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Company: SAIC
Location: MD
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics




This position will be responsible for Cyber Intelligence and Vulnerability Assessments in support of NOAA.  

 Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop moderately complex security designs and test plans using existing technology. 

  • Perform and document root cause analysis for security incidents. 

  • Perform and document vulnerability analyses

  • Develop cyber security analytics and threat intelligence using multiple data sources provided to the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.

  • Create relevant documentation and recommendations for changes to the current security architecture.

  • Drive the capabilities and execution to effectively optimize and improve enterprise security.

  • Demonstrate expert level knowledge of security services and implementations. 

  • Investigate, positively identify, and document anomalous events and incidents that are escalated by Tier 1 engineers.

  • Document and escalate appropriate events and incidents to Tier 3 engineer.

  • Examine cyber adversary techniques in order to develop defensive methodologies.

  • Conduct risk analysis and convert it into actionable monitoring recommendations

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and recommend remediation and mitigation strategies and implementations to ensure effective achievement of the organizational objectives.

  • Provide support for security incidents throughout the incident lifecycle as needed and make recommendations to ensure protection of the enterprise infrastructure. 

  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.



Required Qualifications & Education


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field and a minimum of eght years of experience in Cyber Security.

  • Must obtain and maintain NOAA clearance requirements  

Demonstrated Experience with Cyber Intelligence & Vulnerability Assessment including expert experience in at least two of the following areas:


  1. Vulnerability Assessment;

  2. Intrusion Prevention and Detection;

  3. Access Control and Authorization;

  4. Policy Enforcement;

  5. Application Security;

  6. Protocol Analysis;

  7. Firewall Management;

  8. Incident Response;

  9. Encryption;

  10. Web‐filtering; 

  11. Advanced Threat Protection


Key Requirements


  • Security+ and/or CySA, plus CCNA Certification, 

  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management Tools

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus

  • Experience writing moderately complex scripts.

  • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, NAT, OSI Model, etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multiple deadlines in an organized fashion.

  • Understanding of advanced data analysis and management concepts.

  • Technical writing abilities to author technical and management risk reports.


Required Skills & Certifications

  •  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  •  SANS/GIAC certifications
  •  Cisco WLAN certification
  •  Experience in Information Assurance Policy and Guidelines 
  •  NIST Special Publication 800-53   
  •  NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  •  ITIL Foundation Level or higher Certification


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