Cyber Sec Analyst (SR1345) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States


SAIC is seeking a highly motivated IT professional with a strong system administration and/or cyber assurance background to join our dynamic team in Albuquerque, NM. Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional cyber assurance support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine security requirement gaps and provide recommendations or mitigations for addressing the gaps. 
  • Work closely with our Information Security Site Manager (ISSM), Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) and system administrators to provide interpretation of NIST/CNSSI requirements and guidelines along with validation testing. 
  • Work with the above personnel in the creation of Enterprise Control Libraries and the creation of lab wide and mission specific cyber security plans. 
  • Candidates must be able to handle a high-pressure environment while successfully partnering with other IT staff and customers throughout the laboratory.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management of Information Systems, or relevant discipline and 2 years or more experience OR 6 years or more experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum 1-3 years in system administration position, to include a thorough understanding of common operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, and Mac) and networking architectures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience with the application of technical security controls
  • Minimum active security clearance required is a DOE L or DOD Secret.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Information Assurance, or relevant discipline plus 3 or more years of technical experience.
  • Experience working with a federal cyber security program
  • Knowledge and experience of DOE/NNSA cyber security orders and policies; relevant federal and private standards and requirements (e.g., NIST, ISO, CNSS, STIGS) CISSP certification
  • Prior experience as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO).
  • Thorough understanding of the Risk Management Framework as documented in various NIST publications.
  • Active DOE Q or DOD Top Secret