Network Engineer Principal
- Military veterans preferred
2020-03-06 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
is seeking a Principal Network Engineer to join our talented team in our Chantilly,
VA office. The ideal candidate shall be able to design, develop, and
support the best in class IT Infrastructure. The ideal candidate should
have excellent analytical and problem-solving and communication skills such as
identification, risk analysis, solution generation, prioritization, goal
setting and conflict resolution. The selected candidate will report into
the Network Operations Engineering Team.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or comparable experience.
Minimum of five (5) years hand-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls
Routing and Switching: VLAN, Spanning Tree Protocol, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, etc.
Experience with DNS, configuration backup, and government security practices.
Data Center Network Architecture
Expert understanding of networking technology (Switches; Routers; Firewalls; Load Balancers; Security Products (VPN; NAC; etc.). Experience with VPLS/MPLS is a plus.
Experience with NSX and ACI
Ability to solve complex systems problems quickly with little technical guidance, and develop automated corrective measures.
Hands on experience with router, switch, and firewall configuration
Understanding of IP based platforms and addressing, DHCP, DNS, Cisco products and technology, client/server computing (Aruba experience a plus)
Familiarity with DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), STIGs, and manual checklists
Strong interpersonal and written/oral communications skills; capable of interfacing with all levels of management, project managers, development engineers, Helpdesk team, and other technical and administrative departments.
Skilled in trending chronic problems, engaging in capability planning, analyzing security events, as well as preparing the corresponding documentation
Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Quality of Service (QOS) deep-level architecture and troubleshooting
Other Desired Skills and Qualifications
Professional level vendor certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, CISSP, and JNCIA are highly desired.
Aptitude to program in an administrative language, as well as prepare, test, and deploy scripts aimed at improving efficiencies or correcting problems.
Hands on experience with Solar Winds
Ability to design and deploy NAC Solutions, ClearPass and OnGuard a PLUS
Have 2-3 years of experience with Site Survey Tools (Air Magnet or Ekuhua) in multiple verticals