Cyber Operations Specialist, Principal - San Antonio - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States


SAIC is hiring a Cyber Operations Specialist, Principal in San Antonio, TX.

Job Description:

This work will be as a member of a small team supporting United States Cyber Command. The successful applicant will serve as a subject matter expert with a primary focus on offensive cyberspace operations tools, techniques, procedures, line-of-effort and course-of-action development, weaponeering and capability gap identification. An understanding of how to employ cyber modelling and simulation techniques is desired, and the skills needed to translate complex, technical aspects of cyberspace operations into clear, succinct language for technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in both written and briefed products is essential. Qualified candidates must possess TS/SCI security clearance, and be able to obtain a POLY. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform internal and external vulnerability assessments as well as penetration

  • Perform well controlled vulnerability exploitation/penetration testing on applications, network protocols, and databases  Perform network reconnaissance 

  • Perform security forensics on systems 

  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards 

  • Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement 

  • Understand complex business and information technology management processes 

  • Execute advanced services and supervise staff in delivering basic services

  • Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects 

  • Understand clients' business environment and basic risk management approaches 

  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, Deloitte & Touche products and service lines

  • Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions 

  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo

  • Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed client expectations

  • Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services

  • Identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability

  • Participate in and actively support mentoring relationships within practice



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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and 9 years of related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of offensive cyber operations, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing using manual testing techniques, scripts, commercial and open source tools


Clearance Requirement:

  • Must possess TS/SCI security clearance, and be able to obtain a POLY. 

Desired Skills:


  • Experience related to Military Occupation Codes:
    o AF:17S, 1B4X1
    o Army: 17A, 17C, 170A
    o Navy:CTN-Cryptologic Technician Networks - CT-9308
    o Marines:1700 series, 2611