Cyber Security Satellite Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Satellite Systems Engineer to join a dynamic engaging team that brings out the best of your technical skills while defending American warfighters.  Our highly trained technical team provides launch, Information Assurance/Cybersecurity, and systems engineering support of the MILSATCOM Analysis, Systems Integration, and Engineering Services (MASIES) in El Segundo, California.
Key Activities:
  • Provide Cybersecurity/Satellite System Engineering expertise including consultation with our customer in the development of MILSATCOM programs. Program support includes lifecycle stages from concept development and contract pre-acquisition through contractor design and accreditation
  • Consult with customer during working group participation and provide solutions to challenging problems.
  • Engage customer and colleagues to coordinate and resolve differences. Evaluate technical risk in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Interface with other government organizations during security evaluation of engineering design solutions
  • Provide compliance support during contractor accreditation phase


Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 9+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design
  • 9+ years of work experience in Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity/Satellite
  • Must have an active Secret clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Preferred/Desired Experience:

  • DoD Space program experience
  • RMF or DIACAP Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)
  • NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 RMF Analysis and Accreditation
  • Network Engineering
  • Communications Systems
  • Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)
  • End Cryptographic Unit (ECU) design experience
  • Security certification (CISSP or SANS)

•Master's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering with emphasis in IA/Cyber Security

•Security certification (CISSP, SANS, or CEH)