Sustainment Cyber Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Jul 12, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join a dynamic engaging team that brings out the best of your technical skills while defending American warfighters. Our highly trained technical team supports the MILSATCOM Systems Engineering Integration and Test (MSEIT) contract in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Responsibilities include:   
  • Provide support to the cyber security operations staff in resolving cyber security issues as requested
  • Assist in the identification of non-compliant system settings, exploitable threats, and other system vulnerabilities
  • Assist in authoring technical documentation including test plans, test procedures, technical white papers, and test reports
  • Use industry accepted and in-house developed tools to collect and aggregate cyber security data for use in identifying non-compliant system settings, exploitable threats, and other system vulnerabilities
  • Assist in the communication with system developers to further understanding of cyber security concepts and implemented controls
  • Provide the collected data to Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSE) in support of their assessment of system cyber security posture and support the cyber security operations staff in resolving complex cyber security issues as requested
  • Assist in the authoring and conducting peer-reviews of cyber security test plans and detailed test procedures that include step-by-step instructions for using advanced cyber security tools
  • Enhance cyber security testing processes and procedures through feedback and implementation.
  • Assist in the reporting on cyber security program activities to upper management as requested


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or equivalent technical discipline
  • Ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance
  • 4+ years' work experience in military, aerospace, DoD government, academia, or industry
  • Understand fundamentals of various Operating Systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems involving complex systems
  • Ability to undertake new challenges with limited guidance
  • Knowledge of DoD mission system sustainment
  • Within 6 months of hire, must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoDD 8140 and DoDD 8570.01-M for Information Assurance
Preferred Experience:
  • 4+ years of experience with MILSATCOM equipment and troubleshooting (desired)
  • Experience with Secure Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) and STIG Viewer
  • Experience using Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and benchmarks
  • Experience with Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) processes, assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), command-Line-Interface (CLI), administrating Linux and Windows systems, database Management (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server)

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.