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Information System Security Specialist

Job ID: 2202021
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
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: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC, a leading provider of targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, systems development & deployment, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. 

 SAIC is seeking experienced Information System Security Engineers at multiple levels to support a program with direct impact to our country’s national security.  This position is located in Fort Meade, MD.  The position requires an active/current TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as needed.

The selected candidates will be responsible to perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies.

  • Participate as a security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
  • Apply knowledge of IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
  • Participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components
  • Identify overall security requirements for the proper handling of Government data
  • Provide security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management
  • Support system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements
  • Recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements
  • Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures
  • Provide expert guidance and work product evaluation to one or more security engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
  • Advocate and recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements. Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy
  • Provide the Government assistance to ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems and special purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity.

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

ISSE0: Bachelor’s degree and IASAE Level 1 certification is required. Four (4) years of ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

 

ISSE1: Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Four (4) years of ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

IASAE Level 2 Certification required

Additional Required Experience:

  • Information Assurance: (1 yr) NISCAP, DIACAP, NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Other: (1 yr) Scripting language-Linux/RedHat, Networking Appliances

 

ISSE2: Bachelor’s degree and Eight (8) years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Four (4) years of ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Required IASAE Level 2 Certification:

  • CISSP Certifications

Additional Required Experience:

  • Information Assurance: (3 yrs) NISCAP, DIACAP, NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • SIGINT: (1 yr) RF SIGINT system
  • Other: (3 yrs) Scripting language-Linux/RedHat, Networking Appliances

 

ISSE3: Bachelor’s degree and Fifteen (15) years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to thirteen (13) years of experience. Four (4) years of additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Required IASAE Level 3 Certifications:

  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) and
  • CISSP Certifications

Additional Required Experience:

  • Information Assurance: (5 yrs) NISCAP, DIACAP, NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • SIGINT: (3 yrs) RF SIGINT system
  • Other: (5 yrs) Scripting language-Linux/RedHat, Networking Appliances



Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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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