Senior Cybersecurity Engineer Job

9/24/16
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

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  Full Time   Employee


Dahlgren
Virginia
United States

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (Job Number:416534)

Description:



SAIC will be providing systems engineering, research, and development for a Navy customer at Dahlgren, VA, supporting military communications and networking technologies, ensuring cyber security across the Navy enterprise. You will serve as a recognized expert/technical authority in Cyber and Cyber Security, to include cyber situational awareness, trust, resilience, and information assurance. Your technical leadership will influence major projects and complex weapons systems that influence Navy modernization programs. You will provide technical support and guidance to core and matrix engineers and scientists, analyzing current systems/architectures and developing differentiated solutions that address customer requirements.

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer:

- Five (5) years’ experience in cybersecurity requirements development, cyber threat analysis, cyber systems engineering, cyber systems architecture development or cybersecurity policy development experience.
- Five (5) years’ experience working with Navy combat systems such as AEGIS, Ship Self Defense System,
- Cooperative Engagement Capability, Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar, Solid State Laser, Railgun or other combat systems.
- Minimum certification as IAT Level II per DoD 8570.01, or successor. If performing as a Privileged User
- (Individuals who have access to system control, monitoring, or administration functions (e.g., system administrator,
- IAO/ISSO, system programmers, etc.)) a final adjudicated Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with an
- IT level-1 designation in JPAS must be achieved and maintained. (See Mandatory Requirements C.12.0)
- Possess an understanding of cybersecurity, military system specifications, DoD IA policies and the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to:

- Develop cybersecurity requirements, policy standards, best practices, guidance and procedures for combat systems.
- Conduct cybersecurity related research, analysis and coordination activities in support of DOD cyber assurance and policy efforts are multiple classification levels.
- Lead working groups to develop cybersecurity strategies to meet emerging threats.
- Perform analysis of cybersecurity, intelligence and information technology policy gaps for combat systems.
- Perform cybersecurity system engineering design, analysis and documentation of combat systems.
- Develop cybersecurity risk assessment analysis and risk mitigation plans for combat systems.
- Develop documentation of cybersecurity requirements, gap analysis, threat analysis, system engineering, risk assessment and mitigation for combat systems.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

- Provides cybersecurity engineering analysis on a variety of information systems, analyzing and resolving INFOSEC technical problems.
- Supports the integration of INFOSEC solutions and technologies into networks with particular attention to protocols, interfaces, and system design.
- Conceptualizes and implements security systems, architectures, and tools to include capabilities for cyber situational awareness, trust, resilience, and information assurance.
- Configures testbeds and conducts verification testing, records and analyzes results, and provides recommendations for improvements for the products/systems under test.
- Supports development of security accreditation/certification documentation, and creating and maintaining security policy and procedures.
- Performs security certification engineering analysis, vulnerability assessments, and risk assessments.
- Develops test procedures, establishing test environments, executing security certification test/demonstrations/evaluations, documenting results, and developing reports, conclusions, and recommendations.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

- Master's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline with 10+ years of relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree with 15+ years relevant experience.
- Top Secret security clearance.
- DoD 8570 certification IAT-II or IASAE-II (level III preferred)
- Thorough knowledge of security principles, concepts, policy and regulations to include Government security policies to include DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), Risk Management Framework (RMF), COMSEC and NIST 800-53 policy.
- Knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or security administration of Unix or Windows network/systems.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.

Desired Qualifications:

- Fully Qualified Navy Validator or Fully Qualified Marine Corp Validator

- Relevant certifications such as CISSP, SEC+, CASP, CISA, CISM, GSEC, GCED, or similar.

- Experience with Navy command, control, and communication systems

- Familiarity with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), Information Assurance, DIACAP

- Familiarity with Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) technologies for voice and data sharing.

- Familiarity with Computer Network Defense (CND) technologies including Guard, Firewall, Secure Network Server, format security solutions, "Smart Cards", and emerging technologies and future trends.

- Experience in heterogeneous computer networking technology and work in protocol and/or interface standards specification is preferred.

- Experience with Navy command, control, and communication systems

- Familiarity with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), Information Assurance, DIACAP

- Familiarity with Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) technologies for voice and data sharing.

- Familiarity with Computer Network Defense (CND) technologies including Guard, Firewall, Secure Network Server, format security solutions, "Smart Cards", and emerging technologies and future trends.

- Experience in heterogeneous computer networking technology and work in protocol and/or interface standards specification is preferred.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in McLean, Va. For more information, visit www.saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Feb 19, 2016, 12:04:34 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-DAHLGREN
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Other Locations: United States-VA-VIRGINIA BEACH

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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