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Network Engineer

Job ID: 2116869
Location: FORT BENNING, GA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 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


SAIC is seeking a Network Administrator to support our efforts at Fort Benning, GA. The Network Administrator/Network Technician needs to administer an enterprise network to ensure network availability and security as well as perform necessary maintenance for the Modeling and Simulation Branch of the Maneuver Battle Lab at Fort Benning. The successful candidate:

  • Must be familiar with Cisco routing and switching devices, common network management and monitoring tools, common network protocols, and experience with sub-netting, VLANs, and multi-cast routing. 
  • Must have hands on experience configuring routers, switches, ports, as well as developing, troubleshooting, and administering high speed fiber and Ethernet Local Area Networks and integration with Wide-Area Networks.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet Secret eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years’ experience; AA/AS degree in a computer related field and 4 years of experience; years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:

  • Position requires knowledge of Network architecture; TCP/IP IPv4/IPv6 protocols, OSPF routing, inter-VLAN routing, multicast routing, upgrading CISCO IOS, and sub-netting.
  • Experience or training in integrating switches, routers, and networks; troubleshooting skills to allow for and the ability to troubleshoot problems, develop and implement solutions.

Required clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain a SECRET clearance.

Required certification:

  • Must possess the following baseline certifications, or ability to obtain within 90 days: CompTIA Network+ and Security+ (or equivalent; SSCP, GSEC, GICSP)
  • Must possess the following certifications, or ability to obtain within 6 months: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity or experience with firewall technologies, Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and Windows Enterprise environments.

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.


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