Firewall DevSecOps Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Firewall Management / DEVSECOPS engineer to report to the Cyber Security Engineering / Architecture Senior Manager. This role would perform as a member of the security engineering / architecture team and will provide tier 3 level support for our firewall management process and device support in the SAIC ITO firewall network security devices. This role will also play an integral part of our Corporate DEVSECOPs processes. This role is a key business enabler to provide information security risk analysis and strategic recommendations for the ongoing improvement of Information Security within the organization. The candidate should have deep security, data and operational experience. This position participate in the Firewall change approval and configuration management effort and is critical to the success of the organization by providing high confidence in understanding the attack surface of our infrastructure.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in the overall network security system design of large scale networks
  • Maintain and enhance the standing security systems, deploy new security capabilities and provide security engineering services to non-security specific IT efforts
  • Work closely with product and platform teams to Engineer and implement both on Prem and Cloud security controls with a focus on DEVSECOPS
  • Implement tools driven and highly automated approach to delivers key security management processes.
  • Collaborate with Network Security Operations teams to ensure proper operational management of network security systems.
  • Maintenance responsibility to include helping to ensure firewall, content filtering, IPS and cloud security tool policies are being updated in accordance with the established standards, capacity planning and handling engineering level problems.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place systems
  • Build and evaluate security technologies for cloud environments in order to implement controls


Desired Skills

  • Experience designing, deploying and maintaining enterprise class firewall solutions.
  • Working knowledge of technologies such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and Python
  • Experience designing, deploying and maintaining enterprise class forward proxy and content filtering solutions.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise firewall solutions (Palo Alto, VMware NSX)
  • Possesses strong understanding of networking concepts, network security architecture and common modern operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, UNIX, and mobile device platforms including Android and iOS.
  • Experience with Public Cloud Platforms Architecture and Deployment (AWS, Azure, GCP) configuration and administration of security features & services
  • Strong TCP/IP networking skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage many different tasks simultaneously.
  • Extensive background in internetworking, LAN, and WAN technologies
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT industry as it relates to the technologies identified as primary responsibilities including awareness of new or revised solutions and improved processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Security Standards/Controls specified under various IT governance and compliance models (NIST, HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, ISO 27001 27002)

Desired Qualifications