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Security Analyst (ISMA)

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Job ID: 2118829
Location: AUSTIN, TX, United States
Date Posted: Dec 10, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC  has an opening for a Security Analyst (ISMA) (Internal Security Monitoring and Alerts) (REMOTE) to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:

The Security Analyst requires information technology experience in the methods, procedures and actions required to protect and secure information system hardware and software against malicious and damaging attacks and actions.
·Provides support for computer and network exploitation and defense techniques to include deterring, identifying and investigating computer and network intrusions, exploits, compromise, and malicious attacks.
·Monitor for potential compromise, intrusion, deficiency, significant event or threat to the security posture and security baselines.
·Providing incident response and remediation support.
·Performing comprehensive computer surveillance/monitoring and identifying vulnerabilities. 
·Knowledge, ability to research, and maintains proficiency in topics such as open and closed source computer exploitation tools, attack techniques, procedures, and trends. 
·Performs research into emerging threat sources and develops threat profiles. 
·Provides technical support for a comprehensive risk management program identifying mission critical processes and systems; current and projected threats; and system vulnerabilities.
·Investigate suspicious and potentially malicious activity within the networks and systems.
·Utilize systems and analytical tools that will make them aware of potential issues through alerts.  Examples of systems are: QRadar, Azure, IBM BigFix, and other security monitoring systems.
·Ability to read, examine, and analyze the alerts, perform triage, and determine the scope of the threat through the security process

·Knowledge and ability in computer forensic is beneficial.
·Possess basic knowledge in areas such as networking, malware analysis, incident response, and cyber etiquette.
·Ability to follow procedures and policy for incident response.
·Experience in security incident response to manage confidentiality, integrity, and availability of networks and systems.
·Will be required to scan, monitor and report on system vulnerabilities
·Will work in close contact with the Information Security Office in surveillance of user, software and network assets for appropriate use and enterprise wide protection
·Must stay abreast of current cyber security trends relevant to the client's business and system security
·Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment
·Demonstrate technical capabilities and professional knowledge
·Must be understand Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks.
·Must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulations


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience.
·    8 - years of relevant experience may be substituted for education

Preferred Experience 
·    OSCP Certification 
·    Familiarity with VA 6500 and NIST 800-53
·    Industry certifications highly desired, such as OSCP and CISSP
·    A Cyber Security Engineer has IT experience with Cyber Security Policy and threat mitigation.
       ·           QRadar, IBM BigFix, Network Detection & Response, Application Monitoring, Log Monitoring and SIEM systems
       ·           Strong verbal and written communication skills.
·    Attention to detail and excellent customer service.
·    Ability to work well in a team environment.
·    Capable to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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.
Target salary range: $50,001 - $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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.

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