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Job ID: 2315683
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


The Network Engineer installs, analyzes, evaluates and supports network communications including LAN/WAN systems at more than 350 OCONUS sites. 

Description of Duties

  • Evaluates current network systems to propose and implement network system enhancements
  • Defines, designs, and implements network solutions
  • Applies advanced network engineering and architecture knowledge on complex and diverse problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • May oversee network systems projects.
  • Designs, installs, supports, and maintains new network hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Provides right-sized network solutions that meet all program and enterprise requirements.
  • Allocates network resources, monitors network performance and usage, and ensures most cost effective and efficient use of network resources.
  • Ensures all IT equipment complies with industry and regulatory standards.
  • Troubleshoots, analyses, and resolves faults in operational networks.
  • Ensures routine preventative maintenance and license compliance is performed.
  • Works closely with the program technical lead to write, validate, and implement accurate technical process documentation that is reviewed and approved by the Enterprise Network standards working group.
  • Provides training and support for installation, deployment and integration team members to ensure hardware configuration and installation procedures and policies are correctly implemented.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.       


Required Experience, Education, & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, or related field; May accept additional experience in lieu of degree 
  • Five (5) years’ experience required in network engineering.
  • Cisco CCNA & CCNP Routing and Switching certification strongly preferred.

Required Clearance

  • US Citizenship
  • Active Top Secret Clearance

Desired Experience, Skills, & Attributes 

  • Ability to remain current on Cisco platforms.
  • Strong customer service skills working with a diverse, multi-national customer base, and the ability to simplify and communicate complex technical concepts, both verbally and written.
  • Highly self-motivated and works effectively within a small team of engineers or independently, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Cisco DNA Center and SD Access experience a plus

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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