Cyber Engineer


Job Requisition: 2302446


Category: IT & Software Development - Information Technology/MIS

Updated: 8 months ago


SAIC seeks a highly experienced and energetic Cyber Engineer to support the US Space Force, Space Systems Command, in performing operational maintenance and sustainment of ground-based radars critical to US and Allied strategic missile surveillance, warning, defense, and space surveillance missions. In support of the government customer, the SAIC Program Manager, and the Chief Engineer, the Cyber Engineer is responsible for responsive and coherent planning, development and delivery of PARCS and UEWR assessment of systems and networks within the environments to identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.

Job Duties

  • Passive evaluations such as compliance audits using STIG Viewer, SCAP, etc. and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments utilizing tools such as ACAS.
  • Build security architectures; integrate new architectural features into existing
    infrastructures; design cybersecurity architectural artifacts; provide architectural analysis of cybersecurity features and relate existing system to future needs and trends; provide engineering recommendations and resolve integration and testing issues.
  • Perform assessments of RMF artifacts and identify where those artifacts deviate from RMF control requirements.
  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Perform analyses to validate established cybersecurity controls and requirements and recommend appropriate cybersecurity safeguards.
  • Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining assessment and authorization of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, control certification test, compliance documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research, inspections, and periodic audits.
  • Security engineering supporting DoD/Federal cybersecurity policy (i.e., DoDI 8500.01, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).
  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation.






  • Bachelors and nine plus (9+) years’ experience; Masters and seven plus (7+) years’ experience; PhD or JD and four plus (4+) years’ experience.
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Experience (Nessus / Tenable Security Center).
  • Must hold secret security clearance


  • Experience sustaining PARCS, or other Strategic Warning and Surveillance radar systems such as PAVE PAWS and UEWR.
  • Knowledge of the Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment mission and associated enterprise.

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
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