Network Architect (Dedicated System Architect) (VG01439)

    Springfield, VA 22009
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    Job Description

    • Plans and designs a Network Access Control (NAC) architecture as a component of a Zero Trust Architecture
    • Develops solutions for a global environment by evaluating network and security technologies, on premise and cloud.
    • Determine NAC requirements by researching NAC/information security/Zero Trust standards; conducting NAC security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying NAC architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; when needed preparing cost estimates.
    • Integrates NAC requirements into the requirements of the Zero Trust Architecture
    • Define and implement NAC within the DoS enterprise architecture as a component of an Enterprise Zero Trust Architecture (on premise and cloud based)
    • Lead NAC related architecture projects. Design robust and resilient NAC implementation solutions for customer infrastructure services, and for new services.
    • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging NAC products and technologies that integrate into a Zero Trust Architecture
    • Develop and interpret NAC related security policies and procedures
    • Create policies and ongoing processes in support of the customer engineering team. Verify ongoing compliance with policies and best practice and alignment with the Enterprise Architecture.
    • Identify security issues and risks, lead development and implementation of mitigation
    • Advise and consult with other teams to identify risks and implement remediation
    • Provides technical leadership and/or direction to NAC engineering teams
    • Oversee and guide the completion of NAC milestones and projects
    • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert 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 Bachelor's Degree and relevant experience
    • 20+ years experience in Information Technology
    • 15+ years of relevant Network engineering experience
    • 5+ years experience with NAC Architect/Network Architect in a large scale, global environment
    • 2+ years experience with Zero Trust
    • Experience providing secure connectivity from on premise services to/from Cloud services
    • 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 firewalls and networking devices
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; must be able to prepare solution papers and present solutions to senior management

    SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

    Posting ID: 559419519Posted: 2020-07-14