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Cyber Security Analyst

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Job ID: 2116677
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 9, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Ops
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professional to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

SAIC’s Cyber Security Analyst will coordinate activities to ensure mission applications are available to deploy for investigations and assessment. The Cyber Security Analyst will perform continuous security risk assessment and compliance automation with cyber risk management tools, while providing process improvements to related IT security policies.


Mandatory Skills:

  • Must have an active/current TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience with cyber security techniques
  • Demonstrated experience providing recommendations in technical standards, security standards, and operational assurance
  • Demonstrated experience operating vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, WebInspect, and AppDetective and analyzing results generated by those tools
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing networks and systems for development
  • Demonstrated experience understanding Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting technical problems/vulnerabilities in various operating systems such as Linux and Windows, and in physical and/or virtualized environments.

Optional Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Note that years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing cyber risk management tools like XACTA to adhere to accepted assessment methodologies and standards
  • Demonstrated experience understanding AWS or other cloud services
  • Demonstrated experience performing security analyses of network architecture and recommend functional requirements for development
  • Demonstrated experience navigating Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes in order to achieve Authorization to Proceed
  • Demonstrated experience with the system development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated experience with forensic software such as WireShark
  • Certifications: CISSP, CEH, and/or Security+

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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