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Information System Security Officer

Job ID: 2017797
Location: KAISERSLAUTERN, RP, Germany
Date Posted: Nov 13, 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 Warrior Preparation Center (WPC) in Einsiedlerhof AS, Germany. The Information System Security Officer will:

  • Provide technical inputs for Cyber Vulnerability Management (CVM) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) regarding remediation timelines or vulnerability mitigation to sufficient detail
  • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise of DoD and AF policies, instructions related to the C&A processes, AF Security, Interoperability, Supportability, Sustainability and Interoperability (SISSU) activities, the AF Certification and Accreditation Process (AFCAP), and DoD’s Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Report security findings and issues associated with the RMF process to the appropriate Cybersecurity POCs
  • Assist the WPC in achieving consistent application/implementation of network and system security policies, countermeasures, and procedures under development and fielded to user sites
  • Assist the IAM in assessing the accuracy and completeness of system accreditation packages in accordance with DIACAP/RMF to increase the overall security posture of the WPC
  • Assist as required in maintaining and updating CM control of the following documents: Configuration Management Plan, Risk Management Plan, Vulnerability Management Plan, Patch Management Plan, Incident Response Plan, COOP, and DRP. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


The following skills are required or desired as stated:

  • IAT Level II Certification required
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Craftsman: Server Infrastructure and/or Red Hat Certified System Administrator, 5-7 years’ experience
  • Experience with ACAS or Tenable Nessus vulnerability scanners. 
  • ISSO cybersecurity qualification
  • Desired Familiarity with the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), experience-supporting LVC distributed training systems and Distributed Training Centers (DTC)
  • 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 (fully adjudicated and eligible for NATO) secuity 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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