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Senior Architect Cybersecurity Engineer

Job ID: 2117420
Location: FLEXWORK, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer / Architect Sr. Principal to join our team to provide Security Engineering Services for corporate ITO. This is a remote position. This position reports to our Technical Manager and is a member of the team providing cybersecurity design, architecture, and tools management. Working with fellow team members, the Cybersecurity Engineer / Architect Sr. Principal will be responsible for a wide variety of activities to secure, manage, and continually evolve the environment. Job responsibilities include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for cybersecurity engineering including the development and documentation of reference architectures and technical solution designs for infrastructure services inclusive of data center and Cloud (server, storage, and networking).
  • Infrastructure management, tuning and administration of core tools including Firewall (Fortinet / NSX), Taps (IXIA), Central Management (Fortinet), ESA (Cisco)
  • Participate and support the Firewall Rule Change Board to ensure changes are managed in accordance with process, standards, and policy requirements
  • Audit and validate compliance with approved firewall rules and security device configurations
  • Support disaster recovery and business continuity activities
  • Document, update and maintain policies, procedures and job aids associated with management of the environment
  • Provide data flow design and analysis to support cybersecurity requirements and reference architecture
  • Develop standards and baselines in accordance with best practice, compliance requirements and NIST guidance
  • Develop reports, recurring deliverables and presentations for management and executive stakeholders



  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and nine (9) years related experience; OR, Master’s Degree and seven (7) years of experience in a related discipline (e.g. Information Security).
  • Cyber security in data center and cloud environments
  • Experience with network configuration and design in a cloud based environment (Azure, AWS)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with dynamic routing protocols, VRF configuration, application based firewalls.
  • Experience with deploying and troubleshooting enterprise VPN solutions (Global Protect, Forticlient)
  • Experience with enterprise architecture framework(s)
  • Experience with reporting and reporting tools
  • Experience with various types of scripting tools
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
    • Cisco ESASplunk AdministrationVMware NSX-T FirewallFortinet Products (FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer)Microsoft AzureAlgosecGigamon / Ixia Taps
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen


  • Experience with DevOps / Agile practices
  • One or more Cloud certifications (Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Cloud certifications such as AWS, Azure or Google
  • Relevant cybersecurity certification (CISSP or CRISC preferred; alternatives include CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISA, CISM, GSLC, C-CISO, etc)
  • Networking certifications (CCNP, CCNA, PCSNE, NSE7, NSE4)
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
  • Symantec Analytics

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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