Systems Architect – Technology, Innovation & Engineering (TIE) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Join SAIC’s cyber security team and work on this effort that encompasses technical, engineering, management, operation, logistical and administrative support for cyber security operations.  The ideal candidate will have broad and deep experience in cyber security with demonstrated successes in supporting a large scale IT infrastructure encompassing overseas and domestic facilities.
The Office of Technology Innovation and Engineering (TIE) brings cybersecurity capabilities to both current and future Department of State emerging technical and facility operation programs. TIE develop and enforce the security architecture essential to detect, defend, and deter Departmental assets against all cyber threats.

Systems Architect provides design, architecture, and engineering technical direction and leadership. Recommends solutions for security problems in existing systems or systems in development. Applies or assists with application of formal methods in security architecture, security system design and engineering, and security technology integration and deployment. Leads and participates in security tests and evaluations, studies and experiments. Conducts technical and management briefings. Leads and supervises lower-level analysts.  May also be required to travel to both CONUS and OCONUS locations for temporary duty assignments to conduct/support assessments, briefings, systems deployment, and other aspects of the mission.



Education: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline.

General Experience: 12 years of experience in IT, cyber security, and/or other projects related to critical network infrastructure protection. Five (5) years of experience in IT Cloud based security infrastructure protection.
Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.

Specialized Experience: Eight (8) years of current experience in cyber security system or solution design, engineering, evaluation, integration and/or deployment. Demonstrated ability to provide cyber security guidance at the authoritative level.

Certification Required: CISSP
Required Clearance:  Top Secret
Must be Able to Travel CONUS and OCONUS

Desired Qualifications

 Certification Desired: Cisco Network Professional Security (CCNP-S) and MCSE