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Network Security Engineer

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Job ID: 1928494
Location: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Network Security Engineer to join an exciting program located in North Charleston, SC. 

  • Responsible for implementing, administering, and troubleshooting of Navy Computer Network Defense (CND) system network infrastructures.
  • Administration and troubleshooting of Juniper, Forcepoint, Fortinet, and Cisco products to include firewalls, routers, and switches.
  • Test and evaluation of new commercial and/or government developed network-based investigative tools.
    Deploy Cyber Security mandated system upgrades, patches, and perform modifications to ensure systems are protected against known exploits.
  • Tracks trends and performs network analysis on the Navy infrastructure to determine security gaps and network configuration deficiencies.
  • Travel: Anticipated travel is 25% or less of time. Candidate must have or be able to obtain a US Passport.


  • Bachelor's degree and fourteen (14) years of experience; additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 
  • Must currently hold a Secret Clearance and have eligibility for a Top Secret Clearance.
  • Experience with Juniper, CISCO, or Fortinet appliances.
  • Solid understanding of Windows Server environments and networking.
  • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP, firewall policies and operations, virtual routers and Policy based routing, and Load balancing and Packet capture analysis.
  • Experience with Breach Detection System (BDS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Inline Content Scanner/Web Content Filter UTM and Central Manager.
  • 5 years minimum IT experience to include three (3) of the following (6) areas:
    • Software requirements
    • Operational requirements
    • Installation
    • Test and evaluation
    • Advanced system architecture
    • Training
  • Demonstrated experience in at least two (2) of the following areas:
    • Ability to plan and organize work and interact with technical and non-technicapersonnel translating user requirements into responsive applications.
    • Demonstrated detailed knowledge of IA concepts and requirements.
    • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of DOD military specifications andstandards.
    • System design integration planning for multiple large-scale installations.
    • Hardware and software Evaluation.
    • Application and System Assessments, planning execution and management.
    • System requirements planning and oversight.
    • Technical development product milestone scheduling.
    • Installation and configuration of hardware and software capabilities.

Required Certifications:

  • Current security certification in one of the following: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP+ CE, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, or GCIH.
  • Current OS Certification in one of the following:  Windows or Linux Variant, VMWare, MS SQL, Active Directory, HBSS, ACAS, SPLUNK, Server+, or similar.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with VMware ESXi, Windows server 2012, Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7, wireshark, tcpdump, and Endpoint security.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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