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Cyber Security Lead

SAIC Corporation
Washington, Washington DC, United States


We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cyber Security Lead to join our team in Washington DC, to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC.

In this role you will be responsible for managing a complex cyber security program, overseeing program budget and schedules and directing staff. You will also have primary responsibility for program growth and for marketing new technology or follow-on business acquisitions.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
Has a progressive background of program and project management of diverse teams in Cybersecurity programs.
Has managed Cybersecurity IT Operations, enterprise applications, and service desk operations.
Has managed programs of at least 50 people.
Has experience implementing and managing security operations at an enterprise level comprising multiple organizational domains
The Cyber Security Lead will assist the government to create a modern and integrated enterprise security architecture which incorporates a thorough monitoring and incident response strategy.
In this role you will:
Use an understanding of cloud and on premise environments to build an architecture integrating multiple environments and across multiple classified enclaves.
Research and benchmark security infrastructure technologies as it relates to the organization. Identify and recommend mitigation actions for security risks as they relate to enterprise projects.
Produce management reporting, including appropriate metrics that inform the government about information risk.
Provide information security subject matter expertise to technology teams and projects.
Evaluate and recommend security software/hardware and its integration into existing architecture.

As a leader in the role you will:
Builds and maintains high team morale
Positively cascades all organizational communications
Promote and ensure acceptable standard of team behavior
Strive to develop a cohesive and motivated team who adhere to the behavioral expectations
Facilitate groups to establish appropriate goals and encourages movement towards project and program outcomes
Utilizes resources according to their ability to contribute successfully to the project
Addresses and removes barriers that undermine a diverse workforce
Balances project objectives to achieve overall program goals

Manage Change:
Manages changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification techniques to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan; facilitates client acceptance of the scope change. Manages the ambiguity associated with change initiatives by continually identifying and addressing evolving implications at the project and program level. Manages resistance to change by understanding the underlying motivations and, where possible, removing barriers to acceptance.

Risk Management:
Creates an environment where risks are communicated as challenges and opportunities.
Documents risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgment in order to understand project limitations. Implements actions required to avoid or mitigate project risks to minimize the impact on the project. Balances and analyzes risks associated with highly complex decisions. Reviews risks associated with each project to evaluation the impact on the overall program.

Monitor and Control Project Work:
Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders. Sees the projects and responsibilities in relation to the wider organization. Understands the businesses into which they are delivering, including cross-functional business domains. Understands the interdependences of various project and program components and plans accordingly to meet milestones. Adjusts or adapts methods and procedures if there are serious implications for project delivery. Thinks in a system-wide, cross-boundary terms before defining a problem-solving initiative.

Ensures a common understanding by setting expectations, using the Project Plan, to align the stakeholders and team members. Communicates effectively and confidently with senior management within SAIC and the client to ensure key stakeholder buy-in. Explains the strategic benefits of decisions to team members. Establishes and articulates processes, plans and procedures internally to clarify expectations around delivery of the project or the program.


Position Requirements:
Public Trust clearance
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree and 14 years experience or equivalent with 12 years of work experience administering enterprise anti-virus software.

PMP (w/ AGP preferred)
Familiar with FAR and DFAR requirements
Formal training on a recognized SIEM
ITIL Intermediate (OSA preferred)

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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