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Cybersecurity Specialist

Company: SAIC
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID:


Date Posted: 2022-05-09
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Specialist to contribute in systems development & deployment, processing & analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Navy and joint branches of the DoD. - We are seeking an innovative and dedicated professional to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Daily work will be conducted onsite at the Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific (NIWC PAC) located in Old Town, San Diego, California.


Generates artifacts via hands-on effort throughout the entire RMF process

Prepares and maintains all Assessment and Authorization (A&A) artifacts and documentation for the program's products and systems in accordance with DoD Instructions, Directives, Policies, and Regulations

Responsible for ensuring systems maintain existing ATOs and accreditation status and also perform new accreditation activities, including data reporting, data input and preparing Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages

Executes the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) process to ensure dissemination, reporting, and compliance

Uses various Navy -and Cybersecurity collaboration, documentation, and records management tools, to include but not limited to Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM), and CMPro

Working through the RMF 6 steps in eMASS to include all system details, system controls, implementations and artifacts for the program's products

Works with the PM, ISSM, System Engineering and Developers to create the RMF packages

Reviews and provides technical feedback for the architectural diagrams

Provides engineering and technical assistance to support vulnerability scans, penetration testing, -vulnerability analysis, scan analysis, and security analysis on the program's products and network components

Executes and analyzes -scan data from required scanning tools (e.g. Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), as well as commercial products, such as Fortify and CAST)

Maintains Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) compliance with the associated technology

Executes all Cybersecurity monitoring and reporting to ensure compliance to include the development and maintenance of POA&Ms

Applies combinations of expert engineering knowledge of enterprise IT and security solutions to design, develop and/or implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies and support full spectrum military cyberspace operations

Architects, plans, configures, deploys, maintains, and upgrades COTS/GOTS and custom toolsets to address vulnerabilities and/or implement security controls

Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e. -National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53A, CNSSI 1253, FIPS-99, FIPS-200, SP 800-30, SP 800-34), and makes recommendations on process tailoring

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

Conducts threat modeling exercises


Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years of related experience

Active Secret clearance and to be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

Fully qualified CSWF (Cyber Security Workforce) at IAT Level II (i.e. GSEC, CompTIA Security+, SSCP, CCNA Security, or higher)

1 year experience with HBSS and/or ESS

1 year experience working through RMF steps

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.SAIC - is a premier Fortune 500 - technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .

Keywords: SAIC, San Diego , Cybersecurity Specialist, Other , San Diego, California

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