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Cybersecurity Engineer II: End Point Security Principal Job

Cybersecurity Engineer II: End Point Security Principal Job

Date: Mar 14, 2018

Location: Fort Meade, MD, US

Company: SAIC

Cybersecurity Engineer II: End Point Security Principal (Job Number:432450)


The National Security Customer Group of SAIC currently has a full-time position for an End Point Security Support Engineer to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) J3, Fort Meade, Maryland.


The successful candidate will support the Endpoint security capabilities used to monitor, detect, prevent, track, report, and remediate malicious computer related activities and incidents on the DODIN, identify misconfigurations and erroneous connections, vulnerabilities, and malicious signatures on the DODIN, conduct gap analysis activities and provides analysis and recommendations reports for alleviating shortfalls and capability gaps on DoD policy and guidance as well as shortfalls on network/system architectural designs.

Additional responsibilities include:

- Developing analysis and recommendation reports in response to official inquiries on alerts, incidents, and mitigation strategies.
- Provide technical expertise, programmatic, and operational planning support for implementing Endpoint Security products across the DODIN enterprise and providing status update briefings.
- Provide analysis and recommendation reports on the identification of an automated analytical standard to be used as an enterprise architectural framework.
- Provide input to, and updating implementation policy and guidance for the configuration, implementation, monitoring, and expansion of Endpoint Security products and associated architecture, and for contributing to the development of overarching DoD-level guidance and standards for managing DoD network trends, performance, and functionality.
- Compile and analyzes network traffic reports and logs in support of subordinate compiling incident response and disseminating analysis reports at the appropriate classification level(s), and maintaining the reports in associated repositories (i.e., Fusion Matrix or similar).
- Deconflict new exploits and security vulnerabilities, analyzes trends of malicious code, documents host/network signatures, and develops mitigation and remediation strategies for dissemination to Combatant Command/Service/Agency/Field Activities (CC/S/A/FA).
- Conduct strategic analyses on various products, such as DoD component reporting and Intelligence Community reporting products, providing analysis, and coordinating with the JOC and CC/S/A/FAs to address areas of concern. Collaborates with the DISA and other stakeholders to assist in developing programmatic oversight requirements for future Endpoint Security product capabilities of evolving software security baselines and operating system compatibility efforts; and developing content (i.e., dashboards, queries, and reports) to support ad hoc and recurring mission tasking, as well as facilitate data pulls with supplemental queries and/or dashboard development.

Daily activities include:

- Ensures the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity services
- Develops and designs security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information through the enterprise
- Identifies, plans, and documents improvements to security controls currently in place
- Develops and documents recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems
- Develops and interprets cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets
- Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications
- Ensures the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management program
- Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response
- Possesses an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity
- Maintains in-depth knowledge and understanding of the DOD Cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework
- With no guidance, conducts cybersecurity engineering research and analysis, provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms, and provides educational briefings on the recommended cybersecurity mechanism
- Contributes substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
- Maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines
- With no guidance, evaluates functional operations and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A
- Develop analysis and recommendation reports in response to official inquires on alerts, incidents, and mitigation strategies
- Provide technical expertise, programmatic, and planning support for implementing Endpoint Security products



- Minimum fourteen (14) years of experience with Cybersecurity or Information Assurance with a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; or twelve (12) years of experience with a Master's Degree
- Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP CE, or GSLC)
- Knowledge and experience with Endpoint Security products
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Excellent communications skills
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph
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 18, 2017, 5:00:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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