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OSD Damage Assessment Technical Analyst

Job ID: 214505
Location: LINTHICUM, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jun 8, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a OSD Damage Assessment Technical Analyst to support the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD R&E) Damage Assessment Management Office (DAMO) Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cyber Security Program to support the development of a holistic approach for protecting the Defense Industrial Base technical advantage to safeguard Controlled Technical Information (CTI) and advance policy to evaluate the compromise of controlled technical information (CTI) within the DoD enterprise.

Job duties include:

  • Build upon current strategy, policy, and guidance related to DoD Priority Modernization Areas to analyze gaps and develop recommendations to strengthen the DoD technological advantage.
  • Manage Technology Area Protection Plan (TAPP) development and activities, including technology area decomposition, open source research into emerging technology, analysis, and protection planning to determine critical priorities for protection.
  • Integrate whole-of-government strategies and policies for technology identification and protection into overall Science and Technology (S&T) protection framework.
  • Oversee and coordinate subject matter expert participation in technology area assessments in DoD technology modernization areas (e.g., hypersonics, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, quantum science, cyber, autonomy, 5G)
  • Conduct Integrated Product Teams and coordinate with OUSD(AS) and OUSD(RE), key stakeholders in the intelligence and counterintelligence communities, other OSD staff offices, and other Federal Agencies playing key roles in CTI protection and damage assessment execution, planning, and response.
  • Aggregate the analyses for final OSD damage assessment reports to senior members of OUSD(R&E), and support short-notice taskers focused on protection of critical DoD programs and technologies.
  • As a member of the Triage Team responsible for developing and coordinating procedures for assessing compromised DoD information, review incoming mandatory cyber incident reports submitted under DFARS 252.204-7012.  Prepare analytical reports, make assessments, and manage case closures.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience, or Master's degree and three (3) years of expereience. 
  • Two years of experience in Systems Engineering Plans, Test and Evaluation Master Plans, Critical Program Information identification, or Program Protection Plan development/execution
  • Three years of experience with DoD weapons systems engineering
  • Knowledge of Defense Industrial Base Cyber Security policy, program protection planning.


  • Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate degree
  • Thorough understanding of how intelligence and counterintelligence information about threats and vulnerabilities to weapon systems can be incorporated into assessments of acquisition program information.
  • Ability to work both independently and with personnel from multiple organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work from high-level, limited and evolving guidance in order to produce timely and effective results is highly desirable


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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