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Network Security Engineer

Job ID: 2214333
Location: SANTA ANA, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Network Security Engineer to join our team in Santa Ana, CA. This position provides support to Orange County of California. Provide security services support for a large enterprise network of close to 140 sites.  Manage major application and site move and build projects in coordination with the team and the project manager.  Assist the Network Analyst with creation of security related reports, setting of network monitor thresholds and general oversight of the network health.  Respond to operational requests day to day and act as the second level of escalation for incident resolution.  Working closely with the Network Architect, review new technologies and standards and assist with the development of SOP's, runbooks and other Operational resources for the security team.  Report regular status of projects and operational issues to the SDM.  

This Role Performs:

  • Design, analysis, planning, modification and maintenance of the network and security components, including network monitoring systems
  • Management of all security equipment supporting the enterprise for both project and operational requirements
  • Evaluation of new network and security technology
  • Analysis of firewall policies and configuration to ensure they are in use, least privilege and satisfy business requirements
  • Review and completion of firewall requests
  • Test network and security systems
  • Monitor and resolve network incidents on a 24X7 basis
  • The position maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switches, firewalls and gateways


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field and a minimum of 5years of experience on network & cyber security
  • If not Bachelor Degree, Highschool plus 8 years experience will suffice
  • Strong experience with Cisco Systems network, security and datacenter products
    • Cisco ASA
    • Cisco Firepower and Sourcefire
  • Strong experience with Pulse Secure or Juniper VPN technologies
  • Experience designing and deploying security technologies
  • Experience designing and deploying load balancer and remote access solutions
  • Experience managing large application build and move projects
  • Strong background with Service and Change Management

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to present very complex technical concepts in understandable language
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience creating and presenting project plans and designs

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation

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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