Cybersecurity Engineer III Job

11/14/16
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


Fort Meade
Maryland
United States

Cybersecurity Engineer III (Job Number:420452)

Description:



The DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group, COCOM Programs Directorate of SAIC currently has a contingency full-time position for a Cybersecurity Engineer to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) JXXX, Fort Meade, Maryland.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Ensures the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all information technology (IT) and cybersecurity services. Develops and designs security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information throughout the enterprise. Identifies, plans, and documents improvements to security controls currently in place. Develops and documents recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems. Develops and interprets cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets. Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications. Ensures the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management program. Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response.

Daily activities include:

- Possesses an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity
- Maintains in-depth knowledge and understanding of the DOD cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework
- With no guidance, conducts cybersecurity engineering research and analysis, provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms, and provides educational briefings on the recommended cybersecurity mechanism
- Contributes substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
- Maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines
- With no guidance, evaluates functional operation and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A
- Possesses a thorough understanding and ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity
- Maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of the DOD cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework
- Initiates actions to conduct cybersecurity engineering research and analysis and provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms
- Initiates actions to apply advanced concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity to development and architecture projects
- Coordinates effort to develop cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
- Analyzes complex information independently and takes appropriate actions, and reviews and implements recommendations from others
- Maintains extensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or IC engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines
- Develops and delivers articulate and effective briefings/presentations on complex cybersecurity engineering topics as applicable to assigned projects to any size audience that may include high-level decision makers
- Prioritizes competing requirements and tasks, and manages long-term and short-term obligations
- Coordinates effort to develop all cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
- Initiates actions to evaluate functional operation and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A
- Effectively provides engineering guidance to cybersecurity engineers Level I and II

Qualifications:
REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

- Minimum 15 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance
- Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
- Minimum DoD 8140 IAM Level II Certification ((CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP CE, CISSP)

SECURITY Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph

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: Aug 19, 2016, 12:14:08 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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