Platform Services Security SME

Job ID: 218710

Location: ARLINGTON , VA , US

Date Posted: 2021-06-09

Category: Program Management

Subcategory: Program Mgmt

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is currently seeking an experienced Platform Services Security SME to provide platform services security leadership and direction in the support and sustainment of a large complex physical and virtual server architecture supporting enterprise applications, solutions, and services. This position requires demonstrated direct experience with security policy and administration within a variety of enterprise systems, solutions, and architectures within a Platform Systems Services (PSS) hosting environment.



  • Provide security guidance and leadership across a wide area of platform services hosted systems in the area of vulnerability management, remediation, security posture, accreditation, and reporting. 
  • Mobilize enterprise security efforts and work across multiple teams of engineers within the program to implement security vision of maintaining and sustaining systems through security tools, processes, reporting, and verification.
  • Lead a team of internal IA analysts directing security efforts across the program working with engineers across hosted systems, such as Applications, Windows, Linux, Database, VMware, Virtual / Physical Desktop, and SCCM engineers to direct an enterprise security posture across hosted systems.
  • Provide reporting and briefing to customer leadership of efforts and make recommendations of direction, methods, and strategy across the program.
  • Identify, communicate, and make recommendation to program leadership on recommendation direction, methods, and suggested direction on achieving and maintaining an effective enterprise security posture.



  • This position requires an active DOD Top Secret clearance.
  • This position requires an active CISSP.
  • Possess DoD 8570.01.M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate prior to starting.
  • Bachelor's degree and 18+ years of experience.  Additional experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. 
  • RMF, AO, ATO, and other accrediting methodologies and processes; experience supporting and sustaining accredited systems in a hosted environment; technology background.
  • Maintain security posture and accreditation of systems across four different classification levels.
  • Experience directing and guiding technology teams performing STIGs, STIG checklist, and interfacing with SCAP based solutions.
  • Experience with risk scoring and determining direction to achieve, maintain, and sustain desired risk scores across platform based hosted systems.
  • Ability to analyze reports and direct team of individuals to remediating efforts and sustaining direction to successful conclusion; ability to capture efforts and provide updates to leadership and other teams.
  • Demonstrated security analysis and security engineering capabilities and providing direction across systems.
  • Exposure to Windows, Linux, Oracle, and VMware systems and architectures; familiarity with imaging, such as 1909, etc.
  • Exposure with ACAS, Tanium, Splunk, and other types of enterprise vulnerability reporting tools.
  • Exposure to patching solutions and working with teams performing and maintaining enterprise patching solutions.
  • Knowledge and exposure to network protocols and Windows based networking environment.
  • Exposure and / or work related experience to include the following computer related areas: Networks, Servers, Storage Area Networks, and systems management; domain controllers, AD, directory systems; Public Key Infrastructure; computer server and workstation security, virtual environment exposure.
  • Experience with and solid working knowledge of an enterprise ticketing system (REMEDY).
  • Demonstrated ability for oral and written communication with the highest levels of management.

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.