Sr. Cyber Security Analyst

  • SAIC,
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 hours ago
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Security, Analyst, Systems, System, Engineering, ICS, Manager, Program Manager, Risk Management, Testing, Validation, Test, Interface, Engineers, Director, Software, APL, CISSP, Defense Systems, IT
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Principal Cyber Security Analyst in our Washington, DC office to support an elite ship which is the lead ship of a class of next-generation multi- mission destroyers tailored for offensive surface strike. The lead ship and its two sister ships will provide forward presence, deterrence, and operate as an integral part of joint and combined expeditionary forces. It shall employ active and passive sensors and a Radar suite capable of conducting area air surveillance, including over-land, throughout the extremely difficult and cluttered sea-land interface.

The ideal candidate shall support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) 9 directorate, which is responsible for developing and integrating the ZUMWALT Combat System, including the Total Ship System and the Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE).

Key responsibilities are:

Provide PEO IWS 9.0 Headquarters support for enterprise DDG 1000 Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE)/Integrated Combat System Cyber Security across the entire Systems Engineering V, from analyzing USN policy to determine requirements all the way through to sustainment at sea.

Directly support the ICS CS Cyber Security Manager and act as his/her surrogate when the government Assistant Program Manager (APM) is not available.

Develop and complete the Cyber security packages for DDG 1000 legacy and future Baselines in accordance with the 6 Step Risk Management Framework (RMF) Instructions and Guidelines. The scope includes identifying, documenting, and analyzing all the controls including the Assessment procedures for each control.

Develop, update, and complete the various artifacts for each applicable package as required for each of the six Steps of the RMF process.

Perform Scanning, STIGS and Reporting for each RMF package per US Navy Testing Guidance, as needed.

Perform Validation of Controls and Assessment procedures in accordance with Navy Security Control Assessment (SCA) Guidelines for RMF Packages as needed.

To draft these packages, to obtain their approval, and to ensure all members of the IWS 9 organization are properly supporting CyberSecurity Systems engineering from now throughout the program's lifecycle, the candidate will conduct the following supporting activities:

  • Support Combat System Integration and Test efforts from a CyberSecurity perspective.
  • Prepare high-level program briefs, coordinate meetings, monitor schedules and coordinate across all applicable IWS Program Area Resource Managers (PARMs) to support and monitor a DDG 1000 Combat System Baseline (BL) CyberSecurity.
  • Prepare and present CyberSecurity executive level briefs for flag level meetings and senior executives as it relates to the DDG 1000 program.
  • Interface with stakeholders and parties responsible for (or those that support) CyberSecurity activities such as Program Manager Representatives (PMR), Engineering Configuration Control Board (ECCB) members, PEO Ships, PMS 500, Naval Surface Warfare Centers, IWS D (the PEO's ISSM), NAVSEA 05, Combat System Port Engineers, SEA 21, PEO C4I, relevant PARMs who manage the various weapon and C4I systems being installed and PEO IWS stakeholder directorates outside of PEO IWS 9.0.
  • Work with the Tech Director, I&T, BL manager and the TSCE SW Manager to ensure Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) packages are completed and submitted to IWS D and that controls are developed and implemented to ensure proper CyberSecurity within the ICS.
  • Draft technical and program correspondence, develop meeting agendas and records of discussion and other documents in accordance with standard formats and protocols.
  • Support Combat System Software Baseline developments and integration efforts from a Cybersecurity perspective.
  • Travel to Bath, ME (BIW), San Diego, Dahlgren VA (NSWC-DD), Columbia MD (JHU APL

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) are required with various levels of the Navy and Industry. Tact and diplomacy in demeanor are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and provide responsive technical support in a dynamic and complex organization/team environment
  • Proficient in MS Office software suite
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the RMF and a solid understanding of advanced computer networking principles. Experience implementing the security requirements (IA Controls) that are evaluated as part of the RMF process.
  • Experience with RMF packages and process required
  • eMASS experience required
  • Experience corroborating and collaborating with PARMs and OEMs with ability to direct/guide/lead group
  • Ability to provide administrative review of packages, find discrepancies and communicate resolutions
  • Understanding of cyber requirements (not just RMF) to review (policy/process) documents and recommend changes
  • Basic understanding of networks
  • Understand STIG

Desired Qualifications
  • CISSP qualification
  • IA Cert Review Board cert contained in DoD 8570.01-M
  • Experience on ships in a combat system (CS) rating or JO billet OR service in program office, shipyard or field activity supporting the development or maintenance of CS
  • Ship CS computing architecture and IA
  • Self-starting and disciplined work ethic required characteristics for successful candidate

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 1924400
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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