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Network Engineer, TS/SCI and Poly Required

Job ID: 2206051
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 20, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an experienced Network Engineer to work in a collaborative, dynamic team in a mission-focused environment. The position requires a seasoned network engineer to perform a wide variety of duties including installations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Cisco and Juniper network equipment.  The networking professional must be capable of applying sound engineering practices, good judgement and technical skills to achieve both short and long-term goals as established by Branch management. The candidate will assist in the configuration and deployment of core and peripheral network devices, which will require continuous learning of new devices (i.e. Cisco, ISR Routers, ASR Routers, Catalyst Switch, Nexus Switches, Juniper Firewalls, Cisco Firewalls, out-of-band devices, environmental monitoring.)  In this position, the candidate will:

  • Analyze customer requirements and provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of varying degrees of complexity
  • Performing maintenance and upgrade of networks including routers, switches, firewalls, remote access system backup and recovery capabilities
  • Proactive monitoring of all network devices, and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability
  • Maintains current knowledge and documentation of relevant technology
  • Manage and troubleshoot network connectivity throughout the organization
  • Provide end-user support and issue resolution
  • Provide helpdesk support for network issues and respond to requests for IT support
  • Provide emergency 24X7 on-call support on a rotating basis

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline OR equivalent work experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting network engineering performing maintenance and upgrades of networks including routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems (i.e. routers, switches, nexus switches, firewalls, remote access systems, environmental)
  • Experience with troubleshooting network connectivity and performance issues
  • Experience working with network monitoring tools
  • Experience with data center/enterprise operational maintenance support
  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals, TCP/IP routing, switching, firewalls, and VPNs, Ethernet, DS1, T1, routing concepts and routing protocols (such as HSRP, VRRP, DHCP, switching, 802.1Q, STP, VLANS, EtherChannel, IP Addressing, Subnetting, and VPN)
  • Understanding or knowledge of cloud networking concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with mission partners, engineering, operational elements and vendors
  • Quick learner, detail oriented, demonstrable thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment (high sense of urgency)
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Able to support rotating on-call and after hours support

Desired Qualifications:

  • Network certifications to include one or more of the following:
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching (CCNP R&S)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
    • AWS Certified Advanced Networking
    • Juniper Networks Certified Internetwork Associate – Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIA-Junos)
    • Juniper Network Certified Internetwork Professional – Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIP-ENT)
    • Juniper Networks Certified Internetwork Associate – Security (JNCIA-SEC)
    • Juniper Networks Certified Internetwork Specialist – Security (JNCIS-SEC)
    • Juniper Networks Certified Internetwork Professional-Security (JNCIP-SEC)


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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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