Data Transport Systems Engineer

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Job ID: 2217141

Location: RESTON , VA , US

Date Posted: 2022-11-17

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC has an immediate opening on a prime program that directly supports national security. We are looking for an experienced candidate to advise the customer on secure data transport solutions to meet their mission needs. The successful candidate will serve as the automation engineer and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) developer for quick reaction efforts for IaaS, PaaS, public and private cloud deployments and hardware provisioning of small form factor PCs. The candidate will work closely with the customer to continually evolve and integrate best practices to infrastructure provisioning, monitoring, and deployment and are expected to leverage a deep understanding of various operating systems, networking protocols and security practices to deliver complex and unique solutions to enable mission. Applicants are expected to already have a basic understanding of Linux, networking technologies and a willingness to troubleshoot problems.

    • Must already hold a TS/SCI with Poly
    • A minimum of 15 years of relevant technical experience
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines and evolving priorities both locally and abroad
    • Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals (OSi model, IP subnetting basics, etc)
    • Experience using Linux to include command line
    • Experience implementing and deploying infrastructure and systems
    • Ability to cultivate in-depth expertise in Linux, networking protocols, logging and troubleshooting
    • Experience troubleshooting technical problems related to networking and virtualization technologies
    • Familiarization with virtualization and containerization techniques and technologies
    • Working knowledge of network routing, network security appliances, VPNs and encryption fundamentals (e.g. Wireguard, OpenSSL, asymmetric cryptography, etc)
    • Desire to create and innovate solutions in-house to address unique requirements
    • Experience with Ansible
  • Desired:
    • Expert knowledge of Linux and/or UNIX file systems, permissions, feature sets, configurations
    • Experience working with cloud-based architectures (e.g. Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure)
    • Experience working with infrastructure automation solutions (e.g. HCL, Terraform, Vagrant)
    • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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