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Cyber Engineer Principal

Company: SAIC
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID:


Date Posted: 2021-11-17
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

SAIC is currently looking to hire a Network Security Engineer to join the RITS program in a remote/telework capacity!

The Network Security Engineer Lead will be an integral member of the program and coordinating security engineering for the network team. The successful candidate will have a blended set of skills and experience in operations to include implementing new security technology, reviewing new solutions, planning, audits, knowledge of DoD security implementations, and other network security vulnerability remediation. Recent experience translating business objectives and requirements into deployable Zero Trust, modern authentication, and hybrid cloud solutions in an Agile/DevOps organization is ideal.

Duties and Responsibilities

Main responsibilities include:

Documenting new solutions on security aspects

Planning, engineering, and monitoring the security arrangements for the protection of the USACE network systems.

Identifying, monitoring, and defining the requirements of the overall security of network devices and security solutions.

Creating different ways to solve the existing threats and security issues to the network.

Testing and checking the system for weaknesses in software and hardware.

Configuring and installing security infrastructure devices.

Determining latest technologies and processes that improve the overall security of the network.

Developing Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), waiver, and accreditation packages to note network security requirements.

Supervising the configuration and installation of new software and hardware.

Implementing regulatory systems in accordance with Cybersecurity policy.

Modifying the technical, legal, and regulatory aspects of the network security.

Occasionally replacing the security system protocol and architecture.

Leading and supervising a team of 10 or less employees


Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience managing technical teams in an operational environment; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience

CLEARANCE: Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance to start with the ability to obtain a full clearance; US Citizenship required

CERTIFICATIONS: - DoD 8570 / 8140 IAT Level III (e.g. CISSP); CCNP Security equivalent or higher

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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