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Early Career Technical Leadership Program (Cyber Security Associate)

Job ID: 2018115
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2020
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern Technical
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC College Leadership Program

Join an exciting and inclusive work environment where your work matters and we put the customer at the center of all we do. SAIC is seeking STEM college graduates to join our company this summer for full time entry-level positions focused on technical solution consulting roles.  You will develop critical leadership and functional skills in areas such as Cyber Security, Data Science, IT Engineering and Application Development. Our Technical Leadership Program is a 4-6 month talent development program based on formal and experiential learning with coaching, mentoring and feedback for leadership development.


What is in it for you?

  • Immersion within an early career peer cohort for partnership and support
  • Structured learning curriculum which includes technical certifications and technical leadership training
  • Rotational assignments designed to build technical acumen, technical solution delivery skills and industry knowledge.
  • Exposure to leader talent at all levels and technical mentorship

Cyber Security Engineer

  • Support and develop your skills in a variety of functional areas within the Cyber Practice, potentially including one or more of the following functional areas which help strengthen our nation’s security posture:
    • Vulnerability Scanning/Management
    • Ethical Hacking
    • Governance, Risk, and Compliance
    • Incident Detection, Investigation, and Response
    • Security System Administration, Engineering, and/or Architecture
    • Cyber Training and Development



  • A Bachelor’s degree obtained prior to May 2021
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen; sponsorship is not available for this program
  • Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative discipline, including Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Data Analytics or other majors with demonstrated technical experience (ex: Applied Mathematics).
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of graduation
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Intermediate to advanced programming and/or scripting skills or experience in one or more of the following areas: Java, .net,, PHP, Python, Objective C, C#, C/C++, Perl, XML, JSON, UML, JavaScript, Visual Basic, HTML, SQL, PL/SQL, Shell scripts.


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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