Cyber Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Patuxent River
United States


SAIC is seeking an Informtion Assurance Engineer to support the NAVAIR Aviation Logistics Environment LOG-IT project.  This project is focused on providing state of the art systems and support the fleet effectively and efficiently. This position includes cyber technical analysis, continuous monitoring and analysis, and technical evaluations in support of current and future proposed applications, systems, and solutions across within PEO (CS) LOG-IT. Work includes conducting detailed technical analysis, technical reviews, developing technical artifacts supporting application and system security categorization; implementing security controls and required mitigation and remediation artifacts; conducting application and system authorization technical requirements according to Navy Risk Management Framework (RMF) policy; and continuously assessing and monitoring application, system, and solution authorization status through the use of both automated and manual technical assessments. 

Work will be performed on site in Patuxent River, MD.

This opportunity is contingent upon contract award, anticipated in Summer 2022.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create documentation required to obtain an Authority to Operate (ATO) in accordance with guidance from the Navy Security Control Assessor (SCA), Navy Authorizing Official (NAO), and DoDI 8510.01 DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Provide technical, validation, and ISSE support for Assessment and Authorization (A&A) planning and documentation for Government systems
  • Complete Cybersecurity activities in the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).
  • Support Security Testing in lab and operational environments
  • Monitoring software compliance in the DoN Application and Database Management System (DADMS)


Key Requirements

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation with a favorable adjudication
  • DODI 8570-1M Cybersecurity Workforce IAT/IAM Level II or III
  • 1 – 3 Years of cybersecurity experience (may substituted by education, certifications, and/or experience in related fields)
  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Position is located customer site in PAX River, MD

Desired Experience & Skills

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity or Computer Science
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) / USN, USMC, and USAF (A&A)
  • NIST Special Publications
  • Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) or USMC Validator
  • DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP)
  • Automated vulnerability scanning tools
    • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) / Tenable Nessus & SecurityCenter
    • DISA Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC)
    • Vulnerator
  • Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Marine Corps Certification and Accreditation Support Tool (MCCAST) v2
  • Implementation and documentation of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirement Guides (SRGs)
  • Administration and/or development with:
    • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • Java
    • Apache Tomcat
    • PostgreSQL
    • Virtualization
    • Cloud-based technologies
  • Creation of network architecture and data-flow diagrams
  • Familiarity with Navy Systems Commands (SYSCOMs)
  • Familiarity with Navy Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) Environments
  • Experience at a joint program office or enterprise level


Travel Required

  • 10%
  • Travel is dependent upon the needs of the customer and availability of funding

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.