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MDR Cyber Architect

Job ID: 2111910
Location: FLEXWORK, IL, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Solutions Archt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is hiring for a new MDR Cyber Architect. This position can be worked remotely nationwide.

Act as a subject matter expert for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) cybersecurity initiatives including the development and documentation of reference architectures and lab demonstrations including:
*  Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
*  Network Detection and Response (NDR) and Threat Analytics (NTA) 
*  Security Orchestration and Response (SOAR) Automation and Playbook
*  Ansible scripting to include Red Hat Tower and Satellite
Hands-on knowledge and capability to build Proof of Concept solutions and integrations with Workflow Management, Identity and, Security Operations.
Work closely with Account Executives and Business Development to provide pre-sales support including presentations and RFI and RFP responses integrating these technologies.
Analyze business and technical requirements and develop competitive and create solutions incorporating the technologies listed above.
Collaborate with Solution Architects (SAs), Engineers, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) across different businesses and technology verticals to design innovative zero trust solutions for clients.
Evaluate technologies to integrate into our MDR portfolio


Bachelors and ten (10) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. Will consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree. 

Hands-on experience with one or more of the following vendors:  Red Hat,, ExtraHop, Splunk, Swimlane, Palo Alto, Crowdstrike, Carbon Black 
Cloud expertise including either AWS and/or Azure
Linux and Windows OS and REST APIs
Ability to setup Windows and Linux VMs and configure and install software in a lab environment
Any cybersecurity certification such as Security+, CISSP, CISM, ISSMP, etc 
Excellent problem solving and collaboration skills a must.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.
US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance. 
Travel anticipated at less than 5%.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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