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Cyber Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2113439
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO. 
 
The MSEIT (MILSATCOM Systems Engineering, Integration and Test) team in support of SMC (Space and Missiles Systems Center) in El Segundo is seeking an individual to provide Information Assurance (IA) and Cybersecurity support for the MILSATCOM Capability area. The MILSATCOM portfolio of programs has an ongoing need for IA/Cybersecurity support, to meet the needs of our emerging next-generation protected SATCOM.  
Responsibilities: 
  • Perform systems engineering activities in the areas of cybersecurity, Assessment & Authorization (A&A), cryptographic System Security Engineering (SSE), and Certification & Accreditation (C&A), in accordance to NIST 800-53 RMF and NSA requirements and regulations 
  • Define security requirements, architecture, and design for embedded and large-scale, distributed DoD space and ground control systems 
  • Apply risk management concepts to mitigate vulnerabilities in system security architectures 
  • Interface with Space Force customer, system stakeholders, and external contractors to coordinate cybersecurity/cryptographic requirements and architecture flow down from the system level to individual elements of the system 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or technical equivalent
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • 2+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design 
  • 2+ years of work experience in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Security 
  • Understanding of modern computing architectures including CI/CD, microservices, cloud, and container technologies
  • Background in software design 
  • Understanding of the discipline and practice of Systems Engineering throughout the system lifecycle phases of concept, development, production, use, support, and retirement 
Preferred Experience and Skills: 
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering with emphasis in IA/Cyber Security
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • 5+ years of work experience in IA/Cyber Security 
  • 5+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design 
  • RMF or DIACAP Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) 
  • NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 RMF Analysis and Accreditation 
  • Security certification (CISSP) 



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Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Overview

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 saic.com.

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