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Cyber Security Analyst

Job ID: 212642
Location: ROCK ISLAND, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a Cyber Security Analyst with knowledge and experience in system administration supporting Army networks  at Rock Island, IL.  The candidate will have working knowledge and experience designing, testing, and implementing secure operating systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.   Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment in the network, system and application level.  Conducts threat modeling exercises, Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs.  Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.  Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.  Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate, remediate and makes recommendations on process tailoring.



  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required.
  • Experience and understanding of DoD Risk Management Framework required activities
  • Validate cybersecurity controls against anywhere from 200 to 1,000 different types of criteria, assuring systems meet an acceptable level of protection
  • Assist in the development/management of annual compliance exercises and requirements
  • Update/Maintain cybersecurity related plans and policy, such as the Incident Response Plan, Backup and Restoration Plan, Configuration Management Plan, Continuity of Operations Plan, and Interconnection Agreements
  • Perform Information Assurance Vulnerability Management for systems.  Experience with DoD cybersecurity management systems such as EITDR and eMASS.
  • CISSP required; or must be able to obtain within 6 months of hire date.
  • Bachelors degree and six years’ relevant experience.


  • Experience with DoD/AF/CNSS/RMF Policies such as DoDI 8510.01, NIST SP 800-37 and 800-53, CNSSI 1253.
  • Experience with the selection and tailoring of RMF security controls


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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