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



  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States

Cyber Operations Specialist, Principal - San Antonio (Job Number:432065)


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:
- AF:17S, 1B4X1
- Army: 17A, 17C, 170A
- Navy:CTN-Cryptologic Technician Networks - CT-9308
- Marines:1700 series, 2611


SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Nov 5, 2017, 11:00:00 PM
Primary Location: United States-TX-SAN ANTONIO
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time