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Job ID: 2312418
Location: SANTA ANA, CA, 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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


Network Design Engineer

Provide Network support for a large enterprise network supporting the OC Sheriff Department. Manage major
application. site move and build projects in coordination with the OCSD IT team. Manage and support the firewall
and security appliances as well as the creation of security related reports, setting of network monitor thresholds and
general oversight of the network health. Deploy and support Cisco Legacy as well SDN technologies such as SDA,
SDWAN and ACI. Respond to operational requests day to day and act as the escalation point for incident resolution.
Working closely with the OCSD management team, review new technologies and standards and assist with the
development of SOP's, runbooks and other Operational resources for their team.

This Role Performs:

·      Design review, analysis, planning, modification and maintenance of the network and security components, including network monitoring systems, in support of critical network  projects

·       Configuration of equipment in support of the project requirements

·       Installation and implementation of network equipment in IDF’s and MDF’s at the project site

·       Test network and security systems to ensure they are operating as designed per project requirements

·       Evaluation of new network and security technology

·       Manage the Cisco network and design/implement new projects in support of the datacenter, WAN, LAN and internet connectivity

·       Mentor junior network engineer

·       Monitor and resolve network incidents on a 24X7 basis

·       The position maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switches, firewalls and gateways


Required Qualifications

·       Strong experience with Cisco Systems network, security and datacenter products

·       Strong experience with OSPF, BGP, IGP, MP-BGP and other routing protocols.

·       Strong experience with Software Defined networking such as SDA, SDWAN and ACI

·       Experience designing and deploying wireless technologies

·       Experience managing large site build and move projects

·       Strong background with Service and Change Management

·       Ability to present very complex technical concepts in understandable language

·       Experience creating and presenting project plans and designs

·       Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree and 9+ years of relevant experience

·       Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and/or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

·       Experience with large enterprise network and security design


Applicants selected will be subject to the OC Sheriff Department background check process as well as basic live scan background checks for SAIC

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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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