Cybersecurity Lead SME

  • SAIC,
  • Washington, DC
  • 7 hours ago
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Job Description

Job ID: 2112367

Location: WASHINGTON , DC , US

Date Posted: 2021-08-18

Category: Cyber

Subcategory: Cyber Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: Yes



The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking a Senior Principal Cyber Security Lead, to support Platform One. Platform One is building an infrastructure-agnostic platform, to support the Department of Defense's (DoD) vast infrastructure options, including - Government clouds, on premise, disconnected, and classified environments.

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Black Label program office is working with other PMO and AFCYBER product development teams to deliver Offensive Cyber Operations (OCO) / Information Warfare (IW) capabilities by delivering and supporting a DevSecOps platform (Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Kubernetes compliant) with accredited and secured hardened containers built from the DoD Centralized Artifacts Repository (DCAR), named Iron Bank, in order to support the AFCYBER's ability to field operational capabilities faster. This process will be compliant with the published DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design and meet all regulatory testing and cybersecurity requirements while encouraging DoD-wide reciprocity and expertise.

SAIC will provide Agile frameworks such as Kanban and Scrum as needed and will ensure all product backlog are properly defined and sized. Black Label is deploying DevSecOps Platform (DSOP) in multiple gov cloud environments from Unclassified to Top Secret, including Special Access Programs; with the intent to make these hybrid cloud solutions viable for OCO development.

The candidate for this position will directly support building the DevSecOps platform capabilities for the government software systems and must possess the following skills and/or experience:
  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; other work experience and certifications considered in lieu of degree requirements
  • Deep understanding of the design, deployment and management of Zero trust architectures (Beyond Corp/SDP)
  • Extensive Use and understanding of: NIST 800 53 and NIST 800 190 requirements
  • Ability to develop and write RMF Security documentation
  • Expert Knowledge of Kubernetes environment implementation within Cloud
  • Extensive work with Istio Service Mesh and Fortify
  • Knowledge of networking, security groups and policy management in relation to cloud resources
  • Possesses a strong "security first" mindset.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban frameworks
  • DevOps or DevSecOps certification or training
  • Other applicable AWS or Azure certifications, Security certifications

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $175,001 - $185,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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.

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Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 2112367
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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