SAIC Senior Cyber Operations Specialist | Exploitation Operator Job in Lackland Afb, Texas

Senior Cyber Operations Specialist | Exploitation Operator (Job Number:422712)


SAIC is hiring a Senior Cyberspace Operations Specialist | Exploitation Operator in San Antonio, TX.

SAIC has an exciting new opportunity for an exceptional former offensive cyberspace operations or exploitation operator in San Antonio, TX with the technical and operational experience needed to make a difference for the warfighter and our Nation.

This work will be as a member of a small team within the Joint Forces Headquarters Cyber (Air Force), 24thAF/AFCYBER and supporting United States Cyber Command. The successful applicant will serve as a subject matter expert with a primary focus on offensive cyberspace operations tools, techniques, procedures, line-of-effort and course-of-action development, weaponeering and capability gap identification. An understanding of how to employ cyber modelling and simulation techniques is desired, and the skills needed to translate complex, technical aspects of cyberspace operations into clear, succinct language for technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in both written and briefed products is essential. Qualified candidates must possess TS/SCI security clearance, and be able to pass a POLY.

Perform internal and external vulnerability assessments as well as penetration

Perform well controlled vulnerability exploitation/penetration testing on applications, network protocols, and databases

Perform network reconnaissance

Perform security forensics on systems

Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards

Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement

Understand complex business and information technology management processes

Execute advanced services and supervise staff in delivering basic services

Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects

Understand clients' business environment and basic risk management approaches

Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, Deloitte & Touche products and service lines

Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions

Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo

Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed client expectations

Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services Identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability

Participate in and actively support mentoring relationships within practice

Excellent potential for 1) playing lead role in designated tasks of the project team in gathering, organizing and analyzing data; 2) making major contributions in assuring products/deliverables meet contract/work plan and; 3) strong potential for growth and acceptance of additional responsibilities



Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Required Qualifications:

Advanced knowledge of offensive cyber operations, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing using manual testing techniques, scripts, commercial and open source tools

Experience in exploiting vulnerabilities

Ability to read, write and modify scripts

Experience with network reconnaissance and open source intelligence (OSINT) gathering

Experience with OWASP

Experience with wireless penetration testing

Experience with password cracking

Ability to read and analyze network packet captures

Experience with security forensic analysis

Experience with firewall, router, and switch security

Knowledge of security best practices: NIST, CIS, Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint, Microsoft, Unix/Linux, etc Experience with incident response

Experience with virus analysis, malware analysis and honeypots

Knowledge of security auditing techniques

Knowledge of computer control environments

Clearance Requirement:

  • Must currently possess a TS/SCI security clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Poly security clearance

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Oct 13, 2016, 3:49:58 PM

Primary Location: United States-TX-LACKLAND AFB

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time