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Information Security Manager

Job ID: 219518
Location: RICHMOND, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


About the SAIC MSI Program

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been awarded a $165 million contract by the Commonwealth of Virginia to serve as a multisourcing service integrator (MSI). Under the contract, SAIC will provide an innovative approach to assist the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) with modernizing the state’s technology infrastructure. Under the contract, SAIC will coordinate and monitor multiple IT infrastructure services suppliers for state executive branch agencies. The MSI is the cornerstone of a strategy that will diversify the state’s portfolio of suppliers, improve service delivery quality, ensure cost-competitiveness, and provide transparency and accountability into the commonwealth’s service delivery platform.


Position Summary

SAIC is seeking an Information Security Manager to join our management team supporting a major state & local government customer. This Key Personnel role on the program is accountable for operational security management functions in a multi-supplier environment. Essential duties of this position include:


  • Provide day-to-day management, direction and leadership for Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk management teams.
  • Coordinate with other suppliers including the Managed Security Services supplier for the response, evaluation, and remediation of security issues
  • Work with other Service Tower Suppliers to develop plans for corrective action and track through to completion
  • Oversee and perform risk assessments
  • Lead Security Training planning and provide oversight for staff and Supplier training to maintain compliance with Commonwealth and IT Infrastructure (ITISP) requirements
  • Act as Process Owner for Operational Security Processes (Cross-Functional); ensure Processes are maintained and updated on a regular basis
  • Oversee Security Clearance management for all SAIC and Supplier staff including oversight for compliance and quality of the Security Clearance Management Database


The Information Security Manager performs a critical management role ensuring that the technology underpinning supporting IT support processes and workflows are working effectively, reliably, and efficiently to meet service objectives and customer expectations. You will have the opportunity to solve complex problems, coordinate with multiple suppliers, and optimize processes through automation. This position offers the chance to research and analyze cybersecurity capabilities to satisfy data protection requirements. The Information Security Manager will also play a key role in representing current and future capabilities of supporting ITSM tools, and contributing to long-term strategy as well as tactical activities leading to the continual improvement of the environment to meet security objectives.


Background / Experience


  • Providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security.
  • Provides support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to IT systems
  • Oversees the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements
  • Responsible for the implementation and development of the MSI security detection protocols.
  • Gathers and organizes technical information about existing security products, and ongoing programs.
  • Performs risk analyses which also includes risk assessment
  • A working knowledge of security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current Internet/EC technology.
  • Provide support for monitoring events and ongoing maintenance activities
  • Knowledge and understanding of management tools used to detect most anomalies within the infrastructure
  • Knowledge and understanding of incident response, IDS/IPS, Endpoint systems, firewalls, sensors, routers/switches
  • Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.


Education / Certifications / Other

  • Bachelors and 13 years or more of related experience; Masters and 12 years or more of related experience.
  • ITIL certification preferred (Foundation or above)
  • Must have at least 6+ years of hands on Cybersecurity experience. 
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • Possess security certifications (CISSP, Security+, IAT certification)
  • Operational Knowledge of the following: ServiceNow, Splunk, Tenable Nessus, Sailpoint, CyberArk
  • Strong skills with: MS Office products and Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience with two or more the following preferred:
    • Endpoint Security
    • ServiceNow
    • Splunk
    • Tenable Nessus
    • Sailpoint
    • CyberArk
    • Active Directory
    • Okta


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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