SAIC is seeking a cybersecurity professional for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) position in Colorado Springs, Colorado supporting the United States Space Force (USSF). We want you to join our qualified and diverse team of professionals where you can apply your talents to take our team to new levels of performance. This position primarily entails performing cybersecurity support for government Special Access Programs (SAP). We need a team player who enjoys expanding and sharing their knowledge and contributing to our success. You will be involved in all aspects of cybersecurity operations and partner with site program security personnel to maintain an effective security program. The candidate must be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision, capable of multitasking and efficiently managing their time. This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.
Work as part of an integrated team to implement, assess, and sustain cybersecurity controls for systems and applications within satellite ground systems to meet Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements
Create and maintain system RMF body of evidence documentation in support of assessment and authorization activities (e.g., System Security Plan, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, Plan of Action and Milestones, etc.)
Utilize a combination of automated tools and manual methods to audit systems, identify atypical activities, and respond in accordance with system incident response plans
Coordinate duties and efforts with information technology and security staff to ensure we maintain a healthy and comprehensive cybersecurity program
Ensure systems comply with Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG) requirements and accurately assess the impact of modifications, changes, and vulnerabilities for each system
Conduct assessments to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure all security controls applied to a system are implemented and functional
- Performs other IA-related
- Active Top Secret security clearance and ability to obtain SCI
- BS degree and minimum 3 years of relevant experience
- DoD 8570 IAM Level I or higher baseline certification (e.g., Security+ CE); additional training and/or certifications may be required within 6 months of hire; acceptable baseline certifications can be found at https://public.cyber.mil/cw/cwmp/dod-approved-8570-baseline-certifications/
- Strong working knowledge of NIST 800-53 controls and the RMF process
- Windows and Linux operating systems administration and/or security
- Experience with various endpoint security, vulnerability, and enumeration tools (e.g., Tenable Nessus, ACAS, Splunk, ClamAV)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
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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.
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