Security Requirements Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • May 27, 2021

Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Security Requirements Engineer to capture and refine security requirements and ensure that the requirements are integrated into component products and systems through purposeful security architecting, design, development, configuration, and modeling, analysis and simulation throughout the entire project and program life cycle of an exciting and innovative complex space and ground effort. The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team based environment.

Position requires a current TS/SCI clearance with willingness & ability to upgrade. Position will be located in Chantilly, VA.

Duties include: 

  • Assist with leading teams working to design, model, develop, analyze and simulate systems or upgrade legacy systems
  • Conduct product research and support Analysis of Alternative (AoA) activities that independently identify the most appropriate security solutions 
  • Assist with leading the development of system concepts, contribute to the capability phase of the systems development lifecycle, and translate technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into system security designs and processes
  • Assist with leading the development and documentation of Security Architectures, Roadmaps, and investments
  • Support the government with securing the enterprise infrastructure through the security architecture
  • Perform modeling, analysis and simulation of security stance
  • Interact with stakeholders, vendors and contractors to maintain efficient and effective control management processes, procedures and systems
  • Assist program / project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep all parties informed
  • Attend meetings and assist with determination of equipment requirements and status
  • Assess processes and procedures to identify efficiencies aimed at streamlining initiatives
  • Apprise management and all program stakeholders of risk and progress issues early enough to be addressed

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program. 
  • Expert working experience in government or industry within Security Engineering. 
  • DoD 8570 Level II (IASAE) certification compliance
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or fiscal challenges
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Ability to think-on-your-feet, adapt as situations change and make the best possible decisions with the information at hand

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expert working experience in government or industry leading enterprise-level security efforts involving architecting, designing, development, configuration and modeling, analysis and simulation of ground and space

Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS clearance with willingness & ability to upgrade