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IA System Security Engineer

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Job ID: 2016856
Location: WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OH, United States
Date Posted: Dec 8, 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


SAIC is seeking qualified candidates to support the US Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS) program.

AFAMS is the premier agency responsible for implementation, integration, and development of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and training and analysis standards that support the US Air Force (USAF), Department of Defense (DoD), and mission partners requiring these capabilities to support the Warfighter in full-spectrum operations. As the lead agent for M&S within the USAF, AFAMS gathers requirements, seeks out potential solutions, and integrates legacy and emerging M&S solutions across the USAF and the DoD. The USAF has an M&S initiative that focuses on providing simulation and synthetic training as the critical capability to augment live training, act as an enabler for critical decision-making, and enhance human performance. In the current resource constrained environment, demand for M&S rises with the continuously evolving need for operational readiness and mission preparedness across the USAF, DoD, and with coalition partners. AFAMS focuses on providing innovative M&S services as the key to meeting this demand.

The role of this position is to support the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Simulators Division in Wright Patterson AFB, OH. The IA System Security Engineer will:

  • Develops and provides IA, Cybersecurity, RMF, and SENTRI/ACAS training courses and instructions. Analyze, Develop, and Execute training for government and contractor support personnel.
  • Increases personnel security awareness of evolving threats, policies and procedures.
  • Facilitates streamlining of RMF and eMASS processes and procedures.
  • Promotes the LVC-OT cyber security strategy and how it is implemented across the simulator fleet.
  • Provides SENTRI Installation and Configuration and Scan Operations instruction.
  • Develops/reports networks and systems cyber security, RMF, CM, and security control metrics and status


The following skills are required:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT-Level II certification
  • 3 years system security engineering experience conducting information system security assessments; evaluating IA and Cybersecurity security controls; and conducting and supporting RMF activities.
  • (Desired) Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) proficiency.
  • eMASS and ACAS operations proficiency; formal eMASS/ACAS training desired.
  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience. In lieu of a degree an additional 4 years of experience is required.

 A Secret security clearance is required for this position.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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