Network Administrator

Saic Vicksburg , MS 39183

Posted 3 months ago

Network Administrator (Job Number:439788)


Job Description

  • In support of the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Integrated Technical Services (HITS) task order contract, Team SAIC provides program management and technical support necessary to advance the services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies in the HPCMP supercomputing centers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and installation of network infrastructure and promotes consistancy in processes and documentation by maintaining network diagrams, documentation and labeling of network components and cabling.

  • Participates, as directed by the capability team lead, in root cause analysis and management escalation activities

  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of high speed (40Gb/s or greater) network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switchers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.

  • Evaluates and reports on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of the network and makes recommendations to the Capability Team Lead and ERDC Site Lead on network infrastructure upgrades.

  • Serve as mentor to less experienced network administrators and participate as a full member of the HITS Enterprise Network Capability Team participating in meetings and assisting with network activities at other centers as requested.



Mandatory Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work closely with other IT disciplines such as system administrators and security staff.

  • Ability to develop and maintain clear and extensive documentation of the network enclave including detailed network topology diagrams, network cabinet elevations, wiring diagrams and procedures for the operation and maintenance of the network enclave.

  • Ability to work with little oversight to accomplish network infrastructure installation, configuration and maintenance.

  • Possess strong verbal/written communication skills.

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Brocade Core and Edge routers/switches

  • Juniper Firewall installation, configuration and policy management

  • Arista Systems Routers and Switches

  • Running of both copper and fiber cables to connect systems and infrastructure servers in an HPC environment at speeds of 40Gb/s or greater

  • General knowledge working with CISCO networking technologies

  • Basic UNIX/LINUX system skills

  • Microsoft Visio and entire Office suite

Education and Background Required

  • Bachelors and 4+ years of experience; Associate's and 4-5+ years of experience or a HS Diploma and 5-6+ years of experience in lieu of a degree.


  • Hold an active DoD TS clearance, would also consider candidates that have an interim TS or a Secret and a SSBI.

  • DoD 8570 Certification compliance Baseline (Security+, Network+, etc) and Computing Environment (BCNP, BCNE, CCENT, CCNA, CCIE, etc) certifications

  • May require occasional after hours support and response to emergency situations for problem resolution

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: Nov 14, 2018, 8:58:18 AM

Primary Location: United States-MS-VICKSBURG

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time

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