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Cybersecurity Spec Sr Princ

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Job ID: 2111641
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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 cybersecurity systems administrator to support the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to develop, deploy, modernize, and expand the program and its customers. We are looking for a detail-oriented security administrator to be responsible for desktop, mobile, and network security, troubleshooting network access and implementing network security policies and procedures at our organization. This position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Key responsibilities are:
  • Managing, installing, administering, and troubleshooting network security solutions for the organization’s servers, desktop and mobile equipment.
  • Ensuring email and data storage networks work properly
  • Managing telecommunication networks
  • Updating software with the latest security patches and ensuring the proper defenses are present for each network resource
  • Configuring security systems, analyzing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
  • Participating in decisions about buying future hardware or software to upgrade the organization’s network


Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 14 or more years of relevant experience; Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 12 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance or equivalent and ability to obtain SCI
  • Proven hardware/software troubleshooting experience, including virtualization
  • CompTIA Security + or equivalent certification required for DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 compliance
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of computer, network, and security systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively at all organization levels
  • Willing to consider diverse opinions and viewpoints, capable of innovative thinking and solution formation
Desired Skills and Experience
  • HBSS and ACAS installation and management experience
  • Experience with patching and applying STIGs and other cyber technologies that implement security controls in military cyberspace operational environments such as firewalls, router ACLs, PKI, OWASP, scripting, identity management, virtualization, etc.
  • Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans
  • Creating network policies and authorization roles and defending against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. 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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