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Senior Network Engineer

Job ID: 2301130
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a highly motivated Senior Network Engineer to join our multi-disciplined team of professionals at our Joint Battle Command – Platform (JBC-P) Network Operations Center (NOC) development and test facility located at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL. The selected individual will be an instrumental contributor to the team developing, configuring, and deploying the JBC-P NOC within its lifecycle revisions. These technologies include Cisco and Aruba Enterprise switching, virtual networking structure, network automation techniques, and multicast routing. This individual will contribute significantly to maintaining our existing enterprise class Windows and Linux based computing environments within a Closed Restricted Network (CRN).  
 
The JBC-P NOC team operates the Redstone Test Facility to carry out both small- and large-scale technology evaluations on behalf of our customers. The candidate will join a team composed of scientists, engineers, and subject matter experts working to design, build, and execute capabilities in support of customer goals. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a hands-on environment with work being performed onsite in a research setting.

 
The Network Engineer will:

  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational administration of multi-user computing systems including user management, audits, patches, upgrades, and backups.
  • Monitor JBC-P NOC network performance of data stores, servers, and databases, troubleshooting and repairing issues as they arise and making recommendations for optimization strategies to improve usability, performance, and efficiency.
  • Ensure data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Test, evaluate, and recommend next generation software applications and virtualized services for suitability for deployment on managed systems.
  • Maintain system security strategies, policies, and procedures in support of Approval to Operate (ATO) accreditations.
  • Develop, implement, and promote standard operating procedures and network security measures.
  • Maintain technical expertise of relevant industry standards for virtualization technologies and next generation hardware architecture
  • Examine and recommend network configuration options to enhance operating capabilities including private and hybrid service delivery models while maintaining the required security posture.

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Four (4) years' experience can be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Must have a DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification or above.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must possess an Active Secret Clearance or have the ability to obtain one.

Required Skills:

  • Has experience installing, configuring, securing, and managing current day network hardware and applications in both Linux and Windows environments.
  • Has experience configuring and managing network security appliances and enterprise class switches.
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and protocols.
  • Has experience configuring and managing network connectivity to associated workstations and laptops.
  • Possesses meticulous organizational skills with experience in administrative support documentation, log file analysis, system audits, and other record keeping practices.
  • Is willing to iterate and adapt system support requirements to changing needs and conditions.
  • Possesses strong writing skills and can clearly explain and document technical plans, findings, and recommendations.
  • Enjoys working in a multi-disciplined team environment but able to work independently as needed.
  • Understands the proper communication techniques to effectively elicit requirements for a task.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, US DoD security requirements, regulations, and best practices.

Desired Skills:

  • Operational experience with ESXI, VMware vSphere, VCenter Server, Zabbix, and patch management techniques.
  • MCSA/MCSE, CCNA/CCNP, VMware Certified Professional, or CompTIA Network+ certification.
  • CISSP, CISM, SSCP, CEH, or CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • Basic understanding of automation technology to include Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or Salt/Saltstack.
  • Demonstrated experience making administrative decisions based on information assurance standards, scalability, extensibility, supportability, and sustainability.
  • Knowledge of encryption/decryption devices and processes.

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.

Overview

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 26,000 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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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