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Cyber Sec Analyst Principal

Job ID: 2012166
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Date Posted: Jul 29, 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: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is the sole provider of Systems and Software Assurance Services to the NASA IV&V Program located in Fairmont, West Virginia. At the NASA IV&V Facility, we support NASA's IV&V Program, delivering analysis and verification & validation of safety-critical and mission-critical software for a number of important NASA programs, including both human and robotic exploration as well as earth and space science collection platforms.

 

The successful candidate will use his or her simulation and modeling software background, software and system engineering expertise, and NASA domain experience to evaluate target programs to ensure safety and mission success.


Responsibilities include: 

  • 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

  • 9 Years experience in Information Security
  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (9) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
  • 5 years of experience in Cyber and Information security compliance (NIST 800-53)
  • 5 years of experience in Incident response
  • 5 years of experience in Vulnerability assessments
  • Ability to rapidly learn nontraditional virtual environments such as the NASA Operational Simulation for Small Satellites

  • Understand Hex encoding

  • Basic understanding of Assembly coding.

  • Ability to learn uncommon scripts such as the Skyfield Python API

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering 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. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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