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Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2306583
Location: KING GEORGE, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center Fleet Support, Branch at Dahlgren, Virginia.

Job Duties:

  • Verify operating systems and networks are specification compliant.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network operating systems with emphasis for time critical redundant paths and devices.
  • Competence in operational techniques and familiarity with tactical operating environment, knowledge of computer operating Systems, UNIX/Linux, and Computer Networks practices.
  • Work in tactical operating environment, in support of weapon system certification, testing, in laboratory and at-sea, deployment of software, and fleet support.  
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS Navy Stations. 


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more relevant experience.
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Experience installing, configuring, updating, and troubleshooting operating systems with Linux/Unix HPC emphasis, development and interpretation of Linux/Unix scripts at a high level of Linux/Unix command line functionality and principles.
    • Demonstrable expertise installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Network Operating System with emphasis for time critical redundant paths and devices.  Able to interpret network configurations. 
    • Knowledge of software and hardware implemented RAID and protocols to support RAID to include multipath and DRBD.
    • Able to interpret USN C-Level weapon system specifications then develop and execute test plans from the specifications.
    • Experience developing and proofing technical documentation. 


  • Major DOD weapon system technical or engineering experience.
  • Electronic technician level knowledge for Industrial applications and devices to include point to point communication protocols.
  • Knowledge of python, Perl, or other computer languages.  
  • Network knowledge, above CCNA level, for layer two network redundancy protocols such as port channels, HSRP, virtual switching systems, STP; static and dynamic routing protocols, and the theory of operation of network switches and routers.  
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocol and analysis of TCP/IP captures.

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.


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