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UAS Network Engineer

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Job ID: 2306392
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 13, 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


SAIC is seeking a motivated and ambitious Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Network Engineer to join the Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate (S3I) Joint Technology Center – Systems Integration Lab (JSIL) Tech Center located onsite at Redstone Arsenal/Huntsville, AL. 

The UAS Network Systems Integrator will perform system level installation, configuration, automation, test, and analysis on Multi-layer Switches, Firewalls, Linux based operating systems, and hypervisor-based environments with a majority of the work geared toward network equipment considerations.


  • Work with software developers and systems engineers to design and integrate network configurations, firewall configurations, and associated documentation
  • Work within an Agile scrum development model supporting the development of full system installation images on a biweekly basis
  • Troubleshoot network issues on virtual and physical switches and firewalls
  • Use scripting languages to develop automated network configuration installation and configuration using Bash, PowerShell, Java, and Python
  • Automate the creation, deployment, and configuration of virtual machines and networks as part of a global UAS system installation
  • Develop engineering technical material including but not limited to system description documents, network installation guides, data flow, and network diagrams



  • BS and five (5) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree


  • Experience with Cisco Systems, network administration and firewalls
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or PowerShell
  • Experience with general Internet and network troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of general computing system architectures and virtual machines
  • Experience performing remote network configuration


  • Must have an active Interim with the ability to obtain a SECRET security clearance 


  • Security+ SE, Network+ SE, or a CCNA
  • Experience with datacenter architectures (cluster computing, fault tolerant, or high availability system)
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Experience with configuration management tools, such as Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible
  • Experience writing technical documentation
  • Experience with Atlassian workflow management software
  • Experience with software development or software test

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.

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