• SAIC
  • $78,195.00 -170,510.00/year*
  • Vinton , VA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time

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Job Description

Join SAIC s team delivering the best inclass Service Desk, End User Services, Operations Engineering, InfrastructureArchitecture, and Technical Program Management information technology servicesto a federal agency.

The Security lead designs, tests, and implements secure operatingsystems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT securitysystems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, lossprevention, and eDiscovery actions. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessmentat the network, system and application level. Conducts threat modelingexercises. Develops and implements security controls and formulates operationalrisk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs. Involvedin a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls,electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches, evaluates andrecommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces themto the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy. Prepares securityreports to regulatory agencies. Establishes strict program control processes toensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification andaccreditation of systems. This includes process support, analysis support, coordinationsupport, security certification test support, security documentation support,investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emergingtechnology research inspections and periodic audits. Supports the formalSecurity Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accreditingauthority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysisof the results, and preparation of required reports. Periodically conducts of areview of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until allactions are closed.

Supervise, coordinate and/or perform additions and changes to network hardwareand operating systems, and attached devices; including investigation, analysis,recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new networkhardware and software. Provide direct support in the day-to-day operations onnetwork hardware and operating systems including the evaluation of systemutilization, monitoring response time and primary support for detection andcorrection of operational problems. Troubleshoot at the physical level of thenetwork, working with network measurement hardware and software, as well asphysical checking and testing of hardware devices at the logical level workingwith communication protocols. Participate in planning design, technical reviewand implementation for new network infrastructure hardware and networkoperating systems for voice and data communication networks.

Pointof Contact (POC) for the following;

Endpoint Protection anti-virus, host firewall, port protection, threat prevention

Firewall sitecategorization, URL blocking, stateful inspection, permit rules between trusted/ untrusted network zones.

Authorization infrastructure security control compliance inspection, contingency planning,and documentation update

ContinuousDiagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) and functional control


HS and nine (9) years of experience; Bachelorsand five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or moreexperience.

  • Minimum of two (2) years Project Management experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years Network Security technical experience.
  • Knowledge of at least two of the following; HWAM, SWAM, VUL,CM, PRIV, CRED, BEHAVE. McAfee, Palo Alto, EnCase, Splunk, Palo Alto, IP360,BigFix, CounterAct, ISE, NIST SP 800-53
  • US Citizenship required

  • 3 years of ServiceNow Experience
  • ITIL Foundation certification
  • Work location can be Sunnyvale CA, Ashburn VA or remote





  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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