (14) years or more experience with a technical cybersecurity certification similar to Security+ CE.

Desired Qualifications



Soft skills necessary to manage a technical team (tasking, scheduling, reporting, mentoring) and maintain clean open communications across a diverse set of mission environments, high level managers and customers, and project teams.  Translation of technical requirements into laymen's terms.



Technical knowledge to give advice in peer design reviews, functionality report inputs, and as part of the engineering review board (ERB).  Assisting with quarterly review preparations.



Previous experience in systems engineering, network engineering, or administration of cyber security control platforms.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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