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ICAM / Zero Trust Lead Engineer

Job ID: 2302528
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) Business Unit, USG Mission and Information Technology Division, provides solutions and services supporting digital modernization programs in areas such as systems engineering, multi-cloud computing, cybersecurity, data science and analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, quantum computing, application development, SecDevOps, cloud network operations, and secure communications.

We are seeking a highly motivated ICAM / Zero Trust Lead Engineer to join our team. As the ICAM / Zero Trust Lead Engineer, you will research and analyze multi-cloud security environments to develop a comprehensive multi-cloud security approach that applies Zero Trust principles with identified capability gaps and mitigation recommendations for the migration of any project, program, system, entity, instance, Information Technology (IT) asset, or data that exists in the Customer’s environment.

Responsibilities will include the following: 

  • Designing, planning, and integrating cloud computing and virtualization systems 

  • Developing and conducting testing of cloud and virtualization systems 

  • Providing specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, Cloud Service Provider (CSP) selection, implementation techniques, application and data migration techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements 

  • Maintaining technical expertise in relevant industry standards and cloud computing, and virtualization technologies such as CSP architecture, design, and configuration; cloud deployment models, including public, community, private, and hybrid; cloud service delivery models, including infrastructure-, platform-, and software-as-a-service; automation; hypervisors; containers; virtual compute, storage, and networks; virtual infrastructure management; self-provisioning; and scaling 

  • Evaluating and reporting on new cloud and virtualization technologies to enhance capabilities of cloud-based and virtualized services 

  • Developing flexible, secure methodologies that promote and enable secure implementation and operation throughout the lifecycle of the migrating activity 

  • Performing assessments to verify that the migrating activity functions according to identified requirements and that data has secure architecture, tools, and processes, as required by Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 and Zero Trust mandates 

  • Utilizing cloud security best practices to document the cloud security services, and NGA provided enterprise security tools and capabilities necessary to address identified capability gaps 

  • Developing a Zero Trust framework for the security process to ensure migrating activities are migrated in an efficient and timely manner in order to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO) and Initial Operational Capability (IOC) 


  • Active TS/SCI with eligibility and willingness to take a CI polygraph

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience in STEM domain or IT related field 

  • 15+ years of Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM), or relevant IC and DoD experience 

  • Experience with one or more of the following CSPs:   

    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

    • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) 

    • IBM 

    • Microsoft Azure 

    • Oracle  

  • In-depth knowledge of Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA), and principles and NIST 800-207 standards 

  • Experience with ICAM program management and support to agency senior leadership 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with successful briefings to cross-agency senior leadership

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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