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Security Engineer ‐ Senior

Job ID: 2300903
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
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


Security Engineer ‐ Senior

                    Experience: Must have a minimum of 9 years of related experience administrating enterprise anti-

                    virus software, specifically Symantec.  Must have experience using DOT Anti-Virus system (currently

                    Symantec).Duties:  Designs and manages the Symantec anti-virus environment for required

                    workstations and servers.  Centrally manages Symantec related settings using various servers. 

                    Manages workstation anti-virus software, DAT, and engineer updates.  Performs virus scans and

                    updates as scheduled.  Troubleshoots complex issues and provides incident resolution for all related

                    incidents requiring escalated support or subject matter enterprise.  Assists with malware response


Job Summary : SAIC seeks a Senior Security Engineer to supporting the Department of Transportation’s CyberSecurity mission by joining a dedicated team of cybersecurity professionals who collaborate, cooperate, and facilitate maintaining and enhancing the security posture of DOT information systems and infrastructure. These information systems and infrastructure support the DOT mission of managing and maintaining United States critical infrastructure (i.e. highways, bridges, roads, etc.).

Position: FT/PT  : Full Time                                             Travel Y/N? : Potential On-site twice a week

Top Qualifications, Skills, Experience or Certifications: 

1. 15 years in CyberSecurity or related Information Technology fields, Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience

  2. Experience working with Endpoint Protection solutions, specifically Palo Alto’s Cortex XDR

3. Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, GCIH, OSCP, CEH, or similar certification

4. Experience with and understanding of Federal CyberSecurity requirements (i.e. FISMA, NIST 800 series, etc)

Job Role Specific Requirements:

   Core responsibilities and duties; highlight day-to-day activities:

  1. Engage with Federal Leadership and counterparts to implement endpoint protection profile changes to address external threats; Engage with system and application administrators to troubleshoot issues associated with endpoint protection software; Work Cyber related security operations ITSM (Remedy) assigned tickets to completion; Participate in relevant CyberSecurity and Security Operations (SecOps) meetings; Collaborate on and provide feedback to cybersecurity solutions that enhance DOT security posture

   Preferred skills and qualifications:

  1. Familiarity with cloud-based systems, operating systems, databases, networking, firewalls, Data Loss Prevention, Endpoint Security Software, Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and host-based IDS and IPS and general cyber security best practices and industry standards


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.

Note: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or green card holder who has resided in the U.S. for at least 3 years and

   the ability to obtain a public trust

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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