Jr Cyber Security Analyst


SAIC is hiring a Jr Cyber Security Analyst in Washington, D.C.

Job Description:

As part of a large Engineering Support Services Team, the candidate will provide cybersecurity analysis and be the primary Assessment and Authorization (A&A) SME, under the NAVSEA implementation of the Risk Management Framework.

The candidate will support the Navy NAVSEA Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems’ (PEO IWS) Lead ISSM office with its mission being, to establish foundational processes and requirements for delivering and maintaining cyber secure Surface Navy Combat Systems. The Lead ISSM office is also an Echelon II reviewer and the package submitting office responsible for endorsement of packages before they get reviewed by the Security Control Assessor (SCA) and Authorizing Official (AO) in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process.

The individual will be responsible for reviewing cybersecurity policy documents from DoD, the Navy, NAVSEA and PEO IWS. The candidate will provide subject matter expertise or work closely with SMEs, to ensure that combat systems and other C5I systems (including computer networks) under the purview of PEO IWS comply with organizational cyber requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Draft and review cybersecurity policy documents that affect the PEO IWS organization.

Run and/or support various working groups.

Tracking ATO statuses and authorizations with conditions, of 100+ packages and working closely with various PEO ISSMs/A&A leads.

Develop a method to integrate PEO IWS RMF control profiles (in spreadsheet format) into Navy eMASS authorization packages.

Reviewing authorization packages and artifacts in eMASS at various RMF steps.

Creating compliance documentation, such as, cybersecurity assessment spreadsheets with ATO statuses.

Analyzing and tailoring security controls.

Completing risk assessments of PEO IWS systems per hull.

Updating government SharePoint site with pertinent cybersecurity information and guidance to be available for the PEO IWS organization.

Attending meetings with various system stake holders, A&A leads, ISSMs and presenting technical information and ideas.

Reviewing warfare system interface diagrams (WSIDs) paying close attention to interfaces and interconnectivity between systems.

Reviewing architectural and engineering documents to meet cyber requirements for future combat systems.

Reviewing Platform IT (PIT) designation requests.


Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degree not a hard requirement, additional experience acceptable

Associates or Bachelors and completed eMASS training if possible.

1-2 years of DoD IT experience

An IAT II level certification: GSEC, Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, SSCP or GICSP

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with Windows and Linux OS is desirable.

Experience working with computer networks (SW and/or HW) and with Cisco is desirable.

Clearance Requirement:

Must currently possess a Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance


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
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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