Information Security Specialist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking an experienced Information Security Specialist to join a team of qualified and diverse security professionals in Reston, VA. The candidate shall respond quickly and effectively to security needs and concerns and will provide information security support to Intelligence Community (IC) programs.
The job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assess security system needs and provide corrective actions into a coherent security strategy
  • Support Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements and perform reviews of technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability and non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommended mitigation strategies
  • Conduct technical exchange meetings to facilitate AIS security solutions Facilitate development, maintenance and security review of AIS security plans for computers, networks and information systems 
  • Communicate complex technical concepts, project information, and security policy clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences


  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant/applicable work experience
  • The ability to analyze, troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues


  • Certified information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) and possess acute knowledge and practical experience applying ICDs to systems
  • DoD 8570 Certified
  • Previous Information Security work with IC to include knowledge of computer networks, applications, processes and accesses.
  • BS Degree

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.