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Senior Network Engineer

Job ID: 2113866
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 5, 2021
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: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an immediate need for a Senior Network Engineer to support the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The NICS contract provides high quality integrated communications services for secure voice, video and data solutions and services to NASA customers worldwide.  Our role enables secure, effective, and affordable IT technology services supporting GSFC’s science missions.  GSFC is home to the nation's largest organization of scientists, engineers and technologists who build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Network Engineering support for a 3 layer campus architecture consisting of hundreds of both Juniper and Cisco switches and routers that provide LAN connectivity as well as VoIP, Collaboration, and wireless services.
  • Planning for the transition of GSFC’s LAN 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. 

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in related field with 9 years of related experience or High School Diploma and 13 years of related experience

Required Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco networking products (Cisco 3700 and 3800 series switches, Cisco 6500 series routers, 9000 series switches, Wireless LAN Controllers) and VOIP/UCS
  • Knowledge of routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
  • Experience with general LAN technologies (CDP, 802.1q, 802.1x, 802.11, 802.1d, LLDP, port-security, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot Aruba wireless networks
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, including developing and presenting training materials, implementation plans, and diagrams
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio and Project

Desired Skills / Experiences:

  • Be 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  
  • Experience with Cisco ISE and Cisco Software Defined Access (SDA)
  • Additional experience supporting large-scale networks in an enterprise environment is preferred
  • Experience using BMA Remedy

Clearance:

  • Secret

Certifications / Training:

  • Cisco Certification level CCNA or better

Travel (if any):

  • 10% or less


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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