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Security Lead

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Job ID: 209117
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 3, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Security Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description

Description

We are seeking a motivated and customer oriented Security Lead to join our team working from home to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC.

Potential for Remote/Virtual work (on site work required on a "needs" basis).

SAIC will be developing an as-serverless-as-possible solution using React.js-based static end-user applications served through AWS S3 and made available to end users through the AWS Content Distribution Network (CDN), CloudFront. SAIC will deliver mission services supporting those applications with AWS Lambda functions and other AWS managed services such as databases, messaging, batch processing, and e-mail.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

• Keeps up with new technologies and security vulnerabilities preferably in a distributed, cloud, or Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment

• Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.

• Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level. Conducts threat modeling exercises.

• Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs.

• Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.

• Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.

• Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring.

• Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

• Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.

• Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.

• May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.

• Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring.

• Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

• Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.

• Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed. May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting.

• May provide briefings to senior staff.

Qualifications

SKILLS AND ABILITY

• Practical knowledge of AWS Cloud capabilities and systems integration

• Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to development of new principles and concepts. Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.

• Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

• Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of supervisor. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

• Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect image of organization's technological capability.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelors and 9 years of experience or equivalent

• CISSP, CISA or equivalent certifications

Prefer AWS Certification

Clearance Required
• Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Overview

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 saic.com. 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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