Senior Network Engineer Job



  Full Time   Employee

District of Columbia
United States

Senior Network Engineer (Job Number:420811)


Job Description:

SAIC is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join our Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) team in Washington, DC. The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization’s core voice and data networks, network technology evaluations, protocol analysis, configuration, research, complex trouble shooting and analysis, and special network projects. This senior resource will take an active role in capacity planning, network monitoring and technology mentoring. Position must be able to demonstrate a strong ability to multi- task in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensuring highly available movement of data through the networks that comprise the enterprise network infrastructure.

Designing, developing and implementing data and voice networks which serve the business needs of the enterprise.

Interfacing with client counterparts and network providers to establish the required connectivity to deliver client services.

Providing highly skilled technical assistance in network planning, engineering, and architecture.

Identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting network performance.

Evaluating and identifying opportunities for network performance and functionality improvements.

Evaluating new products/technologies to determine impact on existing system configurations.

Providing integrated team support and maintenance of network hardware and software.

Providing guidance and direction to less experienced engineers.

Adhering to change control policies and procedures.


Bachelor's Degree in related technical discipline and 5+ years of network engineering experience. Additional 4 years’ experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


O&M experience with a multisite network

In-depth knowledge of enterprise networking systems, concepts, applicable methodologies, tools, standards, procedures and policies

Proven proficiency in the use of network monitoring or other optimization tools such as HP NNMi, CiscoWorks, and protocol analyzer.

Working knowledge on Scrutinizer NetFlow, Bluecoat Proxy, Riverbed Optimizer, Juniper SA6500 VPN Appliance

Expertise in many of the following protocols and technologies: BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VOIP, STP, RSTP, 802.1d, 802.1x, 802.1q, DS1/3, 802.11a/b/g/n, SMTP, SNMP, Infoblox

Hands-on experience with Cisco hardware (routers, catalyst switches and Nexus platform), IOS and NXOS

The candidate will also require excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work within strict deadlines and a broad spectrum of people ?


Active CCNP certification in routing and switching

Knowledgeable in technologies such as load balancer, NAC, IDS/IPS and network modeling

Experience with Microsoft Visio and ticketing systems

Security certification is a major plus.


All candidates for consideration must be eligible to obtain a US public trust clearance.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Sep 14, 2016, 1:55:50 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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