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NASA Cyber Security Specialist Sr

Job ID: 2113654
Location: EDWARDS AFB, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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 looking for a Cyber Security Specialist Senior to support the NASA NICS Program at Edwards AFB in California. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Define, design and implement computer security system policies, procedures and guidelines per NIST standards
  • Ability to explain and provide guidance of IT Security guidelines to information system (ISA) administrators and information system security officer (ISSO)
  • Assist in identifying, isolating and developing resolution strategies for anomalous system and network behavior
  • Responsible for coordinating and executing lead responsibility for the incident response process in support of the Center IRM and CISO
  • Coordinate and provide reports on security audits and assessments including network infrastructure and network connected equipment
  • Conduct security scans and report vulnerabilities at least monthly
  • Design and test new modified systems and document system requirements, designs, customer briefings and user documentation
  • Conduct audits and provide reports for deploying software to detect presence of unsecured, misconfigured or unauthorized network access points
  • Test security tools, patches, solutions and configurations for distribution upgrades that remedy known computer vulnerabilities
  • Perform penetration testing and reports as requested by NASA in accordance with Agency Policies, handbooks and local procedures
  • Maintain intrusion detection system rulesets
  • Review IDS logs
  • Monitor network trends
  • Correlate data from multiple sources to identify potential intrusions or access system or network risks
  •  Support and perform IT Security investigations and forensic analysis
  • Monitor and analyze system and network monitoring tool logs
  • Evaluate new approaches and technology that could improve security levels
  • Document hardware and software configurations
  • Define, author and maintain IT Security system security plans  

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors and five (6) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. Working knowledge of IT Security policies and LAN policies, directives and ISC2’s 8 domains of information security and 20 Critical Controls. Working knowledge of UNIX, Windows, MacOS and mobile devices. Working knowledge of, NIST and  FISMA directives for analysis and application to system security plans.


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.


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.


Overview

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 saic.com 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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