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SAIC Cyber Security Architect in KANSAS CITY, Missouri


This is a great opportunity to join SAIC and work as part of the Farm Production and Conservation’s Security Engineering and Architecture Team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide security guidance for the enterprise technology environment, with the goals of maturing the agency’s infrastructure and application security policy and technology frameworks, improving overall security posture and cultivating an agency-wide culture of security awareness.

This individual will work with application architects and Information Security Office personnel, help develop and standardize the security architecture, perform security assessments, and review security designs. Serve as a security advocate and advise business owners and other key stakeholders on risk management and how to effectively balance security and business requirements. Provide expert advice during security incidents, communicate mitigation strategies to both technical and non-technical audiences.

The Cyber Security Architect is responsible for providing thought leadership and security-related subject matter expertise around a wide range of technologies and business initiatives. The ideal candidate must possess extensive experience architecting secure computer systems, demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a passion for security.



  • Bachelors degree and nine (9) years or more experience in a technology environment or equivalent education and experience

  • Experience working in a cyber security position

  • Experience adapting easily to new and changing technologies

  • Expertise with multiple technical applications is required

  • Experience working across organizations, managing multiple, High-priority tasks

  • Excellent oral written communication skills are required

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance



  • Experience with NIST frameworks

  • Experience providing support in a government environment

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability