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SAIC is the sole provider of Systems and Software Assurance Services to the NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Program located in Fairmont, West Virginia. At the NASA Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility, we support NASA’s IV&V Program, delivering analysis and verification & validation of safety-critical and mission-critical software for a number of important NASA programs, including both human and robotic exploration as well as earth and space science collection platforms.
The successful candidate will learn to work independently and as a member of a team in one or more of these IV&V projects or other IV&V Program functional areas.

Responsible for simulating real-life cyber attacks with the goal of helping an organization improve its security posture. This is a highly technical hands-on role that will utilize development, system administration and creativity skills. It is an opportunity for a team player to enhance a world-class team and learn new skills.

  • Conduct host/network/application penetration testing as a member of a technical team
  • Perform full-scope penetration tests (discovery and exploitation of vulnerabilities) on network infrastructure, services, systems and desktop/web applications
  • Test the exploitation of security policies and access controls in restricted/secure environments (e.g. GPO bypass, privilege escalation and A/V evasion)
  • Possess ability to review, modify and develop programs or scripts in Assembly, C++, C#, VBS, Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript, Java, PHP and other languages to exploit systems/applications, analyze data, configure systems and automate tasks
  • Work extensively from the Windows and UNIX/Linux command line (e.g. Bash and PowerShell)
  • Review custom applications source code for security flaws and vulnerabilities
  • Possess ability to test, identify and exploit vulnerabilities in web applications without the use of scanning tools
  • Research and formulate recommendations for vulnerabilities
  • Employ extensive use of Microsoft Office main tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio to prepare plans, reports, diagrams, tables, briefings, etc.
  • Be able to present, demonstrate, explain and document operational impact of a particular vulnerability or the combination of many vulnerabilities and flaws
  • Develop proof-of-concept examples and scenarios for reports and live demonstrations
  • Create/document tactic, techniques and procedures (TTP) to train and expand/share knowledge with customers and team members
  • Ability to develop presentations and reports, document findings accurately; attention to detail is a vital skill
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to convey findings in a tactful manner with the technical proficiency level appropriate to the skills and/or understanding of the audience.
  • Critical thinking skills are a must

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Active DoD SECRET clearance is required with the ability to be cleared up to TS/SCI
  • 6+ years hands-on experience as a penetration tester; ICS/SCADA, Cloud Computing, reverse engineering and exploit development are a plus
  • Penetration Test experience and knowledge beyond Metasploit Frameworks and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Applied Science or similar technical discipline is required
  • Must have a thorough knowledge beyond common network ports and protocols


Desired Qualifications

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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