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Sr. Cybersecurity Specialist

Job ID: 2112318
Location: NORFOLK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
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 Sr. Cybersecurity Specialist to support a Security Control Assessor Representative (SCAR)/ Certifying Authority Representatives (CAR) team in Norfolk, Virginia.


  • Candidates will review security requirements and certification and accreditation issues associated with LVC-OT systems, networks, and ranges.
  • Serve as a member of the LVC Authorizing Official cyber security staff, with responsibility for ensuring Information Assurance and Computer Security is incorporated in full life cycle of systems in computer and network infrastructure at all classification levels.
  • Develop, improve, and implement Computer Network Defense (CND) and Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) programs on multiple unclassified and classified networks and systems.
  • Support certification and accreditation processes, such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), Continuous Monitoring (CM), and assists in development and implementation of plans of action and milestones (POA&M). Develop and report relevant metrics and information on Information Assurance, RMF, CM, CND, and security control status of networks and systems.
  • Develop and provide Information Assurance and CND training, guides and instructions. Independently plans, organizes, prioritizes, and develops schedules to deliver program objectives on schedule and within budget while adhering to DoD regulations and changing situations.


Required Experience/Qualifications:

• Experience with Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

• Experience with DIACAP and RMF

• Working knowledge of eMASS

• Experience in applying information systems security principles and concepts, and project management principles.

• Experience in applying information systems security concepts and methods across multiple IT disciplines

• Experience with Operational Air Force systems

• DoD Directive 8570 IAM II compliance (i.e., Certified Authorization Professional)

Bachelors and 5 yrs experience or Masters and 3yrs experience or relevant years of experience in lieu of degree

Desired Qualifications:

• Joint Training Enterprise Architecture (JTEA)

• DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF)

• Joint Training Integration and Evaluation Center (JTIEC)

• Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)

• High Level Architecture (HLS)

• Test and Training Enabling Architecture (TENA)

• Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE)

• National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Definitions and Standards (NIST Special Publication 800-145 and 800-144)


Must possess minimally a Top Secret Clearance and be eligible to upgrade to a TS/SCI

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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