Systems Administrator and Cyber Network Security Analyst Job

9/12/16
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


El Segundo
California
United States

Systems Administrator and Cyber Network Security Analyst (Job Number:419741)

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SAIC is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator and Cyber Network Security Analyst to provide support to our Client. Qualified applicants must possess at minimum an active Top Secret with SCI and/or SAP/SAR clearance.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Support our Client’s program office responsible for acquisition and sustainment of classified space programs from concept through end of mission of life. Supports program office activities related to application of cyber security requirements to a portfolio of classified space programs. Performs a variety of complex assignments associated with managing and controlling computer operating systems. Analyzes system faults, troubleshoots, and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems. Evaluates and maintains the security posture of the network, implement NTFS file permission for individual/group folders, and maintain security logs. Installs software, create user accounts, and conduct audits, etc...

Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level. Conducts threat modeling exercises. Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions. Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring. Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports. Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed. May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff. Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions. Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring. Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports. Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed. May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting. May provide briefings to senior staff. Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives. Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance. Work is reviewed by management to measure whether objectives have been met. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives. FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Demonstrates good judment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. IMPACT: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources. LIASON: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

- Bachelors and five (5) years or more of experience in System Administration and/or cyber operations
- Minimum of two (2) years' experience performing above tasks on classified networks, stand alone systems, local area networks, and VTCs
- Experienced in implementing ICD and SAP Security guidance
- Current SAP/SAR or TS/SCI clearance

Desired Qualifications:

- Computer science or similar degree
- Current network and computer system certifications
- Current information security related certifications
- Excellent communication skills and experience
- Experience with space systems and their related ground systems

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.
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: Jun 10, 2016, 7:57:11 AM
Primary Location: United States-CA-EL SEGUNDO
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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