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Cyber Security Systems Engineer - Richmond, VA - VITA Job

Cyber Security Systems Engineer - Richmond, VA - VITA (Job Number:435384)


Job Description
- SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Systems Engineer to join our MSI team supporting the Commonwealth of Virginia (COV).
- The Cyber Security Systems Engineer will be interacting with COV technology suppliers and COV government entities about their cybersecurity needs, and providing a wide range of Systems Engineering services.

This will require a combination of the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- NIST 800-series, and other Cyber- related laws, standards and guidance
- Cloud technologies, capabilities, security standards, and deployment models
- Systems used to safely connect Internet and B2B devices and users
- Identity Management / Rights Management tools and implementation models
- PKI and other common cryptographic best practices
- Continuous Monitoring best practices and limitations


Strong verbal, analytical, and written communication abilities:
- Verbal abilities should be confident but non-confrontational, articulate but not wordy, equally comfortable leading and following, and as eager to listen as to contribute.
- Analytical abilities should avoid black-and-white thinking, and instead embrace diversities of opinions and viewpoints for their ability to inform complex solutions to complex real-world problems.
- Written abilities should produce grammatically correct, concise, informative, and visually appealing written products.
- Adaptability to both technical and non-technical audiences and a strong customer-service focus will be critical since this is a role that will have frequent contact with our COV customer.

- Cybersecurity tools and capabilities: such as RSA Archer, CyberArk, SailPoint, SQL Server, Nessus, VMware, Splunk, Active Directory, LDAP, PaloAlto, Encase, CMDB, cURL, PuTTY, Java, JavaScript, JBOSS, JDBC, ServiceNow, Okta, eGRC tools, PKI concepts and provisioning tools, static code analyzers, endpoint protection capabilities, VPN capabilities, System Admin tools, virtualization failover techniques, Cloud/FedRAMP security practices & service deployment models, SSAE16 audits, and other cybersecurity-related protection capabilities and tools.
- Requirements Capture: The ability to listen to Customers and capture their business capability needs. The ability to then translate Customer business capability needs into technical requirements.
- Design: The ability to craft and design solutions, and produce both technical specifications and limitations to inform business decision-making.
- Analysis: The ability to perform systems analysis functions. The ability to measure, via analysis, how systems have changed over time, and to apply that knowledge to solutions engineering activities.
- Communications and Presentation Skills: The ability to simplify technical complexities and present solutions in terms that resonate with decision-makers and Customers seeking business capabilities.


Education / Certifications / Other
- Degrees in engineering, science, and mathematics are preferred.
- Continual Learning. Completion of advanced course work, or attainment and maintenance of cybersecurity- related credentials and certifications, is preferred

• ITIL Certification. Candidates who have completed ITIL v3 2011 Foundation or above are preferred.
- Location. Work will be performed in Richmond, VA, with infrequent work-related travel.

Security Clearance Requirement
- US Citizen. Must be able to pass a Commonwealth of Virginia background check.

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 is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC¿s approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 27, 2018, 6:33:28 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-RICHMOND
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Richmond, Virginia 23173, US