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GPS Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Job ID: 2200651
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a senior cybersecurity engineer to join the Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) and Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team in El Segundo, CA. The PNT/GPS SE&I team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter (SME) expertise to Space Force customers. Team members provide an enterprise cybersecurity perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans and work to institutionalize systems security engineering best practices across the PNT/GPS Enterprise. As a member of our PNT/GPS SE&I team, you'll work in a high-paced environment with Space Force personnel and system developers to ensure GPS remains the gold standard for position, navigation and timing.
 
Major duties of the position include:
  • Applying a combination of systems security engineering and knowledge of cybersecurity principles and architectures to design, develop and/or implement cybersecurity solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies and support full spectrum cyberspace operations
  • Development of testable cybersecurity requirements, assessing system security architecture designs, and supporting the development and sustainment programs from concept development and contract pre-acquisition through contractor design and operational approval including RFP, SOW, CDRL, GR&A and other tasking guidance
  • Validating flow-down of Enterprise Capability Development Document (CDD) requirements to system specification, segment specification, contractor system specification, Interface Control Documentation and Interface Specifications for two-way traceability between the requirements baseline and the source documents
  • Identifying and documenting cybersecurity impacts from formal Requests for Change (RFCs) to or variance from the technical baseline
  • Performing adversary threat analysis using the MITRE ATT&CK framework to map key adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures from relevant threat actors
  • Supporting cybersecurity activities for space, ground, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements of the GPS Enterprise by identifying security-related engineering risks, issues, and interdependencies between system elements, contracts and stakeholders
  • Researching, developing and briefing complex technical data packages that provide cybersecurity analysis driven results to inform Government decision-makers
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Space Force

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity or Computer Information Systems with 14+ years' experience
  • Possess and maintain a DoDM 8570 IAT Level III certification (e.g. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification)
  • Demonstrated system engineering and integration experience with DoD or Air Force space, ground, operations or sustainment segments 
  • Clearance Level: Current Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
  • Strong understanding of fundamental requirements development, requirements verification and systems security engineering processes
  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings. 
  • Experienced at self-starting, seeking solutions, and works well in a team environment 
     
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong familiarity with systems engineering and/or cybersecurity engineering principles identified in ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288.01, Standard for Application of Systems Engineering on Defense Programs, NIST Special Publication 800-160, Systems Security Engineering or DoDI 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology 
  • Demonstrated experience working with DoD, Air Force or Space Force customers in an acquisition environment, with space and/or ground systems 

 
 


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: $175,001 - $185,000. 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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