Cyber Engineer/Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development and deployment, targeting and intelligence analysis, systems engineering and integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC) is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives, while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. 

SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) Business Unit, USG Mission and Information Technology Division is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer/Architect who will investigate and analyze all data sources to include Internet, Intelligence Community reporting, security events, firewall logs, forensic hard-drive images, and other data sources to identify malware, misuse, unauthorized activity or other cybersecurity related concerns.  As a Cybersecurity Engineer/Architect, you will stay abreast of directives, regulations, guidance, notices, and standards on cybersecurity.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Five (5) years or more of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
    • Investigating virus and malware alerts and incidents to determine root cause, entry point of code, and damage risk
    • Analyzing systems, including forensically, for malware, misuse, and/or unauthorized activity
    • Ensuring all network defense capabilities are kept current, patched, and securely configured, and management is informed of status
    • Planning, designing, testing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining an organization's computer and network security architecture, infrastructure, policies, and procedures
    • Performing vulnerability testing on infrastructure, including risk analysis and security assessments
    • Providing cyber defenses to protect IT assets from threats, attacks, and exploitation
    • Conducting tier-3 infrastructure support 
    • Providing engineering/architectural documentation to ensure a complete and functioning system meets requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Cybersecurity or an IT discipline
  • Familiarity with software security concepts, such as intrusion detection, cryptography, authentication, firewalls, and/or secure coding practices
  • Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or any related certification

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.