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Network Engineer Sr

Job ID: 2116766
Location: FLEXWORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

A space mesh architecture with segment routing capability and an MPLS core have been defined to provide data routing capability across the optically interconnected links of proliferated LEO satellites. Establish industry accepted mission assurance plan for prime and subcontracted contracts for space, ground, launch and COTS hardware and software. 
Due to the complexity of the program and the collaborative partnerships, successful execution of Systems Engineering principles throughout the life of the program will be paramount to the success of the program.
Interested personnel need good communication skills to be effective in the team’s collaborative work environment. The SAIC team currently uses online collaboration to coordinate their efforts.
This position may require supporting multiple programs and/or roles simultaneously. Interested personnel should be comfortable with multi-tasking and able to provide written/verbal status updates on each project on a regular basis to their team leads.
 If selected, the candidate will have the opportunity to telework but may be required, based on mission need, to provide on-sight support when applicable and appropriate.
 Responsibilities
    • Provide technical leadership on various activities related to the design, documentation, implementation, calibration, repairs, and maintenance of network hardware and software.
 
    • Provide technical leadership in the integration and test of complex large-scale computer integrated networks. 
 
    • Provide technical leadership in the setup, calibration, technical operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of lab equipment and simulator subsystems
 
    • The associated duties include: network architecture and management, hardware configuration of appliances, routers, switches, firewalls, security appliances, monitor and assess lab state, performing problem mitigation, familiarity with Linux-based network service configuration (iptables, firewall , ssh), and Linux scripting would be helpful.
 
    • Design, Develop and Operate Central Management Consoles and Systems including (but not limited to): Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, Brocade, McAfee, Linux, HP Operations Manager i (OMi), HP Network Node Manager i (NNMi), HP Server Automation, and HP Network Automation. 
 

Qualifications

 
    • SAIC is looking for an MPLS and routing expert. Must be someone that can take the lead to update the design and implement an MPLS-based “core” network.
    • Experience in an enterprise environment involving network architecture and management
    • Experience in network HW/SW testing on enterprise systems
      • Preferred: Lab management experience
    • Understanding of capacity management/planning techniques and processes
    • Knowledge of Network routing protocols such as RIPv3, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, Multicast, VOIP, etc.
      • Preferred: Through understanding of TCP/IP network protocols
    • Evaluate communication hardware and software, troubleshoot Local Area Network (LAN)/Base Area Network (BAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) and other network related problems. 
    • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator) or equivalent experience in CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional – security (CCNP security)
    • Experience in scripting in shell programming, Python, Bash, and/or TCL
      • Preferred: Network modeling tools such as Riverbed/OpNet software suite or other industry equivalents
 
    • US citizenship is required
    • Desire to learn or experience in new technologies and methods of data/voice communications
      • Static and Dynamic routing optical networks
      • Mesh networking arch (SDN open flow-allows for self-healing-compatibility with other OEMs)
        • Meshing with limited Connectivity (to optimize power and processing capability requirement)
      • Routing with Encrypted/Decrypted/HAIPE Wrapping
      • Software Define-Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN)
      • Networking HW for space and ground systems such as routers, switches and PIRU
 Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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