Sr. Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-19
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Vienna
Virginia
22182
United States

Description

SAIC has an opening for a Network Engineer located in Vienna, VA.

 

Job Description


• This is a senior level position that will be responsible for managing the configuration, installation and on-going support of the Network Infrastructure which includes Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, Brocade switches, F5 load balancers, and Checkpoint and PaloAlto firewalls.


• The candidate for this position should have extensive hands on technical skills designing and deploying various network technologies.


• The scope of this position includes network design, equipment selection, implementation and support for all components.


• This position will need to be adept at monitoring the ongoing operation of the network and identifying potential issues and corrective actions as needed.

 
• Additionally, this candidate should have strong project management skills to ensure that all implementation details are identified and planned for to ensure seamless and successful implementation.


DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:


• Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS, NAC)


• Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations


• Work with the existing network administrators and engineers to manage, deploy, and troubleshoot firewalls, routers, VPN concentrators, and Network Access Control


• Assist with implementing new switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and other network management/analysis/troubleshooting, and provide input for developing local operating procedures and policies as needed or requested.


• Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability


• Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning


• Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

 

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Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


• Hands on experience with Cisco and Brocade switches.


• Advanced level experience with at least two of the following: EIGRP, MPLS, BGP and OSPF


• Working technical knowledge of network switching protocols (STP, CDP, LLDP)


• Working technical knowledge of TCP/IP networks and standards (IEEE 802.1)


• Familiar with network topologies such as MPLS, Frame Relay, ATM, ISDN, etc.


• Solid understanding of OSI or TCP/IP model.


• Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)


• Experience with Cisco ASA, Checkpoint and Palo Alto firewalls


• Knowledge of ForeScout CounterACT Network Access Control with extended modules


• Experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco IPsec (AES 256), Firewall, IPS, route-maps, and ACLs


• Expert knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP network technologies; DNS, DHCP, TFTP, NAT, and SSL.


• Knowledge of cabling and wiring systems, design, and installation.


• Ability to operate tools, components, peripherals, and testing accessories.


Professional Certifications and Education:


• CCNP or Higher (CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued)


• Bachelor’s degree in a technical/business discipline or equivalent work experience.


Job Requirements:


• Enterprise Network Engineering experience (LAYER 2 and 3)


• Bachelors and 9 years experience, 4 additional years experience in lieu of a degree.  2+ Years of experience in a team leader role or senior position


• Participation in 24/7 on- call rotation is required for this role.


Preferred Qualifications:


• 7+ years’ experience managing network environment.


• 5+ years’ experience in a team leader role or senior position


• CCIE