Principal Cybersecurity Analyst IV

POSTED ON 8/3/2020 CLOSED ON 8/10/2020
SAIC Career Site Hired Organization Address O'FALLON, IL Full Time

Job Posting for Principal Cybersecurity Analyst IV at SAIC Career Site


SAIC currently has a full-time position for a Principal Cybersecurity Analyst IV with an active Secret clearance to support the Integrated Booking System Program at O’Fallon, IL.  This position will allow for telework as dictated by federal, state, local, and company guidance regarding the ongoing threat of COVID-19.


Successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Applies extensive technical expertise with all phases of the software development lifecycle process and has full knowledge IA-related risks and DoD regulatory requirements
  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives.
  • Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. 
  • Establishes and recommends changes to policies and process which affect the primary and/or subordinate organization(s) and their ability to satisfy and maintain all audit-related requirements 

Daily Responsibilities May Include:

  • Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.
  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level.
  • Conducts threat modeling exercises.
  • Develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs.
  • Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • 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. 
  • Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring.
  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.
  • Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.  



  • Minimum nine (9) years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst or a related functional area with a Bachelor’s Degree; seven (7) years of experience with a Master’s Degree; or four (4) years or more experience with a PhD.
  • Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (CISM, CISSP, GSLC, CCISO).



  • Must have an active Secret Clearance and the ability to maintain it for the length of the contract.

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