Cybersecurity Specialist Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
  • Jun 03, 2021

Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team in El Segundo, CA for the MSEIT (MILSATCOM Systems Engineering, Integration and Test) team in support of SMC (Space and Missiles Systems Center) in El Segundo is seeking an individual to provide Information Assurance (IA) and Cybersecurity support for the MILSATCOM Capability area. The MILSATCOM portfolio of programs has an ongoing need for IA/Cybersecurity support, to meet the needs of our emerging next-generation protected SATCOM. Responsibilities:
  • Perform systems engineering activities in the areas of cybersecurity, Assessment & Authorization (A&A), cryptographic System Security Engineering (SSE), and Certification & Accreditation (C&A), in accordance to NIST 800-53 RMF and NSA requirements and regulations
  • Define security requirements, architecture, and design for embedded and large-scale, distributed DoD space and ground control systems
  • Apply risk management concepts to mitigate vulnerabilities in system security architectures
  • Interface with Space Force customer, system stakeholders, and external contractors to coordinate cybersecurity/cryptographic requirements and architecture flow down from the system level to individual elements of the system

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or technical equivalent
  • Understanding of the discipline and practice of Systems Engineering throughout the system lifecycle phases of concept, development, production, use, support, and retirement
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required to be considered for this position
  • 5+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design
  • 2+ years of work experience in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Security
  • Understanding of modern computing architectures including CI/CD, microservices, cloud, and container technologies
  • Background in software design
 Preferred skills:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering with emphasis in IA/Cyber Security
  • RMF or DIACAP Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)
  • NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 RMF Analysis and Accreditation
  • Network Engineering
  • Communications Systems
  • Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)
  • Security certification (CISSP)
  • TS/SCI clearance
 Preferred experience:
  • 5+ years of work experience in IA/Cyber Security
  • 5+ years of work experience in System Engineering Architecture/Design
  • DoD Space program experience