Network Architect_COS_Indicium - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


SAIC has an immediate need for a Network Architect to support the
Indicium Project Office for the Systems Simulation, Software and Integration (S3I) Directorate, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado.  

The candidate will represent Indicium Communications Engineering and Security (ICES) organization which provides a wide range of services and solutions for network and communications connectivity to the Missile Defense Agency testing program.

Job Description: 
  • Assist the Chief Engineer and Network Operations Manager with the design, implementation, and support of LAN/WAN networks and systems.
  • Assists the Chief Engineer and Network Operations Manager with the development and maintenance and maintains network system and service configurations.
  • Documents and troubleshoots network and system issues.
  • Creates and maintains network diagrams and documentation.
  • Tests and evaluates network systems and services to reduce problems and make improvements.
  • Assists with the configuration, implementation, and utilization of NetScout devices and other network monitoring tools
  • Provide network monitoring, troubleshooting, and report during missile defense test events.
  • Provide communications (Secure VoIP, Secure Chat) support during missile defense test events.
  • Traveling to support various DoD test events.
  • While traveling, configure network endpoints to include workstations and audio/visual endpoints (IP addresses, EDID settings, audio adjustments, etc.).


Required Education: Bachelors and nine (9) years of related experience; four (4) years experience accepted in lieu of degree. 


Required Skills:

  • Must have CompTIA Security+ or CISSP Certification
  • Must have CCNA or higher Cisco professional certification
  • Experience with Cisco routing and switching design and configuration
  • Experience deploying and managing TACLANEs
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Visio
  • Travel for support (Up to 20% per year) to Huntsville, Alabama
    • 2-3 trips per year (1 week duration)

 Desired Skills:

  • Experience deploying and managing firewalls (Palo Alto and/or Cisco ASA)
  • Experience with network management and monitoring toolsets such as NetScout, Wireshark, ExtraHop, SolarWinds, etc.
  • Familiar with Windows and Linux workstation and server configuration and operation
  • Familiar with multicast network configuration and operation
  • Familiar with Cisco Telephony and AV endpoints such as VoIP Phones and VTC Units

Required Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance.