Information Systems Security Engineer Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

White Sands Missile Range
New Mexico
United States

Information Systems Security Engineer (Job Number:440133)


Job Description : SAIC is actively seeking an experienced IT Systems Security Engineer professional to join our team at the NASA White Sands Complex, Las Cruces, NM. Candidate will work for a dynamic, team-based development environment for the NASA Space Network


- Designs, builds, patches and maintains Center of Excellence lab environment systems with emphasis on Linux Red Hat and CentOS

- Assists IT Security Team with mitigating vulnerabilities of these systems to demonstrate NIST 800-53 compliance

- Documents Network architecture components

- Collaborates with technical Engineering teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate system anomalies

- Develops system log aggregation system for all components (Windows and Linux)

- Develops products and reports that can be sent for awareness to various groups and levels of leadership

- Supports forensic efforts as required

- Assists with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after any incidents

- Support regular Audits and Assessments – demonstrate system compliance and risk mitigation to Assessors.



- Experience in Linux platform builds, configuration, scripting, troubleshooting and hardening

- Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 2 years of experience in Information Security or/or 4 years of IT infrastructure experience

- Strong technical, analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

- Experience with anti-virus platforms specifically CLAM A/V and Symantec Endpoint Protection

- Basic understanding of fundamental security and network concepts (intrusion detection, TCP/IP, SSL, ports, switching, routing, etc.)

- Demonstrated initiative, customer orientation and team work competencies

- Ability to communicate technical issues with non-technical people

Clearance Requirement: This position requires the candidate to have an active secret security clearance.


- Proficiency in Microsoft Windows system build, configuration and troubleshooting

- Network Switching and Routing Experience- Cisco, Juniper

- Experience with MS Project and SharePoint, and Visio

- CompTIA Security+

- CompTIA Network+

- Linux Certification

- Familiarity with Splunk, IBM BigFix, Forescout, RES Whitelisting, EID Authenticate

- Familiarity with Satellite Ground System RF communications and components

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's 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 For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Sep 17, 2018, 1:49:30 PM
Primary Location: United States-NM-WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time