Cybersecurity Architect

  • SAIC,
  • Chantilly, VA
  • 27 minutes ago
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Architect, Engineer, CIO, Security, Architecture, IT, Linux, UNIX, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description

Job ID: 2114138

Location: CHANTILLY , VA , US

Date Posted: 2021-09-21

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: No



SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, and systems engineering & integration for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow!

We seek a Lead Cybersecurity Architect to join a team to provide technical architecture support to continously review, improve, and modenize and and all DIA CIO Enterprise Cyber Security Tools capabilities. The Lead Architect is the principle technical advisor and subject matter expert for the Cyber Security Tools Architecture Support Function services. The candidate researches future technologies and industry trends; gathers functional requirements for Cyber Security Operations, authors' pilots and Proofs of Concept (PoCs) for new capabilities; conducts Analyses of Alternatives (AoAs); and develops and recommends Future Enterprise Security Architecture Strategy. The successful candidate has the demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and teams.

The Lead Cybersceurity Architect shall:
  • Provide expertise in the engineering design, development, direction, and implementation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detect when prevention fails.
  • Understand the fundamentals of layered defense and zero trust technologies and processes.
  • Understand the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors and methods of exploitation.
  • Have specialized knowledge in computer network theory and understand IT standards and Cyber Security Tools architectures, including but not limited to, the OSI model and the methods of exploiting those standards.
  • Be familiar with the utilization, configuration, and implementation of industry standard cyber defense capabilities, including but not limited to, web content filters, email security capabilities, IDS, IPS, HBSS, SEIM, DNS security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux/UNIX command line, and access control lists.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or related field, or four (4) years or more of comparable experience.
  • Minimum of 13 years of progressive enterprise engineering / cyber experience
  • Must have at least 8+ years of hands on Cyber experience


Cybersecurity certification

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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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 2114138
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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