Senior Cybersecurity/Vulnerability Analyst

at SAIC Corporation
Location Suitland-Silver Hill, MD
Date Posted July 15, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Description

This position will be responsible for Cyber Intelligence and Vulnerability Assessments in support of NOAA.  

 Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop moderately complex security designs and test plans using existing technology. 

  • Perform and document root cause analysis for security incidents. 

  • Perform and document vulnerability analyses

  • Develop cyber security analytics and threat intelligence using multiple data sources provided to the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.

  • Create relevant documentation and recommendations for changes to the current security architecture.

  • Drive the capabilities and execution to effectively optimize and improve enterprise security.

  • Demonstrate expert level knowledge of security services and implementations. 

  • Investigate, positively identify, and document anomalous events and incidents that are escalated by Tier 1 engineers.

  • Document and escalate appropriate events and incidents to Tier 3 engineer.

  • Examine cyber adversary techniques in order to develop defensive methodologies.

  • Conduct risk analysis and convert it into actionable monitoring recommendations

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and recommend remediation and mitigation strategies and implementations to ensure effective achievement of the organizational objectives.

  • Provide support for security incidents throughout the incident lifecycle as needed and make recommendations to ensure protection of the enterprise infrastructure. 

  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications & Education

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field and a minimum of eght years of experience in Cyber Security.

  • Must obtain and maintain NOAA clearance requirements  

Demonstrated Experience with Cyber Intelligence & Vulnerability Assessment including expert experience in at least two of the following areas:

  1. Vulnerability Assessment;

  2. Intrusion Prevention and Detection;

  3. Access Control and Authorization;

  4. Policy Enforcement;

  5. Application Security;

  6. Protocol Analysis;

  7. Firewall Management;

  8. Incident Response;

  9. Encryption;

  10. Web‐filtering; 

  11. Advanced Threat Protection

Key Requirements

  • Security+ and/or CySA, plus CCNA Certification, 

  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management Tools

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus

  • Experience writing moderately complex scripts.

  • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, NAT, OSI Model, etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multiple deadlines in an organized fashion.

  • Understanding of advanced data analysis and management concepts.

  • Technical writing abilities to author technical and management risk reports.

Required Skills & Certifications

  •  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  •  CCNP/CCDP
  •  SANS/GIAC certifications
  •  Cisco WLAN certification
  •  Experience in Information Assurance Policy and Guidelines 
  •  NIST Special Publication 800-53   
  •  NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  •  ITIL Foundation Level or higher Certification

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability