Sr Network Engineer - Zero Trust

    • KBR
  • North Charleston, SC
  • Posted 53 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


On Site
USD 110,010.00 - 165,015.00 per year
Full Time


Training and development
Information systems
Network design
System security
Security controls
Risk management
Technical analysis
Test plans
Network engineering
Computer science
Wireless communication
Data processing
Life insurance
Cyber security
Computer hardware
Computer networking
Security clearance

Job Details


Sr Network Engineer - Zero Trust

Location: North Charleston SC, San Diego, CA, DC/metro Area with flexibility with remote and hybrid teleworking.

Job Description:

KBR is a leading provider of innovative solutions for defense, technology, and information systems, specializing in advanced technology experimentation and integration. We work closely with government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), to deliver cutting-edge solutions that enhance national security and technological capabilities.

Job Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Network Engineer to lead the design, development, and implementation of secure and resilient network infrastructure for C4ISR systems and autonomous technologies. The Senior Network Engineer will play a critical role in ensuring the integrity, availability, and performance of mission-critical networks and communications systems.

Key Responsibilities:

Network Infrastructure Design:

  • Research and analyze integration of C4ISR and sensor systems into network infrastructure.
  • Design and develop prototype deployable communications, datalink, and sensor systems networks.
  • Implement and verify communication capability between devices, databases, and services with Government approval.
  • Zero Trust Architecture

Cybersecurity and Resilience:

  • Assess system security and cyber-resiliency of network infrastructure for C4ISR systems.
  • Develop recommendations for security controls, vulnerability assessments, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Implement Zero Trust principles and detect/resolve vulnerabilities in network infrastructure.

Network Modernization:

  • Integrate updated Zero Trust technologies and services to legacy network hardware and software systems.
  • Create scalable network services to handle rapid changes in workloads and user demands.
  • Ensure network architecture remains highly accessible and adaptable to evolving mission requirements.

Technical Analysis and Engineering:

  • Conduct analysis and develop recommendations for communication networking and infrastructure.
  • Develop test plans and analyze testing of future communications devices and protocols.
  • Collaborate with Government designers and engineers to resolve network design and implementation challenges.


  • Bachelor's degree in network engineering, computer science, or related field
  • 13+ years of experience in network infrastructure design, cybersecurity, and network modernization.
  • Strong expertise in wireless communication, network architecture design, and data processing.
  • Experience with implementing Zero Trust security principles and vulnerability assessments.
  • Individual may require 8140 / 8570 baseline certifications based on actual job duties.
  • Active Secret clearance

Contract Award expected Summer 2024. Positions are contingent upon award and funding.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Basic Compensation:

$110,010 -$165,015

The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity.

Additional Compensation:

KBR may offer bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance.


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.