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Cybersecurity Communications Specialist

Job ID: 212338
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Ops
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Communications Specialist to work in a remote capacity.  This is support the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cybersecurity mission to ensure HHS can actively protect the vital health information with which it is entrusted, respond to existing and emerging cybersecurity threats, and continue to enhance the program to ensure HHS has the capability and capacity to respond to new and emerging requirements, technologies and threats.


The Cybersecurity Communications Specialist shall support delivery of cybersecurity services through stakeholder engagement, reporting, and documentation.


Duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Support HHS personnel, Operational Division (OpDiv), stakeholder, and partner engagement.

  • Support communications and reporting functions of HHS cybersecurity programs and partners and other HHS cybersecurity communications and stakeholder engagements.

  • Ensure all communications, reports, initiatives, released documentation, presentation resources, and related messaging are accurately and consistently developed, reviewed, conveyed, tracked, and stored to and for appropriate stakeholders - both internal and external to HHS.

  • Provide support, developing, maturing, editing, implementing and maintaining the OIS Strategic Communications Plan.

  • Develop and deliver documents and a variety of presentations and publications which require a range of writing and editing styles, from technical to journalistic, as well as publication capabilities that range from development, design, templates, graphics, physical copy, and web-based releases. Documents will include but are not limited to public releases, technical reports, documentation, narrative, scripts, newsletters, and brochures.

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate a shared communications library using HHS SharePoint resources.

  • Support data call distribution and management including tracking, collection, aggregation and draft responses.

  • Support training of HHS personnel on effective communications mechanisms and the OIS Strategic Communication Plan.

  • Research and maintain awareness of relevant conferences, roundtable and panel discussions, and other opportunities to create a current inventory of potential engagements.

  • Assist in logistical planning for event attendance.



Required Experience: 1+ years of relevant experience.

Certification Requirement: Industry standard cybersecurity certification, e.g. Security+ or similar

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field. We may consider a high school / GED and 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree. 

Clearance Requirement: US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust.

Target salary range: $55,001 - $65,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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