NASA Sr. Cyber Security Specialist

NASA Sr. Cyber Security Specialist

08 Apr 2021
Virginia, Hampton, 23630 Hampton USA

NASA Sr. Cyber Security Specialist


SAIC has an opportunity for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst in Hampton, VA supporting NASA on the NICS program.

Job Description:

  • Develop security control selection guidance consistent with the organization's risk management strategy.
  • Draft and review information security policies, standards and procedures.
  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level.
  • Complete regular situational awareness reports and daily reports.
  • Perform regular management and maintenance of network vulnerability scanning tools and other cybersecurity tools and performing vulnerability assessment scans as necessary.
  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Provide input/artifacts as part of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process including reviews and accreditations.
  • Provide guidance on vulnerability and malware remediation.
  • Provide Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) database information inputs.
  • Suggest cybersecurity solutions and process improvements to help minimize the risks to the information system.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.
  • Utilizes COTS/GOTS and custom tools and processes/procedures in order to scan, identify, contain, mitigate and remediate vulnerabilities, and intrusions.
  • Compliance with applicable statutes and regulations including, but not limited to, NIST 800-53 and FIPS 199.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five (5) years or more related experience. Master's degree in a related field and three (3) or more years related experience. Experience may be used in lieu of degree.

  • Five to seven years of related IT experience with demonstrated progressive technical experience.

Required Skills:
  • Extensive knowledge of RMF (Risk Management Framework)
  • Knowledge of network vulnerability scanning tools, other cybersecurity tools and performing vulnerability assessment scans.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills for effective interaction with customers and co-workers
  • One of the following Certifications: CISSP (or Associate); CAP; CASP+ CE; CISM; GSLC; CCISO
  • Secret Clearance

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Knowledge of a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access
  • Knowledge and experience with the operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Local Area Networks [LAN

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