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Security Engineer Team Lead

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Job ID: 201926
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC seeks a Lead Security Engineer to fill a key position on a critical IC contract. The qualified candidate will oversee team of security engineers in support of maintaining a security architecture encompassing advanced cloud-based security controls to protect sensitive information which includes applications, databases, physical servers, and network security, and to ensure accreditation of all applications and infrastructure. 


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Manage all aspects of Information Systems (IS), data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.

  • Implement and monitor security measures for communication systems, networks, and provide guidance to ensure systems and personnel adhere to established security standards and Governmental requirements

  • Develop and execute Government approved security policies, plans, and procedures; design and implement data network security measures.

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and carries out penetration tests.

  • Perform social engineering tests and analyzes technical security weaknesses. - Research and maintain proficiency tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and encryption

  • Develop tools, techniques, training, and countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and encryption 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; equivalent experience is acceptable

  • At least 10 years of experience working in a Cyber-security/ISSM position

  • Experience writing, updating and maintaining a System Security Plan in accordance with ICD 503

  • Demonstrated experience with system Assessment and Authorization process

  • Demonstrated experience with audit logs / audit monitoring program

  • Demonstrated experience with Security Scanning Tools

  • Experience supporting the intelligence community and Expertise with multiple technical applications is required

  • Experience working across organizations, managing multiple, high-priority tasks

  • Excellent written communication skills are required 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Certifications in AWS and/or CISSP











TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


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