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Network Engineer

Job ID: 2307533
Location: NORFOLK, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 25, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Network Administrator to join our team based out of Norfolk, VA.

The qualified candidate will be a part of a small, agile team that provides on-site FSET support.  Embedded Support personnel are considered mission essential and deployable on any Combat Commands exercises or operations. The Team provides on-site C2 Family of Systems (FoS) technical support at the Combat Command garrison and deployed locations where the C2 System is fielded. Teams located at these sites shall support not only those specific geographical locations, but also all deployment sites within the Combat Command’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) and other Combat Command as needed. Requirement for Operation and Maintenance support is typically 5 days a week for each C2 FoS fielded system.  Work hours in excess of 40 hours per week per person may be required during contingency operations (deployments or exercises), an alternate work schedule may be required to support 24/7 operations.  Typical core hours are 0800 to 1700.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Management and maintenance of switches, routers, firewalls, VPN gateways, VoIP telephones, VTC, and INE devices.
  • Configure, patch and apply DISA STIG to all Layer 2 and Layer 3 network services, to include switches routers, firewalls, etc.
  • Ensure all tactical enclave domains are performing at maximum capability.
  • Manage all network resources to avoid outages and downtime, including backups.
  • Serve as SME for deployment of tactical enclaves for exercises or contingency environments.
  • Full time operational deployment, setup and pack-up, and system operation and maintenance, to include preventative maintenance.
  • Create Request for Maintenance Assistance (RMA).


Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors and two (2) years’ experience; Masters and zero (0) years’ experience; four (4) years’ experience accepted in lieu of degree


  • Demonstrated experience with configuration and troubleshooting of routing, routing protocols, ACLs, firmware upgrades, DHCP.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot networks, firewalls, and connectivity.
  • Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of VoIP. CUCM a plus.
  • 90 days from start to obtain a CCNA certification
  • Security+ certification


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Network Encryption devices.
  • Experience with tactical SATCOM.
  • Experience with satellite and gateway access requests (SAR/GAR).


Required Clearance:

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. A minimum of an Interim Secret clearance will be required prior to first day of employment. 

Required Travel:

Travel required up to 10% of the time. 




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 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 For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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