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Cyber Security Engineer II (Job Number:426974)


The DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group, COCOM Programs Directorate of SAIC currently has a contingency full-time position for a Cybersecurity Engineer to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Fort Meade, Maryland.


The successful candidate will support the Endpoint security capabilities used to monitor, detect, prevent, track, report, and remediate malicious computer related activities and incidents on the DODIN. Endpoint Security is also used to identify misconfigurations and erroneous connections, vulnerabilities, and malicious signatures on the DODIN.

Daily activities include:

- Ensures the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity services
- Develops and designs security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information through the enterprise
- Identifies, plans, and documents improvements to security controls currently in place
- Develops and documents recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems
- Develops and interprets cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets
- Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications
- Ensures the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management program
- Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response
- Possesses an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity
- Maintains in-depth knowledge and understanding of the DOD Cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework
- With no guidance, conducts cybersecurity engineering research and analysis, provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms, and provides educational briefings on the recommended cybersecurity mechanism
- Contributes substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
- Maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines
- With no guidance, evaluates functional operations and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A
- Develop analysis and recommendation reports in response to official inquires on alerts, incidents, and mitigation strategies
- Provide technical expertise, programmatic, and planning support for implementing Endpoint Security products


- Minimum ten (10) years of experience with Cybersecurity or Information Assurance with a Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; or seven (7) years of experience and a Master's Degree.
- Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security +, SSCP)
- Knowledge and experience with Endpoint Security products
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills


ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Apr 20, 2017, 10:34:10 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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