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Cybersecurity Specialist

Job ID: 2200205
Location: WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OH, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Sr. Cybersecurity Specialist for an exciting new Air Force program out of Wright Patterson AFB in OH.  This is a hybrid position that will incorporate both ISSM (60%) and ISSE (40%) functionalities.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level. 
  • Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs.
  • Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.
  • Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.
  • Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring.
  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed. May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff.
  • Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.
  • Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring.
  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (STE) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports. Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.
  • Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.
  • May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting.
  • May provide briefings to senior staff.
  • Maintain baseline system security according to organizational policies. Manage accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment. Design group policies and access control lists to ensure compatibility with organizational standards, business rules, and needs. Implement and enforce local network usage policies and procedures.
  • Conduct functional and connectivity testing to ensure continuing operability. Plan, execute, and verify data redundancy and system recovery procedures. Check system hardware availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency. Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to ensure that the desired information is produced and instructions and security levels are correct.
  • Develop and document systems administration standard operating procedures. Comply with organization systems administration standard operating procedures.
  • Manage system/server resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability. Oversee installation, implementation, configuration, and support of system components.
  • Monitor and maintain system/server configuration. Install, update, and troubleshoot systems/servers. Provide ongoing optimization and problem-solving support. Diagnose faulty system/server hardware. Perform repairs on faulty system/server hardware. Troubleshoot hardware/software interface and interoperability problems.

Qualifications

Must possess an active DoD IAM II certification.

Must have an active Secret or higher security clearance.

Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


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: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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