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Cyber Security Engineer

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Job ID: 218446
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a talented Cyber Security Engineer or Technologist to provide software Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) support to Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE), Support Equipment (SE), or Research, Development, Test & Engineering (RDT&E) in Lakehurst, NJ.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide security engineering for the ALRE infrastructure environment
  • Providing cyber engineering expertise to determine security requirements by evaluating best practices; researching security standards/tools; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; identify integration issues
  • Enhance current security team competence by developing and directing secure architecture techniques; answering technical and procedural questions from team members; recommending improved processes; mentoring team members
  • Plans security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; developing requirements for local area networks (LANs), secure interfaces, routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices; designs public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhering to DoD standards
  • Monitor and maintain the ALRE network integrity, confidentiality and availability
  • Working knowledge of current government mandated cybersecurity policies and procedures


Education, Certification, and Clearance Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience and a BA/BS degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline is preferred. However, candidates with an additional 5 years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree may be considered
  • A minimum of a Comptia Security+ certification (or the ability to obtain this certification within 60 days of hire) is required
  • A Secret level clearance is required. Candidates who’s clearance has been inactive for less than 2 years and can be re-activated to an interim Secret clearance prior to start date will be considered

Technical Experience/Skills Requirements:

  • Experience with the analysis, systems design, implementation and testing of secure enterprise information systems
  • Expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • In-depth familiarity with TCP/IP network protocols, application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP, SMTP, DNS, etc.), and general techniques for parsing network protocols
  • Experience in information security, risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, authentication, and authorization
  • Experience implementing situational awareness techniques/tools
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain security measures (NIST 800-53 controls)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is a plus
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification is a plus



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SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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