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Network Engineer

Job ID: 2402863
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 10, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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

Description

This is a senior network engineer position within the Vanguard Contract, providing network engineering expertise over a Global LAN/WAN enterprise. The well qualified candidate will possess and apply comprehensive knowledge regarding the engineering and implementation of network transport solutions. The candidate must be capable of planning and leading the testing, implementation, and maintenance of networking (LAN/WAN) technologies and devices.  The candidate must be capable of evaluating performance results, performing risk assessments, and recommending changes affecting network transport configuration/implementation. The position directly supports DoS on-site to provide network engineering services to over 100,000 customers globally.

Responsibilities

  • Works directly with the DoS customer to build, design, test and deploy enterprise network transport solutions utilizing Cisco routers/switches
  • Develop and deploy network engineering solutions in compliance with Enterprise Architecture standards
  • Collaborate with technical SMEs on enterprise-wide solutions, participate in technical working groups, and contribute to technical advisory boards
  • Participate in peer review of network configuration change requests prior to deployment.
  • Implementation of configuration changes
  • Documenting network infrastructure components, drawings
  • Assist in developing and documenting procedures and processes

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer science/computer engineering related discipline; may accept additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 10+ years IT security/network engineering support experience 
  • Solid understanding and analysis of network flows and OSI model
  • Experience implementing large enterprise/global network solutions
  • Expert experience in BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GRE, DMVPN, IPSEC, MACSEC, Multicast, Unicast
  • Expert experience with Cisco network platforms: routers, switches, VPN concentrators, network management (ISR/ASR/Nexus)
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Experience with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Experience with VMWare products
  • Experience working directly with Government customer
  • Technical writing and documentation/diagram skills (MS Visio/MS Word/MS Excel)

Required Clearance

  • US Citizenship
  • Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – CCNP
  • Experience with SD-WAN technologies
  • Experience with Cloud technologies, Microsoft Azure/Amazon Web Services
  • DoDAF/TOGAF architecture experience
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Experience leading a small team (3-5) of engineers
  • Experience with network monitoring tools (NetVCR, NeuralStar, HPNA, Nagios)
  • Experienced with Dept of Defense’s Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet)

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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