Cybersecurity Spec Chief with Security Clearance

Published September 15, 2023
Location Arlington, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Description SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to join our energized team to support the Department of Air Force's (DAF) mission to establish and maintain the Advanced Battle Management System's (ABMS) Digital Infrastructure (DI) through the ABMS Consortium's Deployable DI (DDI) Product Development Team (PDT). ABMS is the Air Force's latest effort to create a next-generation command and control (C2) system and is a top modernization priority for the DAF. ABMS will be the backbone of a network-centric approach to battle management in partnership with all the services across the Department of Defense. The broader effort known as the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) is focused on rapid integration of capabilities and modernizing the decision-making processes for combat operations. To accomplish the DAF's mission, the government in partnership with the ABMS Consortium will develop a deployable digital infrastructure that connects the DAF's Lead Wing in support of Agile Combat Operations that enables sharing of information across multiple echelons and multi-domains and provide decision superiority to tactical, operational and strategic customers. The DDI PDT is comprised of industry leaders in systems engineering, digital engineering, model-based systems engineering, cyber security, integration & test and operations and sustainment working together in a collaborative environment to delivery critical capabilities to our warfighters. The Cybersecurity Team Lead will work within the DDI Cyber product team to perform the following: * Lead the cyber product team with technical expertise, steering the development of cutting-edge solutions by leveraging the most current cybersecurity applications and principles * Perform CAM responsibilities, which involve tasks such as crafting schedules, providing progress reports, managing team staffing, and supervising Confluence and Jira administration * Exhibit a practical understanding of cyber technology's functionalities and mechanisms, going beyond paperwork and checklists of RMF. Possess in-depth technical knowledge encompassing architecture, engineering, and hands-on implementation * Facilitate technical information exchange on Cybersecurity functions in support of consortium objectives to provide on-demand access to computing resources * Decompose and allocate requirements to system functions to design, develop and deploy a capability of monitoring and maintaining cybersecurity applications * Coordinate with other DDI PDTs to develop and maintain digital system architecture, models, and architecture standards of the ABMS using agile development processes * Conduct trade studies and technology roadmap development Qualifications * U.S. Citizenship is required * DoD Secret clearance: ability to obtain DoD Top Secret SCI * Bachelor's degree with fifteen to twenty (15-20) years of Cybersecurity experience, or similar role. Doctorate degree with thirteen to sixteen (13-16) years of prior, relevant Cybersecurity experience, or similar role. Will consider additional years of experience in lieu of education * 10 years experience leading teams and projects related to the acquisition, development, integration, testing, and deployment of accreditation packages for mission-critical applications (to include Risk Management Framework (RMF)) * 2-5 years experience with Agile Management / Scrum Master to include use of JIRI with 2 years minimum experience * Demonstrate leadership attributes by collaborating with senior management to devise customer solutions and by taking charge of teams in previous roles * Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills * Certified Agile Scrum Master * Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with widely dispersed team members. * Proven ability to build strong, lasting relationships with customers and work effectively to collaborate in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment Desired Qualifications: * Cer tified Project Management Professional (PMP) * Certified Cost Account Manager (CAM) * Familiar with MBSE/CAMEO/DOORS with an understanding of terminologies and application principles * Certified in DOD 8140 IAM III (typically, CISSP or CISM) or CISSP-ISSMP * Experience with DoD FMF Knowledge Service and application tools Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.