Cyber Security Engineer

at SAIC Corporation
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Date Posted January 20, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



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
  • Travel: approximately 10%
  • 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

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Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or equivalent technical discipline
  • 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
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance are required for the position 

Preferred Skills:

  • 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
  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
  • Experience with administrating Linux and Windows systems
  • Familiarity with DoD RMF Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process
  • Familiarity with AF/DoD/CNSSI/NIST security policy/manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Familiarity with penetration testing methodology and tools
  • Experience with working in a highly competitive multi-contractor environment

Pay Range

  • This job pays $61,000 - $84,000 based on experience and other factors


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.