Cybersecurity Systems Engineer

at SAIC Corporation
Location Cleveland, OH
Date Posted October 25, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



SAIC in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer to provide support to the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) in the area of Model-Based System Engineering applied to Cybersecurity architecture. The cybersecurity systems engineer will be part of the team that supports ARMD research efforts and applications. Generally, these efforts include making sure that systems requirements fulfill NASA, federal, and external partner expectations; facilitating communication about requirements and capabilities to all stakeholders; assisting projects with cybersecurity integration and mitigation; verifying project level cybersecurity requirements; and identifying and collaborating on aeronautic cybersecurity research. Specifically, the candidate will provide technical support in a variety of areas that support cybersecurity development. The skill sets needed will include a combination of Systems Engineering with an emphasis in either System Architecture and/or Cybersecurity.  


Required Skills:

Experience in model-based systems engineering (MBSE) as applied to:

  • Modeling and designing multilevel security cross-domain applications
  • Defining and building use cases
  • Interpreting operational requirements into protection needs

Experience or working knowledge of designing architectures and frameworks using TOGAF or DODAF.

Experience or working knowledge of systems security and safety engineering principles and practice in NIST 800-160

Other Desired Skills:

Experience or working knowledge of applying security and privacy principles

Configuring and utilizing software-based computer protection tools

Experience or working knowledge of security frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIST 800-53)

Experience or working knowledge of Systems-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes (STAMP)

Familiarity with telecommunications

Familiarity with aeronautics


Engineering Degree from an accredited university

Bachelor's degree 5-10 years of experience or

Master’s degree and 3-6 years of experience or

Ph.D. and 0-3 years of experience


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