ISSO Horizon 2 - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


Job Description:


SAIC seeks to hire an energetic, motivated cyber security professional who is interested in expanding his/her career. The successful candidate will support the development of a program to complete transition for existing DIACAP packages to DoD RMF. An active DoD Top Secret/SCI  clearance is required.
Job Responsibilities:

Develop methods and procedures on new assignments and provide cyber security guidance to team members for project engineering and management. 

Responsible for network and system security architecture design, review, implementation and validation with rapid response environments. 

Provide benchmarking, systematic framework, gap and risk analysis, and the development of operational standards and procedures. 

Examine administrative and policy in comparison to the information systems and identify weaknesses and propose remediation. 

He or she will participate with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs. 

Research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and apply under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems. 

  1. Ensure current Cybersecurity requirements are implemented on our contracts and adhered to by our contractors.
  2. Gain RMF Accreditation of our weapon systems (via close interface with Kas & company).
  3. Coordinate RMF actions of other supporting weapon systems that need to be altered to support our systems.

Prepare and execute detailed computer system analysis, including interim and final reports and presentation of analysis data. 

Perform transitional synthesis for DoD Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities in accordance with the RMF and DIACAP 

Develop, modify, and review A&A documentation, analyze the Cybersecurity architecture of IT systems for compliance with DoD policies, develop and execute security test plans, use security tools.




Required Education and Experience:


  • Clearance Level Must Possess: TS/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
Required Skills: 
  • Bachelor’s degree and 14+ (Master's and 12 years)  or equivalent in computer science, engineering, or other related technical discipline. (STEM)
  • Background with  Cyber/Personnel security within a DoD/AF environment
  • Familiarity with current DoD cyber security requirements for IT systems 
  • Knowledgeable with DIACAP 
  • Experience with RMF 
  • Ability to complete complex assignments 
  • Knowledgeable with software and application security evaluations using automated software evaluation tools (e.g., NESSUS and Retina). 
  • Knowledgeable with Network and/or System Administration technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Linux/Unix operating systems, Cisco products, and VMWare/virtualization. Experience with Cross-Domain systems/guards.