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Senior Network Security Tools Administrator

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Job ID: 213654
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Security Tool Administrator to join our team supporting an important US government agency in the National Capital Region. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team responsible for various Security Tools. The successful candidate will lead the Security Tool operation, maintenance, and modernization efforts, reporting to the Security Operations Manager.

  • Provide technical hands-on support for various Security Tool Administration of AV / EDR, DLP, Web Proxy, Email Security, IDPS and SIEM Technologies. 
  • Create deployment / update / upgrade plan and perform work as outlined.
  • Perform routine health checks, maintenance tasks, update, upgrade, and implement new capability.
  • Troubleshoot Security Tools issue, escalate the issue and work with tool vendors to resolve issues. 
  • Support deployment of new Security Tools when needed.
  • Develop, execute, and improve work instructions and other technical documentation related to Security Tool update, upgrade, and health check. 
  • Analyze performance issue of Security Tools using variety of tools. 
  • Effectively and accurately document work in various formats including work instructions, change management requests, incident tickets, and email. 
  • Improve efficiency through process improvement and automation.
  • The individual must have hands-on technical knowledge of some of the following:  SIEM, Networking, Linux administration, Windows administration, Scripting, and automation.
  • The individual must be able to communicate effectively with a minimum supervision in verbally and in writing.  Must be able to use Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint effectively.


#PBGC This position is temporarily remote due to Covid-19.



  • Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years of related information security experience otherwise eight (8) years of work experience.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience providing hands on technical support for AV / EDR, DLP, Web Proxy, Email Security, IDPS Technologies
  • Two (2) years of experience in administering Operation systems (Windows and Linux)
  • One (1) or more years of experience in administering SIEM
  • Two (2) years of experience in scripting and automation
  • Two (2) years of experience developing, executing, and improving work instructions and other technical documentation related to Security Tool Administration.
  • Industry standard cybersecurity certification (e.g. Security+)

SECURITY CLEARANCE: All candidates for consideration must be eligible to obtain a US Public Trust Clearance.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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