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NASA Cybersecurity Specialist Associate

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Job ID: 2201366
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 28, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Cybersecurity Analyst to support the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.  NICS contract provides high quality integrated communications services for secure voice, video and data solutions and services to NASA customers worldwide. This role would support the program Information Assurance Team on the NASA Corporate Network


Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network and system level
  • Collaborate with system administrators and owners on security controls
  • Formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs
  • Ensure system compliance and on-going authorization with NIST 800.53
  • Conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed
  • Support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting
  • May provide briefings to senior staff
  • Support projects and initiatives as the Cybersecurity subject matter expert
  • Periodically support operations as a Cybersecurity watch officer
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve technical and non-technical challenges assigned to


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related fields
  • Years of experience accepted in lieu of degree. 
  • Bachelors and 0 years related experience.


Required Skills:

  • NIST Risk Management Framework experience
  • System and/or Security Plan administration
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-task, operational environment with deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work under general direction


Desired Skills / Experiences:

  • NASA experience
  • System Security Plan Auditing
  • FedRAMP
  • Python Scripting
  • Nessus
  • Data Analytics



  • Secret


Certifications / Training:

  • Network+/Security+ or equivalent


Desired Certifications / Training:

  • ITIL
  • Cisco
  • Linux
  • Microsoft
  • Juniper


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