Chief Network Solutions Architect (Telework) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Francisco
United States


SAIC has an opening for a Chief Network Solutions Architect.


Position is 100% telework with a preference for a Huntsville, AL candidate.

Job Description:
  • Responsible for development and communication of strategic and creative solutions for large, complex international networks to meet Program and Customer requirements.
  • Provide vision for future direction, IT innovations, new technologies
  • Develop Enterprise Network Architecture to include LAN/WAN, encryption, DNS, DHCP, Firewall, security, software defined network(SDN), voice, video, data, collaboration and Cloud components
  • Develops Strategy and Roadmap to implement services in accordance with the architecture
  • Develop strategic implementation plans based on technology and requirements
  • Develop multi-year integrated information technology plans
  • Investigate and study emerging network technologies to develop innovative solutions to requirements
  • Participate in standard forums and boards to influence direction
  • Serve as the primary technical management interface with Key customers. 
  • Lead strategic projects and budgets; manages schedules. 
  • Assess project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develop budgets and schedules to meet contractual/project requirements for an assigned portion of a project or program
  • Interact / communicate / coordinate frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levels. Often plays a key role in cooperative effort among members of a project team made up of representatives from other departments. .
  • Support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, and implementation.





TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more of related experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and eight years(8) or more experience.


TYPICAL CERTIFICATIONS may include: CCIE, CCNP, AWS Solutions Architect Professional, AWS Specialty – Networking, AWS Specialty – Security, MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, CCSP, CASP, CISSP, Security+, PMP, ITIL
  • Experience developing strategic, technically advanced solutions. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of network technologies and services, computing systems, applications, security, cloud
  • Some business travel is required 
Special Skills:
  • Experience in large Enterprise International Network and Telecommunications solutions development and service delivery
  • Subject Matter Expertise in developing solutions to achieve cost savings and architectural improvements
  • Ability to develop solutions and architecture models for a variety of contractual service delivery models
  • Ability to complete difficult, complex, and sometimes partially specified assignments.
  • Receive assignments in the form of objectives and establish goals to meet objectives.
  • Carrier Services Industry experience.
  • Information Technology (IT) Operations and Service Delivery Experience
  • Experience supporting Federal Government Customers 
Clearance Requirement:
  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.