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Network Engineer Senior

Job ID: 2117933
Location: SANTA ANA, CA, 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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Network Engineer to support our Orange County of California customer in Santa Ana, CA. 

Assist with the design, configuration, and implementation of critical site build and move projects in coordination with the SAIC Project Managers. Coordinate work with the project and operations engineers to ensure proper handoff of the site to operations is completed. Documentation creation and validation for projects and new sites to ensure they match current standards. Report regular status of projects and operational issues to the Project Manager and the SAIC Network Services Delivery Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design review, analysis, planning, modification and maintenance of the network and security components, including network monitoring systems, in support of critical network and security projects
  • Configuration and implementation of emerging network technologies
  • Configuration of network equipment in support of the project requirements
  • Installation and implementation of network equipment in IDF's and MDF's at the project site
  • Test network and security implementations to ensure they are operating as designed per project requirements
  • Assist with milestone documentation and validation


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field and/or a minimum of 5+ years of experience supporting large Cisco networks with an emphasis on network projects
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and background check. Due to security investigation, US Citizenship is required.
  • Strong experience with Cisco network, security, and datacenter products
  • Experience designing and deploying Cisco and/or Aruba wireless technologies
  • Experience creating and presenting project plans and designs
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to present very complex technical concepts in understandable language
  • Properly address and prioritize tasks based on urgent and site needs and manage appropriate/realistic expectations to ensure overall client satisfaction
  • Ability to work off-hours, weekends, and travel on-site in support of project requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewall operations
  • Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine operation and implementation
  • Experience with Software Defined networking such as SDAccess, SDWAN and SDN/ACI
  • Proficient in routing technologies: OSPF, VRF, BGP, MPLS, QOS
  • Proficient in switching technologies: VLANs, VTP, Spanning-Tree, PoE, Physical Cabling
  • Proficient in general network technologies: NTP, DHCP, SNMP, RADIUS


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.


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.

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