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Network Engineer Sr (SRC)

Job ID: 200083
Location: VICKSBURG, MS, United States
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is hiring a Network Engineer Sr in Vicksburg, MS to join our team!!


In support of the Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), Supercomputing Research Center (SRC), Team SAIC provides program management and technical support necessary to advance services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies.   Team SAIC is seeking a Senior Network Administrator to support the instantiation and sustainment of an SRC Enclave to solve DoD’s most critical mission challenges at ERDC in Vicksburg, Mississippi


Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and installation of network infrastructure and promotes consistancy in processes and documentation by maintaining network diagrams, documentation and labeling of network components and cabling. Participates, as directed by the capability team lead, in root cause analysis and management escalation activities

Maintains technical expertise in all areas of high speed (10Gb/s or greater) network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switches, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of the network and makes recommendations to the Capability Team Lead and ERDC Site Lead on network infrastructure upgrades. 


Mandatory Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience; Additional experience in lieu of degree
  •  Ability to work closely with other IT disciplines such as system administrators and cyber security staff.
  • Ability to develop and maintain clear and extensive documentation of the network enclave including detailed network topology diagrams, network cabinet elevations, wiring diagrams and  procedures for the operation and maintenance of the network enclave.
  • Ability to work with little oversight to accomplish network infrastructure installation, configuration and maintenance.
  • Possess strong verbal/written communication skills.



  • Hold a DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS



  • DoD 8570 Certification compliance – Baseline (must have Security+ prior to start date)
  • Computing Environment (BCNP, BCNE, CCENT, CCNA, CCIE, etc) certification required within 90 days from start date



  • May require occasional after hours support and response to emergency situations for problem resolution
  • 10% or less travel



  • Brocade Core and Edge routers/switches
  • Juniper Firewall installation, configuration and policy management
  • Arista Systems Routers and Switches
  • Running of both copper and fiber cables to connect systems and infrastructure servers in an HPC environment at speeds of 40Gb/s or greater
  • General  knowledge working with CISCO networking technogies
  • Basic UNIX/LINUX system skills
  • Microsoft Visio and entire Office suite

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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