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Cyber Security Project Engineer

Job ID: 2213503
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development and deployment, targeting and intelligence analysis, systems engineering and integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC) is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives, while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) Business Unit, USG Mission and Information Technology Division is seeking a Cyber Security Project Engineer to work on a highly visible, consultation service team providing encryption, security engineering expertise, and guidance to project teams and system implementers. This includes cybersecurity remediation assistance, prototyping and piloting, technical evaluations, cybersecurity best practices, and design and architectural reviews for networks and systems.



  • Required:
    • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, and/or Computer Science. Note that years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • Five (5) years or more of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following cyber security activities:
      • Working experience with network, host, cloud, data, or application security in multiple operating system environments
      • Working experience with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access lists
      • Working with Internet, web, application, and network security techniques
      • Developing documentation to meet security requirements and guidance
      • Creating test plans and conducting evaluations or prototyping
  • Desired:
    • Working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
    • Working or implementing Cross Domain Solutions that transfer data between networks operating at different secure levels.
    • Working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) architecture and other cloud computing environments.
    • Certifications in cyber security area of expertise, such as: CISSP - Certified Information System Security Professional, CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker, or AWS

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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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