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Cyber Security Cloud Analyst - NASA

Job ID: 203217
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Date Posted: Mar 26, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Cloud Analyst to support our NASA SAS program.


  • Applies experience with the selection, implementation, testing, monitoring, and documentation of NIST security controls to provide security assurance and manage risk

  • Performs independent assessments (system and software security vulnerability, threat, and risk assessments) on development and large-scale operational environments

  • Performs full-lifecycle (i.e., Concept to Deployment) Information Assurance (IA) security analyses to ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total secure systems solutions that acknowledge technical constraints

  • Performs NIST security control assessments in support of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) to include using vulnerability scanning tools and interpreting results

  • Performs analysis of systems security and software architecture, system security and software requirements, system and software design, source code, and the developer’s unit, build, and systems integration test products

  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, and requirements allocation and interface definition studies to evaluate compliance of software/systems developer’s software security specifications and requirements to the software security NIST standards

  • Performs mentoring and training on IA methodologies/ techniques 

  • Develops independent test plans, cases, procedures, and scripts and performs independent testing of safety and mission critical software systems to ensure the system will not do what it is not supposed to do and will respond in a safe and desired manner under adverse conditions

  • Interacts directly with targeted development program personnel providing a suitable interface for the program to gain access to the results of IV&V IA analyses

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams of security and systems analysts performing assessments and/or verification and validation analyses

  • Analyzes effectiveness/efficiency of the NASA IV&V program's security analysis procedures and processes, and develops/ recommends improvements

  • Prepares presentations, reports, research, and other contract deliverables related to mission assurance analyses performed


  • 5 + years of experience conducting cybersecurity compliance assessments (NIST 800-37, Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST 800-53, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
  • 1-3+ years of specific experience working with Cloud Technologies and Solutions such as Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working on a FedRAMP 3rd Party Assessment Organization’s (3PAO) Team
  • Self-Starter; ability to conduct analyses and assessments and write assessment reports independently without supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Certified Cloud Practitioner or equivalent
  • CISSP Certification


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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