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Principal Network Engineer

Job ID: 2118592
Location: MACDILL AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Network Engineer to provide Engineering Support to the USCENTCOM on MacDill AFB.  The Network Engineer will provide engineering support to provide network engineering and management support of networks at headquarters and in theater.   The Network engineer is responsible for surveying, designing, implementing, testing, training and documenting worldwide enterprise class networks in support of our warfighters.


This engineer is viewed as an expert in network technologies and must be able to turn customer requirements into functional solutions by coordinating and providing  network troubleshooting guidance to forward units; identify, diagnose, and resolve complex problems affecting network performance; provide planning and engineering guidance to network planners at engineering conferences; and develop and maintain network SOPs and TTPs.


Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • Research, analyze, recommend and implement new technologies, standard processes, tools and techniques
  • Researches, evaluates and stays current on emerging tools, techniques and technologies; maintain skills and capabilities through education, training and hands-on experience
  • Perform mentoring and training tasks for peers and customers as required; transfer project knowledge to other team members and customers as required
  • Participate in design and peer reviews

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

 

  • Expert level of understanding of VLANs, trunking, Quality of Service, static/dynamic routing and high availability configurations
  • The ability to isolate and resolve network performance and communication issues to ensure maximum up time and reliability
  • The ability to excel in a fast paced, demanding environment where each day provides a new set of challenges under short time constraints involving complex network configuration and/or troubleshooting requirements
  • Knowledge of U.S. Department of Defense security requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures

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
  • 3+ years of experience as a network engineer
  • TS/SCI Clearance required
  • CCNA Certification Required
  • CCNP Preferred
  • Working knowledge of Cisco VOIP and Nexus platforms a plus 

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.


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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