SAIC is looking for a Cloud Network Engineer to support a Network Engineering team responsible for the integration of NASA's Data Center Networks with NASA's Software Defined LANs as well as the implementation of Cloud-based network services. This cutting-edge work will take place during an amazing period in NASA's history. This network supports NASA's Artemis Program (which will return Americans to the moon) and the Mars Exploration Program among many others. This role is in Huntsville, AL.
Data Center Network design and implementation.
Leveraging Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) to improve security and automation within NASA's on-premise datacenters with ACI Anywhere extensions into cloud service provider environments (i.e. Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Planning, designing, and implementing the integration of segmentation technologies between the LAN, on-prem datacenter and cloud environments
Detailed design and implementation of Cloud-based IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) solutions which would include transit gateways, cloud service routers and other cloud network constructs
The candidate must have excellent oral and written skills and be able to present technical information in formal presentations to both internal and external customers.
Candidate must have extensive experience with 3 tier campus networks and with Data Center Networks utilizing ACI segmentation technologies.
The candidate must have a concrete working knowledge of LAN/WAN network design and routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, Layer 3 Out, VXLAN, SXP)
Candidate must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, able to develop technical guidance documents and multitasking between multiple ongoing projects to ensure customer requirements and timelines are met.
Experience with Cisco ISE and Cisco Software Defined Access (SDA) (TrustSec)
Experience with ACI and Data Center networking design
Experience with load-balancing tools and techniques
Experience with Ansible, Python, Kubernetes, Linux, VMware/vCenter