SAIC Network Administrator Job in Bagram, Afghanistan

Network Administrator (Job Number:434990)


SAIC is hiring a Network Administrator in Bagram, Afghanistan. Qualified candidates must posses an Active Secret Clearance, CCNA, and CompTIA Sec+. Previous overseas experience is highly preferred.

Job Description:

  • 5 years of Cisco Call Manager experience.

  • Manage a Network team to ensure connectivity and availability of the USACE Unclassified network for over 160 customers.

  • Possess an extensive knowledge of Cisco and Nexus to maintain nearly 100 network devices deployed throughout Afghanistan at main bases and multiple remote site.

  • Must have experience with VLANs, VPNs, switches, routers, and Call Center Manager, as well as network security in order to be successful.

  • Management of the IP space and Solarwinds and other primary network functions is another aspect of the position.

  • Knowledge of network traffic and overall understanding of DISA and other data paths is necessary.

  • Possess thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.

  • Configure and Manage Cisco Firewalls and Security

  • Configure and Manage Cisco Switches

  • Design, setup and configure complex switching environments

  • Design, setup and configure complex wireless networking that supports open or secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications

  • Demonstrate expertise and/or a proven record of success with leading efforts emphasizing the design and development of Data Networks

  • Network Security Engineering (Policies, Proxies, Authentication, 802.1x etc)

  • Experienced with IPsec, Dynamic and Route Based VPN tunnels

  • Monitoring configuration and packet captures

  • Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives

  • Implementation of new network devices, firewalls, and related systems new vendor product review and selection

  • Understanding and experience applying LAN protocols as TCP / IP - ARP, FTP, TFTP, Traceroute, Ping, FCIP, FCoE

  • Past experience with MPLS, Point-to- Point, RIPv2, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP-4, EGP, SNMP (V1/V2/V3)

  • Ability and experience in working with large L3/L2 network design and development.

  • Some travel to other sites throughout Afghanistan is required.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum qualification is 5 (five) years of experience managing networks with at least sixty (60) network devices such as switches, routers, and firewalls, etc.

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification AND Security+ required. ISP/OSP experience/knowledge is a plus.

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 14, 2018, 4:37:06 PM

Primary Location: Afghanistan-PAR-BAGRAM

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time