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Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer

Job ID: 2118123
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
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 InfoSec Engineer will manage and support IT applications and systems through the Assessment and Accreditation (A&A) process. The engineer will gather and document security requirements, coordinate Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs), and validate complex requests. The Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer will implement Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, conduct security control assessments, and identify vulnerabilities within the information systems and operation environments. Utilizing tools including XACTA, ServiceNow, Primavera, JIRA, and Help Desk Suite, the engineer will track required tasking and create necessary system plans.


Mandatory Skills:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in cyber security
  • Understanding Risk Management Framework (RMF) and their controls
  • Utilizing security scanning tools and analyzing scans
  • Interpreting the output from security tools such as Burp, Nessus, WebInspect, Rapid 7, Nessus, and AppDetective
  • Using XACTA or XACTA 360 to adhere accepted assessment methodologies and standards
  • Developing, engineering, and implementing security and architecture for information systems
  • Evaluating Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and Body of Evidence (BoE)

Optional Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or a related discipline. Note that years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree
  • Auditing services on Linux and Window environments
  • Aggregating data collected in the auditing process using Splunk
  • Performing network and firewall administration and patching and misconfiguration checks
  • Utilizing Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its auditing procedures
  • Using Confluence
  • Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

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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