Cybersecurity Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


About SAIC
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training.

Position Summary
SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to join our team providing Security Operations Services for a major state & local government customer located in Texas. This position reports to our Technical Director and is a member of the on-site team providing security planning, management and oversight for data center and cloud services. Working with fellow team members, the Cyber Security Analyst will be primarily responsible for activities associated with cyber risk management, establishment of standards and policy, and supporting related tasks and recurring deliverables. Primary job responsibilities include:
  • Using the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and other standards-based guidance, perform risk analysis including identification, recommendation of mitigations, and tracking of risks throughout their lifecycle
  • Perform threat modeling and assessment
  • Using NIST SP800-53R4 and other references, design and coordinate the implementation of cyber security controls with technical teams
  • Coordinate and oversee the development of system security plans and compliance with standards and policies
  • Interact with peer supplier organizations in the assessment of risk for their systems and technologies, and coordinate risk management and response activities
  • Maintain POAMs and supervise the completion of assign tasks and activities by others
  • Perform baseline assessments of cybersecurity compliance against documented standards and requirements
  • Ensure that SAIC and in scope systems are patched according to approved schedule and requirements
  • Provide input and assessment of new risks and recommend actions
  • Coordinate annual cybersecurity assessment across multiple vendors and service providers; produce consolidated assessment report
  • Provide reports, communication and engagement with stakeholders and management
  • Provide support for business continuity and disaster recovery activities
  • Provide input and maintenance into policy, procedures, and related job aid documentation


Experience, Education and Certification
  • 2 years of experience with cyber risk management including the NIST RMF and SP800-53R4
  • Experience with the development and documentation of cybersecurity policies and standards
  • Cyber security in data center and cloud environments
  • Work in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and two (2) years related experience; OR, Master’s Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Information Security).
  • Cybersecurity certification (CISSP or CRISC preferred; alternatives include CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISA, CISM, GSLC)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with ITIL, ITIL certification
  • Experience with reporting and reporting tools
  • Experience with SIEM tools (Splunk)