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Cyber Engineer Sr Principal

Job ID: 2115015
Location: AURORA, CO, United States
Date Posted: Oct 25, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



This position will support an OPIR Joint customer Program Office responsible for acquiring the Overhead Persistence GEOINT Architecture (OPGA) that will provide the user community with OPIR capabilities in a modular, open architecture that provides global, persistent, real-time surveillance and activity based intelligence information.  The successful applicant will provide SETA support as a Senior Cyber Engineer.  The selected candidate will be responsible for providing Joint Intelligence Community Government project leads with the planning, organizing and management of cyber security implementation on systems related to satellite ground processing capabilities.  This role requires TS/SCI with poly.  The compensation range is 125-150K.


  • Overall support and oversight of an Information Assurance project/program
  • Integration, Development, Coordination and Implementation of Information Assurance initiatives in accordance with DoD NIST and Intelligence Community ICD503 processes
  • Work with Directorates and Offices to prepare and provide Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages for ATO
  • Interface with multiple government agencies in the areas of Information Assurance and act as a liaison between government program offices (Directorates and Offices) and stakeholders in support of security and situational awareness
  • Ability to coach junior teammates in IA/Cyber best practices
  • Foster an environment of open communication among the team to raise issues and impediments often and early to improve transparency
  • Provides business and systems analysis support for the project, collaborate with customers and teammates to identify, define, interpret, and clarify scope of problems/issues in terms of business/systems requirements and processes


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.


  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience or PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience
  • Must be a US Citizen with active TS/SCI security clearance and  polygraph
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills and facilitation skills to effectively lead discussions across multiple groups
  • At least one of the following Certifications: CISM, CISSP, SEC+

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be 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. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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