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Information Systems Security Engineer

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Job ID: 2118335
Location: WARREN, MI, United States
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC has a potential opportunity for an In­­­­­­­­­­formation Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to support the U.S. Army Military Ground Vehicle Systems.  The work will be located in Warren, MI.

This position is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated start date November 2022.
Job Responsibilities Include:

  •  Discover Information System Protection Needs through analyzing the Activity's mission; identifying legal and regulatory requirements; identify classes of threats; determining impacts against risk; identifying security services; documenting the protection needs; and identifying design constraints.
  • Define System Security Requirements by developing the system security context, Security Concept of Operations {CONOPs), and Security Requirements Baselines from the gathered Customer and Stakeholder requirements.
  • Design System Security Architecture by working with SEs in areas of functional analysis and allocation by analyzing candidate architectures, allocating security services, and selecting security mechanisms. The ISSE identifies components or elements, allocates security functions to those elements, and describes the relationships between the elements.
  • Develop Detailed Security Design by analyzing design constraints, analyzing trade-offs, generating detailed system and security design, with life-cycle support consideration.
  • Implement System Security from the hands-on approach to participation in a multidisciplinary examination of all systems issues that provides input to the Certification and Accreditation(C&A) process activities.
  • Assess Information Protection Effectiveness by focusing on the effectiveness of the information protection whether the system can provide confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and nonrepudiation for the information it is processing that is required for mission success.
  • Evaluate Commercial off the Shelf (COTS} and Government off the Shelf (GOTS} technologies - systems, applications, and services -against the Activity's INFOSEC and Cybersecurity requirements and needs.
  • Conduct INFOSEC and Cybersecurity assessment testing and reporting in accordance with the RMF and NIST 800-53; identifies deficiencies and documents them as Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) and provides recommendations for solutions in line with best practices and security industry standards.



  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Systems from an accredited college or university.
  • A Master's degree in any of the preceding disciplines may be substituted for one year of general experience.


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with additional concentration as an Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) or Information Assurance Level III. (IAT level III), and or Information Assurance Management Level (IAM Level II), with additional certifications in ethical hacker, and experience with software vulnerability tools such as Fortify or NESSUS. 

Required Skills:

  • A minimum total of 14 years' experience in the analysis, development and support of embedded computer systems and networks for DOD military ground systems including:  
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience in the development and analysis of real-time embedded systems for security risks
  • A minimum of four (4) years' experience in DOD Information Assurance policy and regulatory compliance including DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process (DITSCAP), DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) & Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are needed to handle multiple task/projects and to work independently.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills are also required to work well with all levels of staff and managers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Clearance Requirements: 

  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance is required

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