SAIC Network Engineer - NASA HQ Job in Washington, District Of Columbia

Network Engineer - NASA HQ (Job Number:435480)


SAIC has an immediate opening for a Network Engineer supporting NASA. Must be a US Citizen and obtain a Public Trust prior to starting. The position is located at NASA's Washington DC Headquarters.

Job Description:

  • We are seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Network Engineer who has demonstrated technical expertise administrating and configuring multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, firewalls, network security devices and network management systems.

  • The candidate will be expected to contribute to the completion of milestones associated with many specific projects.


  • Provide technical expertise in all areas hardware and software interconnections and communications between the network devices.

  • Be responsible for planning, analyzing, modifying and maintaining networks and related infrastructure components for data and voice networks.

  • Conduct testing and reviews of new and existing network systems.

  • Prepare network feasibility and cost studies, provide input for security plans, data calls as well as internal studies of network performance and traffic analysis as needed.

  • Develop deployment procedures (within change management guidelines) and upgrade strategies for network infrastructure.

  • Perform security reviews and evaluation of vulnerabilities related to the network infrastructure and all other associated systems.

  • Collaborate with other teams to resolve problems for any Engineering escalation’s and/or any support needed while troubleshooting network issues.

  • Occasional evaluation of new technology, hardware and software and tools to meet business needs and capacity requirements.

  • Provide afterhours support as needed (night and weekends). Shifts are assigned on a weekly rotating schedule.




Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ability to use and apply technical standards, principles, concepts and techniques to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems

  • The ability to work and complete assignments without extensive guidance.

  • Good organizational skills and a strong work ethic

  • Experience with CISCO technologies / Juniper and Fortinet Firewalls, AWS, multicast, IPv6, network subnetting, ACL changes and IPTV, Linux, basic scripting, and Wireless technologies.

  • Experience using Monitoring and management tools/systems, and ticketing systems.

  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Professional and/or Relevant Network, Security or Software certifications (e.g. Microsoft or Cisco

  • 2+ years of actual job experience in a production network environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or 4 years of additional work experience.

  • Requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC¿s approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Apr 3, 2018, 1:33:21 PM

Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Other Clearance

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time