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Cyber Security Analyst – NASA/GSFC Job

Cyber Security Analyst – NASA/GSFC Job

Date: Feb 25, 2018

Location: Greenbelt, MD, US

Company: SAIC

Cyber Security Analyst – NASA/GSFC (Job Number:431873)


SAIC is hiring a Cyber Security Analyst

for our NASA Program in Greenbelt, MD

Has working at NASA been a dream since you touched your 1st computer? Now is your chance to join the SAIC team supporting NASA's Goddard NASCOM Mission Network Security Team as we secure and defend the worldwide NASA Mission Network. The role of Cyber Security Analyst is a hands-on technical position joining a seasoned and diverse team of cyber security professionals. This is an outstanding opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst/Engineer wanting to work in a team environment and to break out and grow their skills to the next level.


- Perform data analytics seeking, identifying and confirming cyber threats, risks and vulnerabilities to the network environment.
- Conduct vulnerability scans on a routine or ad-hoc basis.
- Perform risk analysis of proposed capabilities resulting in specific technical recommendations for improving security and/or mitigating cyber risk.
- Briefing technical and non-technical management on cyber issues, threats, vulnerabilities and risk reduction strategies.
- Utilize NASA IT Security Software including IBM BigFix, Symantec SEP, RSA Archer, and Symantec SEP.


- Research, evaluate and assess emerging cyber security threats and trends.
- Research, evaluate and test new cyber security tools and capabilities.
- Conduct computer and network forensic technical investigations including performing network packet analysis.
- Perform general Linux system administration supporting operational capabilities.
- Support the development and deployment of agency-wide cyber security projects and initiatives into the network environment.


- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) and 5+ years of hands-on working experience in cyber intrusion detection, system administration or network administration. Additional years of relevant experience in lieu of a Degree is acceptable.


- Working knowledge of information security issues, trends and leading practices.
- Demonstrated analytical skills.
- Solid understanding of computer network protocols including TCP/IP.
- Working knowledge of cyber issues, trends and leading practices.
- Demonstrated analytical skills.
- Ability to learn new products and technologies.
- Ability to monitor and respond to system issues and resolve them in a timely manner.
- Self- disciplined and self-motivated.


- Coding/Scripting experience e.g. Perl, Bash, VB Script, Python, etc.
- Experience working with networking and security tools such as Tenable Security Center, McAfee Vulnerability Manager, ELK, Intella and Metasploit.
- Experience with VMware Hypervisor and related tools.


- Required - Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
- Desired - SECRET Security Clearance
- US Citizen


- Certifications such as CISSP, GCIA, CEH, GCIH, GCFA or CSIH are highly desired.
- A self-starter, performing tasks with minimal supervision but working effectively with immediate and cross-functional team members.
- Highly effective communicator (both verbal and written).
- Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent organizational, detail, multi-tasking and time management skills.


SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Nov 1, 2017, 4:00:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Engineer, Cyber Security, Network Security, Security, Engineering, Research

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