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Security Architect / Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 199303
Location: LINTHICUM, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


The contractor shall provide systems engineering support to the customer on a fast paced product modernization effort. Specifically, the contractor will assist in planning and designing the network and security architecture as well as drafting required documentation to support this planning and design work.

The contractor shall identify, analyze, and recommend potential network and security architectures for the system.  The contractor shall document the pros and cons for each design option and describe potential risks; interoperability feasibility; system flexibility; sustainability, and maintainability, technology maturity levels, system security vulnerabilities; and the likelihood the design will achieve the program’s goals for each option.


A bachelor’s degree in a qualified engineering field (e.g., Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management) or related disciplines.

15 years SE Experience (19 years with a GED, 13 years with a Masters or Ph.D. in a qualified engineering or related field.)

Provision of technical recommendations for development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of all components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and function allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing systems architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis.

Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Desired Qualifications


Project Management experience.

Drafting CONOPS, high level system architectures, system and functional requirements, system design documents.

Significant experience with Intelligence Community customers, their missions and infrastructures.

Performance of systems engineering activities and preparation of work products in Technical Process Areas associated with the ISO/IEC 15288 standard.

Examination of ongoing technical trends, identification of ongoing needs, and provision of innovative recommendations to meet those needs.

Develop operational view, technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards.

Assist with evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet the security requirements for processing classified information in coordination with the Information Systems Security manager.

Excellent analytic, problem definition and problem solving skills.

Strong writing and communication skills.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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