IT Security Administrator - FAA - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Atlantic City Int'l Airport
New Jersey
United States


SAIC is seeking a IT Security Administrator to serve on a team of Security Analysts and Engineers to ensure that systems are architected and executed in accordance with FAA security polices and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance’s and recommendations. The incumbent will:


  • Support Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Organization (ATO) initiatives and activities associated with assessing risk and providing recommendations to prevent National Airspace Systems (NAS) and Non-NAS systems from unauthorized access or sabotage, and enhancing the stability of those systems to survive security threats in an operational environment.
  • Support development of security authorization/ISCM packages for information systems under the purview of the Decision Support Systems (DSS) Program Office.
  • Support coordination and facilitation of authorization documentation, NAS Cyber Activities, risk mitigation, and cyber defense initiatives for the information systems under the purview of the Decision Support Systems (DSS) Program Office.
  • Support the assessment and monitoring of information system vulnerabilities as described in each information systems’ Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and facilitate remediation activities.
  • Develop status reports and other documents to support management of the security authorization/ISCM and POA&M remediation processes.
  • Provide other information systems security-related support as delegated by the Decision Support Systems (DSS) Program Office Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).



Master’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Science with at least 5 years of relevant experience in cybersecurity, systems security, security authorization, system security architecture management, or related field preferred;
OR a BS degree with 10 yrs exp,
OR AAS with 15.
·       A strong understanding of FISMA and NIST Special Publications, especially NIST SP 800-37 and NIST SP 800-53.
·       Excellent written and oral communication skills; attention to detail is essential.
·       Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
·       Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities.
·       Experience performing security control assessments against all NIST SP 800-53 controls / families.
·       Understanding of various configuration standards such as DISA STIGs and CIS Benchmarks.
·       Proper Understanding of FIPS 199 security categorization.
·        US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

Desired Qualifications

 FAA experience is desired.