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Job ID: 2215032
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. 


SAIC is seeking a Network Engineer to work on a dynamic, energized team on a leading edge technology program with an exciting mission critical to national security objectives. This position is contingent upon successful award of a follow-on contract. Successful candidates in this position will demonstrate an aptitude for creative problem solving, attention to detail, negotiating competing priorities, and excellent communication skills.


The Network Engineer will be responsible for developing, engineering, and deploying technical solutions within an IC wide, dedicated mission network.  This individual will work within a small, mission focused team of network and systems engineers to implement technical solutions addressing challenging collaboration and data protection problems.  This role performs the following core functions:

Develop Datacenter, LAN, WAN, and Client Access networks/systems

Integrate, Test, and deploy systems

Perform full lifecycle management of network systems (building, deploying, maintaining)

Monitor networks


Active TS/SCI clearance with full scope polygraph 

5+ years of relevant experience in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems (or comparable documented work experience).

Recent hands-on experience with Cisco Datacenter, WAN, LAN, Client Access technologies such as MACsec, HSRP, VRF, VPC, ACLs, BGP, EIGRP

Recent hands-on experience with IOS-XE, NX-OS, Linux

Recent hands-on experience with customer specific classified and unclassified transport networks

Recent hands-on experience with Firewalls and VPN Concentrators (FTD and ASA)

Hands-on experience with Software Defined Networking technologies

Recent hands on experience with Network and Application load balancers

Knowledge of, and hands on experience implementing IT and Cyber Security best practices

Experience with managing engineering projects (i.e., design, build, deploy).

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations, determine course of action and act promptly and effectively when problems arise.

Experience with scripting languages such as, Bash, Powershell, python, etc.

Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communications skills.

Ability to travel on an infrequent, but as needed basis, primarily CONUS

Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently as well on collaborative teams.



Experience designing, building, deploying, and maintaining sensitive networks.

Experience building, deploying, maintaining, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) networks

Experience building, deploying, maintaining, Cisco ASAs via Firepower Management

Experience building, deploying, maintaining, Cisco Hyperflex

Experience building, deploying, maintaining, Palo Alto Firewalls via Panorama

Experience building, deploying, maintaining, Citrix Application Delivery Controllers

Knowledge with SIEM and security analytical technologies (e.g. Splunk, pcap, Netflow, Solarwinds, etc.)

Experience with Linux OS, Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, NX-OS.

Hands-on experience with cloud technologies, their provisioning and security.

Ability to assess emerging technologies, determine their impact on corporate systems and incorporate them into technical plans.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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