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CND / Splunk Engineer (junior - mid)

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Job ID: 208387
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Eng/Archt
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

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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a junior- to mid-level Computer Network Defense (CND) Engineer to join an exciting program in Springfield. 

As a CND Engineer, you will be responsible for testing, implementing, deploying, maintaining, reviewing, and administering the hardware, software, and documentation required to support Computer Network Defense capabilities. This may include, but is not limited to, Splunk, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products, vulnerability scanning tools, endpoint security applications, and other CND tools as deployed within hosted information systems. Additional tasks and responsibilities may include: 

  • Developing and managing the tools, tactics, and techniques that will be used to monitor the network to actively remediate unauthorized activities (dashboards, queries, scan policies, etc.). 
  • Developing and maintaining system documentation as it pertains to CND capabilities and their implementation (CONOPs, SOPs, etc.). 
  • Providing reports as needed for the health, wellness, and availability of CND tools within hosted information systems and addresses any issues in a timely manner.



  • An active Top Secret clearance with eligibility for access to sensitive compartmented information (TS/SCI);
  • Ability to successfully complete a U.S. Government Polygraph (post-hire requirement) 
Education & Experience
Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 

Skills & Experience

  • Four (4) or more experience in implementing and maintaining CND technologies on a multi-platform (Windows, RedHat, Linux, etc) enterprise-grade WAN.
  • Two (2) or more years or more experience in implementing, maintaining, and operating a SIEM and/or vulnerability scanner product;
  • Two (2) or more years or more experience in maintaining and operating Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers
Professional Certifications
The ideal candidate will hold one or more of the following certifications:
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) - International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) 
  • Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) - The Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 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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