Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Full Time


    EngineerSystemsEngineeringSystemSecurityRisk ManagementManagementNetwork

    Job Description

    Job ID: 2212771

    Location: BOULDER, CO, US

    Date Posted: 2023-01-09

    Category: Cyber

    Subcategory: Cyber Engineer

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: No

    Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Potential for Remote Work: No

    SAIC in support of our Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team has an immediate need for a Cybersecurity professional to fill an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) position with experience analyzing space and ground system architectures. We are looking for innovative, creative, and highly motivated individuals to support the strategic planning and tactical execution of cybersecurity integration, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) activities. This position is located in Boulder, Colorado.

    Primary responsibilities include:

    • Ensuring the cybersecurity architecture and design of the customer's systems are functional and secure with the ability to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from cyber-attack
    • Developing and sustaining enterprise RMF accreditation packages, from concept development and contract pre-acquisition through contractor design and accreditation
    • Providing Information System Security Operations support, integration services, technical assessments, and solutions to enable cybersecurity and DCO
    • Applies a combination of expert engineering knowledge of security solutions to design, develop and/or implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies and support full spectrum military cyberspace operations
    • Overseeing system and network designs that encompass multiple computer and network devices to include those with differing data protections/classification requirements
    • Supporting cybersecurity activities for space, ground, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements of the MW enterprise by identifying risks, issues, and interdependencies between system elements, contracts and stakeholders
    • Developing Defensive Cyberspace Operations and incident Response Tactics, Techniques and Procedures to monitor and protect the system from cyber-attacks
    • Developing and briefing data packages that provide analysis results to inform the government decision-makers
    • Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Space Force

    • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; in Math, Science or Engineering with demonstrated cybersecurity experience with space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of DoD, NSA or NRO programs with a proven delivery record
    • Active TS/SCI Clearance required
    • Cyber Workforce Management Program (DoDD 8140.01 & DoD 8570.01-m) Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II certified
    • Experience in defining, developing, implementing and sustaining system accreditations for the US Space Force, Air Force and Department of Defense systems and networks
    • Solid understanding and technical knowledge of common cybersecurity engineering, architecture and design and principles
    • Experience working with Space Force/Air Force/DoD customers across space and ground segment organizations to coordinate and identify system requirements that ensure end-to-end mission performance requirements are met
    Desired Qualifications:
    • MW Mission experience is highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated understanding of Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) and DCO operations and tools
    • Strong familiarity with DoDI 8510.01: Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53
    • Familiarity with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and system configuration validation and verification against documented security requirements
    • Familiarity with cloud-based systems, operating systems, databases, networking, firewalls, Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and host-based IDS and IPS

    Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

    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.