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Source Code Security Analyst

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Job ID: 2018280
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



The Source Code Security Analyst will be responsible for the evaluation of networks and systems to identify vulnerabilities with the goal of helping an organization improve its security posture. This is a highly technical hands-on role that will utilize the knowledge of common ports, protocols and services (PPS), knowledge of system administration, operating systems and creativity skills. It is an opportunity for a team player to enhance a world-class team and learn new skills.


  • Do vulnerability and compliance assessments as a member of a technical team
  • Conduct desktop/web/network applications source code analysis to find with high confidence vulnerabilities such as buffer overflows, SQL Injection Flaws, and so forth
  • Able to identify difficult to find vulnerabilities such as authentication problems, access control issues, insecure use of cryptography, etc. via source code review
  • Understand and perform static code analysis on widely-used languages for desktop and web applications including: C/C++ (Windows, RedHat Linux, Solaris), Java (Java SE, Java EE, JSP), .NET (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET), Python, PHP, Ruby on Rails, ColdFusion, JavaScript (including AngularJS, Node.js, and jQuery) and others
  • Configure, execute, validate and contextualize the output of static code analysis tools like HP Fortify, CodeDX, and others
  • Validate high number of false positive findings
  • Build working applications from customer/site provided source code to support static/dynamic testing
  • Work extensively from the Windows and UNIX/Linux command line (e.g. Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Research and formulate recommendations for vulnerabilities
  • Employ extensive use of Microsoft Office main tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio to prepare plans, reports, diagrams, tables, briefings, etc.
  • Be able to present, demonstrate, explain and document operational impact of a particular vulnerability or the combination of many vulnerabilities and flaws
  • Develop proof-of-concept examples and scenarios for reports and live demonstrations
  • Create/document tactic, techniques and procedures (TTP) to train and expand/share knowledge with customers and team members



Bachelors degree and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD and four (4) years or more experience.


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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