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System Engineer

Job ID: 2404911
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 4, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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, a leading provider of systems development and deployment, targeting and intelligence analysis, systems engineering and integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC) is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives, while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) Business Unit, USG Mission and Information Technology Division is seeking a Network Engineer to support several mission networks and provide innovative ways to achieve operational excellence and identify and resolve network issues as needed. The engineer will collapse several different mission centers into a single unified center, unifying multiple mission LANS to become a single but larger network, still on multi-vender equipment while going from OSPF to BGP-MPLS.



  • Required:
    • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, and/or Computer Science. Note that years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • Five (5) years or more of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following networking activities:
      • Working with TCP IP protocol suite, IP subnets and masking, and routing protocols
      • Working in Local Area Network (LAN) environments
      • Working in Wide Area Network (TRANSPORT) environments.
      • Designing, configuring, and troubleshooting Routing and Switching systems on Cisco and Juniper
      • Working with Routing Protocols to include OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP
      • Working with Gateway Redundancy Protocols to include Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP).
      • Implementing L2 and L3 VPN across an MPLS network.
      • Utilizing with network security such as firewalls and Access Control Lists (ACL).
      • Using Microsoft Visio for network topology creation and modification.
      • TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience
  • Desired:
    • Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Juniper Network Certified Expert (JNCE), Information System Security Engineer Professional (ISSEP), and/or Optical networking

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.


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 For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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