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Senior Network Security Engineer

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Job ID: 2405500
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 22, 2024
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, Inc is seeking a Network Security Engineer for a dynamic contract supporting an Intelligence Community customer.   Join our fantastic team supporting an exciting mission that impacts National Security.  This is a great opportunity to get your TS/SCI clearance upgraded to a CI Poly!

The Network Security Engineer will be asked to provide technical expertise to support a variety of tasks to include, but not limited to:

  • Enable the development of system architectures and detailed system designs.
  • Perform work in three overlapping technical domains; defensive and offensive cyber, cloud, and data and cyber security.
  • Provide network engineering security expertise to the customer’s projects and systems.
  • Develop plans and integrate user equipment with a variety of networks.
  • Support the team in conducting test design; anomaly resolution; system deployment and sustainment support.
  • Perform or assist in design, development, installation, and testing of operational equipment.
  • Conduct system anomaly trouble shooting, and interface with vendors and mission partners to ensure systems will meet the end goals of stakeholders.
  • Review information from multiple sources and provide technical guidance regarding network or cloud architecture when necessary.
  • Provide knowledge and analysis of wireless and wireline circuit-switched and packet-switched. telecommunications networks, transmission protocols, and network technologies.


  • Must have active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain CI Polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree (4 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree).
  • 9 plus years of overall professional experience.
  • 6 years of experience working in cyber security, computer science, computer engineering or related field.
  • Ability to communicate highly technical analysis at a level comprehensible to non-technical audiences and senior-level government representatives.
  •  Expert knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Desired Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience developing innovative technical capabilities for USG customers.
  • Experience working on-site at a government customer location.
  • Experience working in DOD/IC.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a lead or within a team of peers, as well as excellent interpersonal and  communications skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in cyber operations, either offensive or defensive.
  • Demonstrated experience with virtualization and cloud orchestration services (VMware, Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Experience with analyzing cryptographic implementations.
  • Experience or familiarity with OpenSource penetration testing and forensic tools (Kali, Cellebrite, Wireshark, etc.).
  • Experience supporting Special Access Programs.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

We are approximately 24,000 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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