Subject Matter Expert – Technology, Innovation & Engineering (TIE) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Join SAIC’s cyber security team and work on this effort that encompasses technical, engineering, management, operation, logistical and administrative support for cyber security operations.  The ideal candidate will have broad and deep experience in cyber security with demonstrated successes in supporting a large scale IT infrastructure encompassing overseas and domestic facilities.
The team consists of subject matter experts that work with key agency stakeholders to facilitate cyber and technology security initiatives. Their objective is to facilitate the integration of security requirements and best practices into technology deployments in support of system owners’ missions and business objectives. Additionally, they represent the agency and serve as cyber security experts on inter/intra-agency working groups addressing computer, network, and communications security issues. 

The Cyber SME shall perform activities that include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Perform agency community outreach to further Directorate cybersecurity mandates;
  • Provide guidance to systems owners for compliance with agency configuration standards and policies;
  • Provide emerging technology analysis and trend reporting to Directorate designated recipients;
  • Provide Cloud, wireless, and mobile security expertise, device assessment, vulnerability analysis, and risk mitigation services;
  • Research and formulate open source software innovations integration in support of agency network modernization efforts using industry best practices for cost efficiency solutions;
  • Participate in intra-agency working groups, NSA, Smart phone working group, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and Terrorist Threat Integration Center (TTIC));
  • Provide technical expertise and customer perspective on policy changes to the agency policy working groups;
  • Facilitate the adoption of cyber and technological security solutions developed by the Directorate;
  • Coordinate Enterprise-wide Common Control Documentation and provide technical expertise as needed to Department partners on proper implementation of NIST Common Controls; and
  • Provide technical responses and recommendations to ASKCTS Support Requests.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline.

General Experience: 12 years of experience in IT, cyber security, and/or other projects related to critical network infrastructure protection. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.

Specialized Experience: Eight (8) years of current experience in cyber security system or solution design, engineering, evaluation, integration and/or deployment. Five (5) years of experience in managing cyber security engineering projects. Demonstrated ability to provide cyber security guidance at the authoritative level.

Certification Required: CISSP

Required Clearance:  Top Secret

Must be Able to Travel CONUS and OCONUS

Desired Qualifications

 Certification Desired: Cisco Network Professional Security (CCNP-S) and MCSE