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Cyber Engineer Sr Principal

Job ID: 2216423
Location: REMOTE WORK, TN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer Senior Principal to join our team to provide Security Engineering Services for corporate ITO. This is a 100% remote role that can be worked anywhere is the US and may require up to 25% travel.

This position reports to our Director and is a member of the team providing cyber security design, architecture, and tools management. Working with fellow team members, the Cyber Security Engineer Sr Principal will be responsible for a wide variety of activities to secure, manage, and continually evolve the environment. Job responsibilities include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for cybersecurity engineering including the development and documentation of reference architectures and technical solution designs for infrastructure services inclusive of data center and Cloud (server, storage, and networking).
  • Infrastructure management, tuning and administration of core tools including Firewall (Fortinet / NSX), Taps (IXIA), Central Management (Fortinet), ESA (Cisco)
  • Participate and support the Firewall Rule Change Board to ensure changes are managed in accordance with process, standards, and policy requirements
  • Audit and validate compliance with approved firewall rules and security device configurations
  • Support disaster recovery and business continuity activities
  • Document, update and maintain policies, procedures and job aids associated with management of the environment
  • Provide data flow design and analysis to support cyber security requirements and reference architecture
  • Develop standards and baselines in accordance with best practice, compliance requirements and NIST guidance
  • Develop reports, recurring deliverables and presentations for management and executive stakeholders
  • Mentorship of junior team members



  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Ten (10) years of experience in a related discipline (e.g. Information Security, Network Engineering, Network Security)
  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9). Four additional years of experience may be accepted in Lieu of degree
  • Cyber security in data center and cloud environments
  • Experience with network configuration and design in a cloud based environment (Azure, AWS)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with dynamic routing protocols, VRF configuration, application based firewalls.
  • Experience with deploying and troubleshooting enterprise VPN solutions (Global Protect, Forticlient)
  • Experience with enterprise architecture framework(s)
  • Experience with reporting and reporting tools
  • Experience with various types of scripting tools
  • Experience with following technologies:
    • Fortinet Products (FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer)
    • VMware NSX-T Firewall


  • Experience with DevOps / Agile practices
  • One or more Cloud certifications (Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Cloud certifications such as AWS, Azure or Google
  • Relevant cybersecurity certification (CISSP or CRISC preferred; alternatives include CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISA, CISM, GSLC, C-CISO, etc)
  • Networking certifications (CCNP, CCNA, PCSNE, NSE7, NSE4)
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
    • Algosec
    • Cisco ESA
    • Gigamon / Ixia Taps
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Splunk Administration
    • Symantec Analytics

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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