Intel Cyber Security Engineer at SAIC in Chantilly, Virginia

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

Job ID:


Date Posted: 2021-11-10

Category: Cyber

Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC has just won a 3 year contract, and we have an immediate opening for an 

experienced, results-oriented, mission-driven Cyber Security Engineer to oversee security posture, the data security architecture, development of security guardrails in support of national security objectives.  You’ll be part of agile teams responsible for increasing innovation capacity and driving the velocity of development of data ingestion and data analysis.  You will synchronize efforts with other tasks in assembling data technologies to control the flow of data from source to value, with the goal of speeding up the process of deriving value and insight.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for unlocking the secrets held by a dataset and developing and implementing security controls to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data across information systems. Cyber Security Engineers will produce artifacts for certifications and accreditations submissions in accordance with Sponsor’s regulations by utilizing the Sponsor’s Risk Management Framework (RMF) to successfully obtain system accreditation.  Join SAIC to support this three year contract, and stay with SAIC for the rest of your career!


  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant technical experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Sponsor’s accreditation process 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to apply security controls and assess security risk profile 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with COTS security scanning & monitoring tools (Nessus, Splunk, etc.) 

  • Experience in Windows and Linux operating systems 

  • Experience with database and operating system security 

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience working with Linux OS

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence, and the rest of the Atlassian suite

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with managing data in relational databases and distributed computing systems in cloud storage 

  • Familiarity with
    ingesting data into SQL and NoSQL database systems

  • Familiarity with
    developing and maintaining data processing flows using NiFi

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit
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