SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Architect SME to assist with implementation of a satellite development program for a government customer. Candidate will support efforts to grow a business unit from providing system engineering to management and delivery of complex satellite programs. This approach will require creating and building a new operations infrastructure based on industry best practices and innovative strategies.
- An end-to-end cybersecurity architecture that satisfies all space and ground systems cyber resiliency requirements (HW/SW/data and protocols) and provides efficient, innovative cybersecurity posture for a proliferated LEO satellite constellation:
- Provides for a secure, low-latency routing of data across the network
- Promote interoperability with other (OEM vendor provided) SVs across the pLEO constellation
- Transparently bridges defense customers (tactical links, etc.) using private IP addresses
- Supports Secret processing on the space vehicle and provide cyber protection to encryption keys (in transit and at rest)
- Incorporate capabilities for continuous cybersecurity monitoring and vulnerability testing to enhance space and ground systems cyber resiliency
- Provides for enhancements to cybersecurity vectors that protects the SDA systems and networks in view of recent cyber breaches and data exfiltration on Federal Agency systems and networks
- Implements federally mandated RMF based on established national cybersecurity standards (NIST, DoD) and complies with all CMMC resource certifications
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work with the SAIC SDA engineering team to develop the RFP level end to end cybersecurity solution(s) per above description
- Build the processes and related documentation for cybersecurity compliance to relevant standards (e.g. NIST, DoD, etc.)
- Develop WBS and provide main and sublevel work details
- Review and update the system architecture as and when additional information from our suppliers/OEM vendor partners as well as SDA received
- Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan
- Evaluate security architectures and designs to determine the adequacy of security design and architecture proposed or provided in response to requirements contained in acquisition documents
- Document and address organization's information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle.
Required Education and Experience:
- BS Degree in an Engineering field or Computer Science and minimum 18 years of related experience; Master's and 14 years; PhD and 12 years
- At least 2 years of leadership experience planning and managing security efforts
- One or more required: Network+, A+, Security+, CPTE, CEH, CISSP, CISA
- Hands-on transition with IPv4/v6 systems and interplay with large organization networks
- Expertise in environments with Cisco, VMware, Cloud, SD-WAN, BGP, and OSPF
- Experience with IPv6 address management, ICMPV6, DHCPV6, DNS 6, and v6 Security
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- Ability to architect IT risk management with a focus on security, performance, and reliability.
- Develop/integrate cybersecurity designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements.
- Experience with deploying DevSecOps Platform in multiple government cloud environments across isolated networks: Unclassified to Top Secret, or Special Access Programs
- Experience in the design, deployment and management of Zero trust architectures
- Experience and understanding of NIST Cybersecurity Standards and requirements
- Experience in developing and writing RMF Security documentation
Salary commensurate with experience
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