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Cyber Security Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly Required)

SAIC Corporation
Chantilly, Virginia, United States


SAIC is seeking a candidate that will be responsible for ensuring the security of critical computer systems and networks. The ideal candidate would have a solid understanding of cyber security methods and engineering best practices. Must be able to manage incident handling, incident analysis, processes/methodologies, and the development of best practices. Must have a strong understanding of adversary processes/methodologies/TTP to include emerging threats, and the ability to develop signatures and countermeasures.
In the role of Cyber Security Engineer, the candidate will be responsible for the following:
Review and ensure compliance with customer security policies and requirements
Conduct reviews of vulnerability and generic security scan results of both systems and networks to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities
Analyze and recommend measures to mitigate network-related risks
Develop security policies to address unauthorized access and malicious code insertion
Review new and existing system and network designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
Participate in vulnerability assessments on new and existing systems/networks
Provide Tier 3 support for security related issues
Participate in forensic analysis in response to system/network vulnerabilities
Provide architectural and technical guidance and recommendations for maintaining the security of systems and networks
Verify and validate securing and hardening measures
Ensure all systems/networks conform to security policies, standards, and best practices


  • Must already posses a TS/SCI with FS poly
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Information Technology or related technical discipline
  • 8+ years of successfully implementing advanced cyber security methods to systems and networks in a complex environment
  • 4+ years' experience with Juniper and Cisco based networks.
  • Experience working in Linux-based environments
  • Understanding of networking environments to include IPv6 networking technologies (routing, switching, VLANs, subnets, firewalls); TCP/IP stacks; common networking protocols; and common enterprise technologies
  • Proven knowledge of ICD-503 security model
  • Experience at a Senior level documenting the body of evidence to support security review and accreditation to include system security plans, configuration management plans, standard operating procedures, and TEM documentation
  • Understanding of IT security principals, technologies, and best practices to include access control; PKI and other encryption methods; network-based and host-based IDS/IPS; security configuration baselines (STIG, CIS, FISMA); auditing; vulnerability discovery and management, and computer logs
  • Ability to work independently to identify errors, pinpoint root causes, document cause and effect, and devise solutions with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrated experience in testing and implementing network vulnerability and protection methods
  • Senior-level knowledge of information security concepts, policy frameworks, and best commercial practices
  • Information Assurance Certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISA, GIAC, Security +, Certified Ethnical Hacker, etc.)
  • Experience with security scanning and evaluation tools (Nessus, Retina, Wireshark, NMAP, EnCASE, etc.)


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit . For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom . For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC . EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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