Senior Cyber Security Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Macdill Afb
United States


Job Description:

SAIC has an opening for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer in Tampa, FL.  The Senior Cyber Security Engineer must be experienced with security engineering as well as subject matter expert in the DoD/DISA Information Assurance (IA) requirements and have expert knowledge of policies and processes, the DOD Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST SP 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 security controls, the DoD network environment, industry computer/security standards/best practices, and DoD CND initiatives.


Have experience in providing specialized technical subject matter expertise in the planning, and orchestration of the defense-in- depth security engineering, relevant technology and process development, implementation such as security testing, certification and accreditation, intrusion detection policy development, security baseline management as well as IA focused software development in a mixed Windows/Linux environment.


Have working knowledge of enclave protection technologies to include Firewalls, Network IDS/IPS systems, Host Based IDS/IPS and Security Incident and Event Management (ArcSight SIEM). Must have solid working experience in designing secure network architectures, virtualization technologies, MySQL/MSSQL database platforms, identity and access management principles, application security, encryption technologies, DNS, web applications, ADFS, Nessus.


Formulates and designs specifications; developing, modifying, and/or maintaining complex systems and subsystems; defining work problems, designing technology solutions, and developing procedures to resolve problems; analyzing methods of approach; reviewing task proposal requirements, gathering information, analyzing data, preparing synopsis, comparing alternatives, preparing specifications, resolving processing problems, and coordinating work with others; and preparing recommendations for improvement for management consideration.


Required Qualifications:    


  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 12+ years of experience.

  • 5+ years of experience as a cyber-security engineer

  • Must currently possess a CompTIA Security+ certification; OR, must obtain within 90 days of hire.

  • At least one relevant and current security related professional certification

  • Experience with implementing IPS/IDS capabilities.

  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS/NESSUS), DISA Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Host Based Security System (HBSS); Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS) cybersecurity applications and tools.

  • Experience with implementing capabilities within VMware virtual environments.

  • Experience with implementing McAfee products.

  • Working knowledge of network infrastructure technologies/practices to include Cisco IOS, VLAN segmentation, Network Access Control (802.1x), and wireless detection tools.

  • Cross Domain data access and transfer technologies and related DISN Connection Approval Process.

  • Working knowledge of protection of data in transit and data at rest to include Suite B and IPsec encryption.

  • Experience with Microsoft Visio diagram development for systems data flow representation.

  • Experience with the HQ USCENTCOM cybersecurity environment, organization, policies, and programs.


Desired Education and Skills:
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification desired

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Virtualization experience, specifically with VMware vSphere and VMware Horizon View, a strong plus

  • Microsoft Certified Professional a plus

  • CCNA Certification


Desired Qualifications