Data Center – Cloud Network Engineer_NASA_NICS

at SAIC Corporation
Location Huntsville, AL
Date Posted May 21, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:
SAIC is currently looking to hire a Data Center- Cloud Network Engineer to our NASA NICS team in Huntsville, AL.
This candidate will be part of 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.
Job Responsibilities:
  • 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 data center 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 construct.


Required Education & Experience:
BS Degree in related field with 5 years of related experience or High School Diploma and 10 years of related experience.
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
Required Skills:
  • Experience designing and implementing Data Center Network
  • Experience with Cisco ISE and Cisco Software Defined Access (SDA) (TrustSec)
Desired skills:
  • CCNP/CCIE Certification
  • Experience with ACI and Data Center networking design
  • Experience with load-balancing tools and techniques
  • Experience with Ansible, Python, Kubernetes, Linux, VMware/vCenter


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