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Senior Network Engineer

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Job ID: 2315371
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Senior Network Engineer in Mclean, VA for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical programs. The selected candidate will require a strong IT background to implement and manage an enterprise tool from cloud-based servers to end-users. Our customer is currently developing an updated version of this tool. The SME is expected to facilitate the implementation of the tool under development to the C2E. The Systems/Network Engineer will also assist in the following tasks: 

  • O&M of existing network systems
  • Reviewing/providing technical designs and system testing plans
  • Providing technical feedback on contractor's designs
  • Track major milestones and reviews
  • Facilitate the delivery of the tool to the C2E infrastructure
  • Assist in security accreditation process
  • Assist in new efforts 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide recommendations on navigating Agency regulations and security policies for the implementation of a C2E based tool
  • Assist in the review and assessment of contractor deliverables
  • Able to design and understand systems: operating systems, patch, configure, and interface with other mission-partner organizations
  • Closely collaborate with ISSM staff, sys admins, and cyber security personnel to design systems that can receive accreditation
  • Strong understanding of VMWare virtualization builds
  • Strong oral communication skills and patience 


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Active TS/SCI w/ POLY
  • Bachelors' degree in an engineering, science, or other related technical discipline
  • 10+ years of experience with LINUX and Windows operating systems
  • Understanding of TCP/IP network protocols
  • Proven experience in network engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in the design, development, and testing of communication architectures that are deployed
  • Experience configuring network infrastructure, Linux servers, and Windows servers
  • Experience managing firewall and router access control lists
  • Cloud development experience 


  • Masters' degree or higher in an engineering, science, or other related technical discipline
  • Previous experience with the IC

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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