Cyber Training Development Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
  • Jul 12, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cyber Training Development Engineer to join our team in support of our customer in Little Rock, Arkansas.


  • Work collaboratively in the development and presentation of course material for Industrial Control System/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (ICS/SCADA) cybersecurity course.  
  • The candidate will be skilled in manufacturing automation design, integration, troubleshooting, engineering, programming, and consulting. 
  • They will have some experience presenting material in a classroom environment. 
  • The candidate will have exceptional problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently and in team environments. 
  • They will be proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in a high output environment.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent and 5 years of experience; Master's degree and 3 years of experience. Four (4) additional years’ of related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. 
  • 3+ years SCADA programming experience
  • 3+ year of PLC / HMI programming experience
  • 5+ year of manufacturing experience.
  • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) operations, wiring, and configuration. 
  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) operations, wiring, and programming. 
  • Experience with Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) operations, wiring, and programming. 
  • Experience with installation and implementation of process controls networks
  • Familiarity with ISO 13849 Safety Standard
  • Familiarity with NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements in the Workplace.
  • Understanding of electrical control design principles.
  • Proficient in IEC 61131-3 PLC programming languages.
  • Working knowledge of MQTT, Modbus, CAN, and equivalent device protocols.
  • Proficient in advanced networking implementation, integration, and troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of IDS, VPN, Firewall, etc. configuration and management.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA/NFPA/NEC Standards and safety protocols.
  • The candidate should have excellent programming and design skills in PLC, HMI, and SCADA control systems; and an intermediate knowledge in the ANSI/ISA standards.  
  • Ability to accomplish systems analysis tasks; and have advanced knowledge of control systems design.
  • Background in reading electrical control schematics, developing sequence of operations and converting into automation code. The candidate should be capable of making advanced enhancements, troubleshooting and testing for existing applications.
  • Computer Skills: Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office, Visio, AutoCad.  PLC and HMI Languages: Proficient in one or more languages including Modicon Unity, Allen-Bradley Studio 5000, or Inductive Automation Ignition. 
  • Candidate must have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance