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Lead Security Engineer

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Job ID: 2014321
Location: DORAL, FL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced individual to join SAIC’s team, in support of the U.S. Southern Command’s Cyber IT Enterprise Services (SCITES), to help support our Nation’s contingency planning, operations, and security operations to Central America, South America, the Caribbean areas. This individual will be a member of the team that establishes a Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) with Tier III Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) capabilities through the installations and operations and maintenance (O&M) of an open standard/open architecture system of systems, and related infrastructure, that will align Defensive Cyber Operations and IT Service Operations.  Through integration and employment of cybersecurity activities for Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) operations, together with internal defensive cyber operation measures, risks posed by threats and vulnerabilities will be reduced and rapid responses enabled for tasks and objectives issued by proper authorities across the USSOUTHCOM cyber battlefield. 

  • The candidate selected for this position shall support the implementation of Computer and Network Systems Administration for the NOSC through preparation for Cybersecurity Operations based on the approved implementation plan developed pre Task Award

  • Migrating appropriate end-point devices and client-based applications to VDI and SaaS models, enabling USSOUTHCOM to respond more rapidly to tasks and objectives issued from the authorities of USCYBERCOM DACO and USSOUTHCOM DACO over USSOUTHCOM-constructed networks

  • 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

  • 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


  • Currently possess a TS clearance with SCI eligibility

  • DoD 8570 certification (minimum Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II)

  • Work location Doral, Florida
  • Recognized Expert in the field. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Network Engineering, Data Science or similar discipline

  • Thirteen (13) or more years of 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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