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Senior Network Engineer

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Job ID: 2013233
Location: VICKSBURG, MS, United States
Date Posted: Sep 24, 2020
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

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Job Description

Description

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 Engineer 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. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • High School diploma and nine (9) years or more experience; OR Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; OR Masters and three (3) years or more experience; OR PhD and 0 years related experience
  • Active Secret clearance and ability to obtain Top Secret clearance
  • DoD 8570 Certification compliance – Baseline (Security+, Network+ and Computing Environment (BCNP, BCNE, CCENT, CCNA, CCIE, etc) certifications
  • May require occasional after hours support and response to emergency situations for problem resolution
  • 10% or less travel
  • 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.

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:  

  • 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 technologies
  • Basic UNIX/LINUX system skills
  • Microsoft Visio and entire Office suite 


Overview

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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. 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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