Network Systems Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
  • May 07, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Network System Engineer to join our team at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, CA. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small, hand-selected systems engineering team where your efforts will have direct impact on the program. We are leading the study, development and execution of advanced satellite communication capabilities. In this role, you will support Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) activities in a multidisciplinary environment. Location to work onsite, co-located and closely integrated with the Government Customer. We seek technical individuals who thrive in a highly collaborative environment of small innovative teams.
  • Support the system program office (SPO) as a terrestrial network systems engineer and evolve a network architecture supporting space system mission and control data flows.
  • Coordinate that architecture across multiple program stakeholder
  • Lay out an integration plan, facilitate provisioning, participate in new network capabilities check-out on-site, and lead network verification & troubleshooting.
  • Document the network components and interfaces, application of network protocols, and network control data flows. Manage configuration of the network address plan and assignments.
  • Provide network subject matter expertise by thinking critically and predicting system-wide impacts of data flow and design decisions made at all layers of the system.
  • Specify ground network functional, performance, and interface requirements.
  • Lead hands-on isolation and troubleshooting root cause to resolve connectivity issues.
  • May require up to 20% travel


  • BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Communications Systems or equivalent experience
  • 9+ years technical experience with network systems, including design and integration & test
  • Active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in cross-functional planning, coordination and task execution across the spectrum of systems engineering and integration activities
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and adjust in a changing environment and possess effective interpersonal and team-building skills with clear and concise written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience with one or more of the following key subject areas: IP Addressing, OSPF Routing, Layer 2 Ethernet behaviors, VLAN-based Segregation, MPLS, Network Security, and/or Wide Area Networking