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Information Assurance Specialist III

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Job ID: 207715
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 11, 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 Remote Work: No

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Job Description



Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding, and sustaining military space systems.  SAIC supports SMC’s mission and is currently looking for Information Assurance Specialist to support research, analysis, planning, engineering, and valuation activities for the Production Corps at SMC. Tasks will include independently identify high-risk areas associated with development and production of space systems.  This position is located at El Segundo, CA.


Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards;
  • Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures;
  • Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations;
  • Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands;
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies;
  • Applies experience to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features for system architectures;
  • Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures;
  • Performs computer and/or network security vulnerability assessments and scans to identify, evaluate and mitigate security risks, threats and vulnerabilities;
  • Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer and/or network systems which may include cloud, servers, workstations, and personal computers;
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analysis of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle;
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements;
  • Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solutions;
  • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support;
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure
  • May lead and direct the work of others.


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • Fourteen (14) years or more of related experience

  • DoD Secret required

  • Must possess one (1) or more of the following IAT Level III certifications:

    • CASP CE – CompTIA Advanced Security Professional;
    • CISSP or Associate – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    • CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor
    • GCED – GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender;
    • GCIH – GIAC Certified Incident Handler 
  • Must possess one (1) or more of the following IAM Level III certifications
    • GSLC - GIAC Security Leadership Certification
    • CISM – Certified Information Security Manager
    • CISSP or Associate – Certified Information Systems Security Professional;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives

  • Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives 

Desired Qualifications:
  • Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious
  • Acquisition Experience


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 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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