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Network Engineer Senior

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Job ID: 2312073
Location: CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


Network Engineer Senior

The successful candidate is a team player, able to effectively manage their time, willing to learn new technologies, and work with limited supervision. In addition, the qualified candidate will work with other Information Technology team members to ensure continuous network operations. 

Experience in the following areas preferred:

  • Palo Alto firewall, Cisco Firepower VPN, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNAC). IPV6, CISCO Equipment, Firewalls
  • Microsoft technologies, i.e., Active Directory, Windows 200x Server, Windows 10, DNS

 Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs day-to-day activities required to manage data services, such as network design, implementation, and management, to include troubleshooting of complex network issues. Provides daily supervision and direction to support staff, to include technical and administrative direction.
  • Provide direct support to other departments regarding network operational issues
  • Performs installation, configuration, maintenance, and upgrading of network infrastructure as required
  • Works with all application owners and other IT stakeholders to build and support a scalable, efficient, and stable network
  • Research, plan, design, and implement network technologies using industry best practices to ensure network operations meet business and technical requirements
  • Assist internal business units in collecting and documenting network requirements
  • Assists in developing network policies, procedures, and change management for network operations
  • Work with the virtualization group to develop, configure, and manage networking requirements to ensure interoperability between both physical and virtualization environments
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity team


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of related experience managing data networks, possessing extensive skills and knowledge in network design, architecture, troubleshooting, and management.
  • Solid understanding of Cisco routers and switches, firewalls, etc.
  • Knowledge of internal and external routing protocols, e.g. EIGRP and BGP, QoS
  • Experience converting from IPV4 to IPV6
  • Experience with Virtualization networking technologies preferred
  • Comprehensive experience troubleshooting network issues that impact user’s productivity
  • Understand and support of VoIP services. 
  • Possess a strong understanding and ability to support interoperability of network and Microsoft technologies, i.e. Active Directory, Windows 200x Server, Windows 10, DNS
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential for this position with the ability to work effectively with end-users, IT peers and managers
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds

Education / Training:

  • Any CISCO training and certification
  • Microsoft or other professional training or certifications is helpful

Note: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or green card holder who has resided in the U.S. for at least 3 years and 

   the ability to obtain a public trust

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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