Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee



SAIC has an immediate, funded opening for a Network Administrator to join a collaborative agile team in a highly mission-focused environment.  This position is principally a hands-on position to manage the continuous operation of servers, network and related infrastructure supporting the information systems.    The candidate must possess the knowledge and skills to monitor and maintain the network, ensure network availability so that the users can have stable access to the servers; provide technical support and onsite troubleshooting of Layer 2, Layer 3, VPN, Routing, Switching, Firewalls; diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary; design, implement, configure, and administer Windows and Linux operating systems to support various applications.


  • Current TS/SCI & Poly 

  • Experience with Network Solutions such as Cisco IOS, XE, NX OS, Juniper ScreenOS and JUNOS
  • Experience with network technologies and routing protocols such as Layer2, Layer3, Security Features (IPSEC, ACL flows, port-security)
  • Experience with Virtual Private Networks, OpenVPN

Desired Qualifications


  • Prior NOC or help desk experience a plus
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence, and the rest of the Atlassian suite
  • Experience in a ticket-based work environment a plus (e.g., ServiceNow)
  • Experience with Linux OS, iptables, dynamic routing, SDN / Virtual appliances
  • Experience with AWS
  • Ability to draw detailed diagrams and write clear documentation
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and help clients with their technical issues before escalating to senior staff
  • Attentiveness and detail-oriented approach
  • Ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to think critically and exhibit strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act responsibly without supervision