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Information Assurance Security Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSAIC has an opening for an Information Assurance Security Engineer to join our talented, dynamic team to support the Office of Veterna's Affairs remotely.The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • The Information Assurance Security Engineer requires information technology experience in the methods, procedures and actions required to protect and secure information system hardware and software against malicious and damaging attacks and actionsRequired Skills:
    • Understanding of Application Penetration and Intrusion Testing software and methods of deployment.
    • Maintain environment in a safe and secure system based on sound design and implementation techniques.
    • Understanding of Application Penetration and Intrusion Testing software and methods of deployment.
    • Able to utilize cyber security industry standard methods in providing secure systems
    • Understanding of NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4 Controls
    • Hands-on experience with GRC tool eMASS
    • Knowledge and experience in Cyber Security Tools
    • Knowledge of implementation and security levels and roles necessary for successful deployment.
    • Will be required to scan, monitor and report on system vulnerabilities
    • Will work in close contact with the Information Security Office in surveillance of user, software and network assets for appropriate use and enterprise wide protection
    • Must Stay abreast of current cyber security trends relevant to the client's business and system security
    • Working knowledge in NIST RMF framework and Authorization to Operate (ATO) process
    • Experience in information security controls self-assessment, SCA and external and third-party assessments and audits
    • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment
    • Demonstrate technical capabilities and professional knowledge
    • Must be well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks.
    • Must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulationsQualificationsEducation and Experience Required:
      • Ten (10) years relevant experience requiredBachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology or engineering discipline preferred
      • Four (4)years of relevant experience may be substituted for education
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
      • Attention to detail and excellent customer service.
      • Ability to work well in a team environment.
      • Capable to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
      • Must be well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks.
      • Must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulationsPreferred Experience
        • OSCP Certification
        • Familiarity with VA 6500 and NIST 800-53
        • VA or DOD Experience
        • Industry certifications highly desired, such as OSCP and CISSP
        • A Cyber Security Engineer has IT experience with Cyber Security Policy and threat mitigation.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.REQNUMBER: 2216554-WASHINGTON-DCSAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nations most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: SAIC, Washington DC , Information Assurance Security Engineer, Engineering , Washington, DC

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