Network Engineer II - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States




Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding, and sustaining military space systems.  SAIC supports SMC’s mission and is currently looking for Network Engineers to support research, analysis, planning, engineering, and valuation activities for the Production Corps at SMC. Tasks will include independently identify high-risk areas associated with development and production of space systems.  The Network Engineer will be responsible for monitoring the network firewall, assessing the functionality of the network routers, and ensuring all Internet security software is updated regularly.  This position is located at El Segundo, CA. 


Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and maintains network performance;
  • Collaborates with team members ensuring network optimization;
  • Maximizes performance by troubleshooting network problems and outages and scheduling upgrades;
  • Builds net configurations and connections;
  • Troubleshoots network problems;
  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration and directing system installation;
  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring access;
  • Defines, documents, and enforces system standards;
  • IP address auditing;
  • Configures router;
  • Updates data servers and network equipment;
  • May lead and direct the work of others


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field;
  • Nine (9) years or more of related experience;

  • DoD Secret required;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives;

  • Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.

Desired Qualifications:

  • CompTIA networking certifications preferred;
  • Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious;

  • Acquisition Experience