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Principal Network Engineer

Job ID: 2018615
Location: HANSCOM AFB, MA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is providing key design, installation, and research support to facilitate a successful implementation of a multilevel security (MLS) system meant to allow greater collaboration between various government networks. This project is on the forefront of new technologies and concepts, and SAIC will design, build, and test systems meant to challenge the existing paradigm of the USAF enterprise network architecture.

We are seeking a Principal Network Engineer that can be based in Hanscom, AFB Mass area, but is open to remote / work from home.


Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and install IT systems with an emphasis on networking, virtualization, VPN, and system monitoring and auditing.
  • Develop and execute test plans to demonstrate system adherence to functional and cybersecurity requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate hardware and network connectivity issues.
  • Conduct site surveys to determine viability for system and network requirements.
  • Provide user training on deployed systems.
  • Generate post-deployment checklists to validate proper system functionality. 
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of project requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Research, evaluate, and experiment with emerging technologies related to multilevel security (MLS) and Zero Trust (ZT).
  • Provides advisement and support to install, and test Commercial Solutions for Classified infrastructure devices (routers, domain controllers, certificate servers, Virtual Private Network (VPN) devices, etc.) 
  • Provide written and oral reports as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. 
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • 5-10 years of experience combined of systems engineering and fielding experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with virtualization platforms
  • Security + CE or CCNA-Security certification is required.
  • Ability to travel ~ 25% annually
  • Experience with Linux servers and Windows Servers in a virtualized environment
  • Experience with Cisco routers, nexus switches, FirePower Firewall/IPS, DMVPN
  • Experience with configuring and deploying Aruba Mobility Controllers
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network infrastructure protocols

One or more active certifications in the following:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • · (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • · Experience managing the integration of Splunk and SolarWinds.


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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