Watch Officer (Shift Lead) - Military veterans preferred

2020-09-03
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Doral
Florida
33172
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking an experienced individual to join SAIC’s team, in support of the U.S. Southern Command’s Cyber IT Enterprise Services (SCITES), to help support our Nation’s contingency planning, operations, and security operations to Central America, South America, the Caribbean areas. This individual will be a member of the team that establishes a Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) with Tier III Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) capabilities through the installations and operations and maintenance (O&M) of an open standard/open architecture system of systems, and related infrastructure, that will align Defensive Cyber Operations and IT Service Operations.  Through integration and employment of cybersecurity activities for Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) operations, together with internal defensive cyber operation measures, risks posed by threats and vulnerabilities will be reduced and rapid responses enabled for tasks and objectives issued by proper authorities across the USSOUTHCOM cyber battlefield. 

 
Responsibilities:
  • The candidate selected for this position shall support the implementation of Computer and Network Systems Administration for the NOSC through preparation for Cybersecurity Operations based on the approved implementation plan developed pre Task Award

  • Migrating appropriate end-point devices and client-based applications to VDI and SaaS models, enabling USSOUTHCOM to respond more rapidly to tasks and objectives issued from the authorities of USCYBERCOM DACO and USSOUTHCOM DACO over USSOUTHCOM-constructed networks

  • Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions

  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level

  • Conducts threat modeling exercises
  • Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs

  • Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access

  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy

  • Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring

  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards

  • Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports

  • Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed

  • Maintains continued liaison with the appropriate staff and key representatives to exchange information in connection with matters involving physical security

  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs

  • Works with engineering teams to remediate emerging security vulnerabilities

Qualifications

Required:
  • Currently possess a TS clearance with SCI eligibility

  • DoD 8570 certification (minimum Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II)

  • Work location Doral, Florida
  • Recognized Expert in the field. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Network Engineering, Data Science or similar discipline

  • Thirteen (13) or more years of experience

  • 5+ years of experience with vulnerability assessment tools

  • 5+ years of experience with leading and managing the technical aspects of network, servers, and web vulnerability management solutions