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Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert

Job ID: 2206716
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the Pioneer program located in Huntsville, Alabama.

About the Program:

Pioneer will provide Commanders, pilots, and sensor operators  a real-time, enterprise-wide capability which fuses together disparate battlefield information into a Common Operating Picture (COP) to support improved decisive decision-making for operators and other mission participants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation and other program protection activities
  • Perform security vulnerability scans and evaluate and incorporate new cybersecurity solutions.
  • Coordinate and assist in performing penetration testing
  • Utilize various information system inspection tools to audit systems, analyze potential vulnerabilities and identify mitigation approaches
  • Conduct technical evaluation of information system design, focusing on information security aspects and accreditation
  • Review proposed implementation of new software and system additions and enhancements, providing recommendations to management and team
  • Maintain knowledge of all system IS functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology and security threats as assigned


Required Education:

Bachelors degree with nine (9) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required Clearance:

Active DoD Secret security clearance required; US Citizenship required.

Required Certification:

Security+ CE or higher, DoD 8570 Certification or similar and acceptable security certification

Required Skills:

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in performing Information security system engineering, configuration, and administration.
  • Experience in RMF documentation requirements to include developing system documentation, documenting software and hardware architecture, developing system security plans, creating and managing SOPs, developing security training plans, developing continuity of operation plans, and developing and managing all required supportive documentation to achieve and sustain an Approval to Operate within the DoD.
  • Working knowledge of DISA STIGs and STIG tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter and can work independently
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic customer-oriented environment

Desired skills:

  • Technical Writing
  • Experience as an ISSM

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.


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

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