Application Systems Analyst - Exploit Analysis - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking an Applications Systems Analyst for a contingent position supporting our Navy and Marine Corps (NMC) customers for Enterprise Network Defense in support of USMC Network Ops and Security Center.

  •  The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of Defense Cyber Operations (DCO) tasks supporting customer requirements including the analysis, design and development of solutions in relation to maintaining, modifying and enhancing the security posture, response and analysis of threats to the global Enterprise Network.
  • Demonstrated communication and leadership skills and the ability to work with end users and senior management required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize mitigation actions based on assessed risk upon discovery of critical exploits and vulnerabilities within the lab and production environments.
  • Conduct, analyze and review penetration tests and internal team assessment results to develop recommendations to protect the Enterprise Network.
  • Analyze and review application, system, and network security postures across the Enterprise Network in both lab and production environments through active scanning, application-layer protocol fingerprinting or traffic analysis.
  • Evaluate identified targeted environments in the Enterprise Network for compliance with applicable DOD and other government IT Security Policies.
  • Support the development and implementation of enterprise mitigation actions in response to complex vulnerabilities.
  • Maintain a lab environment with current Enterprise Network and defensive configurations in order to test adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures against a mock Enterprise Network (space, software, hardware and relevant configurations provided by government).




Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CS / MIS or other related field.
  • 5+ years of work experience analyzing, designing, developing, implementing technology-based solutions to support security functions and near real-time response systems.
  • Collaborate with cyber security specialists, network analysts, business analysts, developers, process owners and senior management to identify opportunities, define business requirements, and assist in designing and implementing solutions to maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Demonstrated script development, cyber security and systems analysis skills. Able to analyze data, design solutions, program, test and implement.
  • Take responsibility for full life cycle project from analysis to development to delivery of solutions.
  • Ability to work independently on projects as well as lead in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess time- management skills and great attention to detail.
  • Experienced troubleshooting and testing skills, problem identification/analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills. Should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adhere to organization’s technical architecture and best practices.




Desired Skills:


  • Work experience with HBSS management and configuration.
  • Experience with Network Security Manager (IPS), or other IPS or IDS systems.




  • Active DOD TS/SCI clearance required.


Certifications Required:


  • Security+ or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)