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Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

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Job ID: 200988
Location: AUSTIN, TX, United States
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2020
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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


About SAIC
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness 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.

Position Summary
SAIC is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Analyst to join our team providing Security Operations Services for a major state & local government customer located in Texas. This position reports to our Technical Director and is a member of the on-site team providing security planning, management and oversight for data center and cloud services. Working with fellow team members, the Senior Cyber Security Analyst will be primarily responsible for activities associated with cyber risk management, establishment of standards and policy, and supporting related tasks and recurring deliverables. Primary job responsibilities include:
  • Using the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and other standards-based guidance, perform risk analysis including identification, recommendation of mitigations, and tracking of risks throughout their lifecycle
  • Perform threat modeling and assessment
  • Coordinate audit activities by internal and external parties including SOC II Type 2 audits (external)
  • Using NIST SP800-53R4 and other references, design and coordinate the implementation of cyber security controls with technical teams
  • Coordinate and oversee the development of system security plans and compliance with standards and policies
  • Interact with peer supplier organizations in the assessment of risk for their systems and technologies, and coordinate risk management and response activities
  • Maintain POAMs and supervise the completion of assign tasks and activities by others
  • Perform baseline assessments of cybersecurity compliance against documented standards and requirements
  • Ensure that SAIC and in scope systems are patched according to approved schedule and requirements
  • Provide input and assessment of new risks and recommend actions
  • Coordinate annual cybersecurity assessment across multiple vendors and service providers; produce consolidated assessment report
  • Provide reports, communication and engagement with stakeholders and management
  • Provide senior management and executive briefings, summaries and reports on activities, assessments and cyber security posture 
  • Coordinate business continuity and disaster recovery activities
  • Lead maintenance of policy, procedures, and related job aid documentation


Experience, Education and Certification
  • 3 years of experience with cyber risk management including the NIST RMF and SP800-53R4
  • Experience providing and coordinating cyber security assessments and audits
  • Experience with the development and documentation of cybersecurity policies and standards
  • Cyber security in data center and cloud environments
  • Experience with one or more public cloud services including Azure or AWS
  • Work in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and five (5) years related experience; OR, Master’s Degree and three (3) years of experience in a related discipline (e.g. Information Security).
  • Cybersecurity certification (CISSP or CRISC preferred; alternatives include CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISA, CISM, GSLC)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with ITIL, ITIL certification
  • Experience with reporting and reporting tools
  • Experience with SIEM tools (Splunk)


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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