Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Job Description:


SAIC is looking for a Network Engineer to come join our team in Springfield, VA. This is a network engineering position within the Vanguard Perimeter Security Division (PSD) engineering office, providing network engineering expertise over a Global LAN/WAN enterprise. The qualified candidate will possess and apply rudimentary knowledge regarding the engineering and implementation of network transport solutions. The candidate must be capable of configuring, testing, implementing, and maintaining networking (LAN/WAN) technologies and devices.  The candidate must be capable of evaluating performance results, performing risk assessments, and recommending changes affecting network transport configuration/implementation. The position directly supports DoS on-site to provide network engineering services to over 100,000 customers globally. 


Responsibilities include: 

a) Works directly with the DoS customer to build, design, test and deploy enterprise network transport solutions utilizing Cisco routers/switches.

b) Develop and deploy network engineering solutions in compliance with Enterprise Architecture standards.

c) Participate in peer review of network configuration change requests prior to deployment.

d) Implementation of configuration changes.

e) Tier III Support and Maintenance activities.

f) Service Requests: monitor, resolve, update and close service request tickets.

g) Documenting network infrastructure components, drawings. h) Assist in developing and documenting procedures and processes.




Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience or 13 years of experience in lieu of Degree; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


Basic Qualifications:

a) Basic understanding and analysis of network flows and OSI model

b) Experience implementing medium to large network solutions

c) Experience in BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GRE, DMVPN, IPSEC, MACSEC, Multicast, Unicast

d) Experience with Cisco network platforms: routers, switches, VPN concentrators, network management (ISR/ASR/Nexus).

e) Knowledge of TCP/IP networking f) Bachelor degree in a computer science/computer engineering related discipline or relevant experience

g) 5+ years IT security/network engineering support experience (Engineering, Tier II, Tier III, network infrastructure implementation and maintenance)

h) Experience working directly with Government customer

i) Technical writing and documentation/diagram skills (MS Visio/MS Word/MS Excel)

j) Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess a US “TOP SECRET” security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications: 

a) Cisco Certified Network Associate – CCNA

b) Experience with Cloud technologies, Microsoft Azure/Amazon Web Services

c) Experience with network monitoring tools (NeuralStar, HPNA, SolarWinds, Nagios)