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Network Engineer I (Job Number:426107)


The DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group, COCOM Programs Directorate of SAIC currently has a contingency full-time position for a Network Engineer to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Fort Meade, Maryland.

Daily activities include:

- Determines user requirements and design specifications for networks
- Monitors networks to ensure network availability to system users
- Performs necessary maintenance to support network availability
- Plans, schedules, and conducts the installation of new or modified hardware and associated operating systems and software
- Designs and conducts tests and evaluations of USCYBERCOM's networks. Analyzes and organizes the corresponding hardware and software combined solutions through network modeling and planning
- Performs system-level design and configuration of products, including determination of hardware, operating system, and other platform specifications
- Evaluates new network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding integration of these technologies into the existing network
- Plans new network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performance
- Provides subject matter expertise to achieve joint full spectrum (terrestrial and space) network interoperability and integration
- Provides technical leadership and manages the short and long-term needs of USCYBERCOM networks, and supports projects requiring network resources and development of network related policies and procedures
- Analyzes, identifies, and resolves network operational issues to ensure optimum performance and network capacity, and assists with the support of all server platforms that communicate through the network to determine requirements for new and existing systems
- Evaluates and selects IT services, application software, and hardware products and coordinates project teams using effective work planning and oversight practices
- Provides recommendations on current and pertinent technology; identifies and recommends strategic directions based on technical changes in the computer industry
- Manages networks configuration involving at least several hundred locations with primary and backup connectivity and a range of connectivity types
- Designs, implements, troubleshoots, and monitors network security mechanisms to mitigate risks of network attacks
- Applies network engineering, operations, architecture, and sound management practices to manage technical staff to meet projects schedules


- Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Network Engineer
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related discipline or a Master's Degree with zero (0) years of experience in Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related discipline
- Minimum of DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level I Certification (CAP, GSLE, Security+ CE)
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills

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 provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 16, 2017, 1:53:17 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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