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Cybersecurity Engineer

Job ID: 2117791
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 3, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to advance the practice of software (SW) and cybersecurity engineering through all phases of a system acquisition, from requirements through design and production to sustainment and disposal of military systems that may operate in physical or cyberspace domains. They will develop and review policy, acquisition and technical guidance, strategy, methods, and technology roadmaps, as directed by the government.

The ideal candidate will be a well-versed software/cyber engineer with systems engineering knowledge of DoD programs, software and network development, and the current Cybersecurity/Risk Management Framework process.  The candidate will be an advocate for improving the DoD state-of-the-practice for software engineering and cybersecurity.

Job duties include:

  • Coordinate with the Military Services for the development of software engineering policy, guidance, and best practice and support the development of SW/Cyber-related DoD strategies, findings, assessments, recommendations and reports to DoD senior leaders.
  • Support the alignment of cybersecurity policy requirements and procedures with operational and system engineering requirements, methods, and processes for weapons systems.
  • Develop an implementation methodology to translate cybersecurity policy requirements into measurable and testable requirements and define blue-red teaming for weapons systems to allow for consistent development and operational test and evaluation of cybersecurity policy requirements applicable for weapons systems and their operational environments.
  • Provide professional engineering and technical services to support the capture of best practices, methods, processes and procedures in SCRE and the development of policy, guidance, and standards.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in the areas of Software Engineering, Cyber Engineering, and/or System Security Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of Acquisition or Engineering experience supporting DoD programs of record
  • Experience communicating with senior management and reporting progress against schedule
  • Ability to interact regularly with Service program offices and development contractors.
  • Experience in delivering complex solutions in a high-pressure environment
  • Possess communications and leadership skills with demonstrated ability to provide long-term guidance and solutions
  • Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, prioritization, task management and organizational skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually, and to transform ideas into practical implementation

Clearance

  • Must have minimum SECRET clearance; ability to obtain TOP SECRET clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an engineering discipline or related field
  • Experience as a DoD Action Officer in developing and staffing work packages through tasker information systems.
  • Knowledge of DOD acquisition lifecycle, policy and guidance
  • Background and capability in the following types of areas: Software Engineering, Agile software development, Embedded Software, Software Design, Risk Management Framework, Software Security, Systems Integration, Software Testing, Cybersecurity, Cyber Engineering


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.


Overview

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 saic.com.

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