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Senior Cyber Security Engineer/Architect Job

Senior Cyber Security Engineer/Architect Job

Date: Aug 29, 2017

Location: Washington, DC, US

Company: SAIC

Senior Cyber Security Engineer/Architect (Job Number:423825)


The Federal Civilian Business Unit is looking for a Senior Information Security Engineer/Architect to join our Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Team in Washington, DC. The engineer will function as an integral member of our security team responsible for assisting in the creation and maintenance of Information Security policies, processes, and procedures which support the agency’s cybersecurity program. Exerting technical leadership with other team members and our client organization, this role will be responsible for defining security program capabilities (e.g., system authorization, security risk management, security incident management, continuous monitoring, common controls etc.), identifying gaps between current/desired capabilities and existing documentation, and developing and executing a plan to develop the required documentation to enhance agency security capabilities. The candidate can architect, plan, configure, deploy, maintain, and upgrade COTS/GOTS and custom toolsets to address vulnerabilities and/or implement security controls. This individual can apply a combination of expert engineering knowledge of enterprise IT and security solutions to design, develop and/or implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies and support full spectrum military cyberspace operations. Able to provide technical leadership in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches and evaluates cyber capabilities and new security tools and products against PBGC operational requirements and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy, and to support the offensive and defensive capability design and troubleshoot and problem solve technical and non-technical issues. The candidate must be able to collect, organize, analyze, and translate data into useful, actionable information in the form security policies, management plans, processes, and procedures. These artifacts will be formal deliverables to the customer that must be of high quality, in compliance with customer, NIST, and other best practice guidance, and fit for use at the customer site. The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills and be able to work under pressure to produce deliverables quickly. Must be able to work well within a multifunctional matrixed team to gain consensus and produce results.

Key Responsibilities:

Gap analysis and artifact creation activities will require the candidate to work closely with the customer to define, analyze, and document security program capabilities, and use network diagrams, SIPOC, error mode analysis, workflow diagrams, spreadsheets, and other tools.

This position will be responsible for conducting process gap analysis and documenting and analyzing “as-is” processes to identify areas for improvement, and recommending, developing, and implementing “to-be” processes, as well as identifying associated issues and risks.

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Educations and Experience:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience and 9+ years related experience

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge of information security programs and processes

Knowledge of the federal government information systems security processes, framework, and lifecycle

Strong analytical skills in process decomposition, and process development using network diagrams

Strong skills and experience in requirements management, especially in the security field

Strong skills and experience in processes reengineering and optimization, especially in the security field

Extensive experience creating, writing, and editing security policies, processes, and procedures

Work well within a team of professionals in a multi- disciplinary environment.

Strong client engagement and facilitation skills, and the ability to build positive working relationships

Strong, demonstrable research capabilities

Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, as well as SharePoint, Visio, and Project Experience facilitating workshops and focus groups, and interviewing stakeholders

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced Security Certifications (CISSP, CISM, or CISA, etc).

Experience and knowledge of NIST SP Series

PMP or experience and knowledge of Project Management

Experience and knowledge of Enterprise Risk Management

Experience developing instructional and procedural documentation and presentations

BPM and BPR trained or certified

Familiarity with BPM methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma (LSS), or similar

ITIL v3 certified

Clearance Requirement:

Must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. Must be a US Citizen.


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 provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Apr 5, 2017, 6:56:59 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
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: Architecture, Cyber Security, Developer, Engineer, Engineering, Security, Technology

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