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Company: SAIC
Location: Springfield, VA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



Zero Trust Design Engineer

  • Plans and designs Zero Trust Architecture and solutions for the DoS enterprise evaluating network and Zero Trust model technologies.

  • Determine Zero Trust requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching Zero Trust security standards; conducting Zero Trust system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying Zero Trust architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; when needed preparing cost estimates.

  • Define and implement enterprise perimeter (on premise and cloud based) Zero Trust security policies and procedures.

  • Lead Zero Trust related architecture projects. Design robust and resilient solutions for PSD infrastructure services, and for new services.

  • Lead and oversee customer certification and accreditation efforts, NIST Cybersecurity Framework/DoD Risk Management Framework/DIACAP as they Zero Trust projects.

  • Evaluate and recommend new Zero Trust design principles and emerging security products and technologies

  • Develop and interpret security policies and procedures

  • Create policies and ongoing processes in support of the security engineering team. Verify ongoing compliance with policies and best practice.

  • Identify security issues and risks, lead development and implementation of mitigation

  • Advise and consult with other teams to identify risks and implement remediation

  • Oversee and guide the completion of projects relating to Zero Trust  

  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert for Zero Trust in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers

  • Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements

  • Participate in incident response; create incident response procedures and documentation; assist with post-event analysis

  • Wide breadth of knowledge across security products, tools, and industry trends; ability to create solutions using a pragmatic, risk-based approach.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or

  • 20+ years experience in Information Technology

  • 15+ years of relevant Network/Perimeter Security engineering experience

  • 5+ years architect and design experience in a large scale, global environment

  • Experience with network microsegmentation, use of multifactor authentication and Principle of Least Privilege (PoLP)

  • Certifications: CCIE Security, JNCIE Security, CISSP

  • Expert knowledge of networking concepts and architecture, including security considerations associated with networking hardware like Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Gateways, SSL Encryption/Decryption, PKI, TCP/IP, IPv4 and IPv6, etc.

  • Hands on experience with a diverse variety of networking devices

Excellent written and oral communication skills; must be able to prepare solution papers and present solutions to senior management

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