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Network Engineer_NASA_NICS

Job ID: 2010136
Location: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Network Engineer to support our NASA_NICS program in Huntsville, AL.
Job Description: 

A successful candidate will be part of a Dev/Sec/Ops team responsible for the conversion of NASA’s traditional campus networks into a state-of-the-art Software-Defined Network during an amazing period in NASA’s history. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Planning for the transition of NASAs LANs from a traditional 3 layer campus architecture into a Software-Defined Architecture utilizing Cisco’s DNAC Appliance and Identity Services Engine (ISE).
  • Detailed design and implementation of the transition of both new and existing Cisco routers and switches into the SDA fabric. 
  • Management and support for NASA’s Enterprise Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) environment including over 40 appliances supporting all NASA centers.
  • Hands-on post-implementation support of NASA’s SDA-driven LANs.



  • BS Degree in related field with 2 years or High School Diploma and 6 years of related experience.
  • 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
Required Skills:
  • The candidate must have excellent oral and written skills and be able to present technical information in formal presentations to both internal and external customers.  
  • Candidate must have extensive experience with Cisco campus networks. 
  • The candidate must have a concrete working knowledge of LAN network design, routed data protocols and hardware platforms.  
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, able to develop technical guidance documents and multitasking between multiple ongoing projects to ensure customer requirements and timelines are met.
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust.

Desired Skills:       

  • Advanced vendor certifications such as CCNA/CCNP/CCIE.  
  • Experience with Cisco ISE and Cisco Software Defined Access (SDA).  
  • Additional experience supporting large-scale networks in an enterprise environment is preferred.  


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