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Senior Network Engineer/Site Configuration Coordinator

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 November 2021
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Job Description:

Saab Inc. is seeking a Senior Network Engineer/Site Configuration Coordinator in our Syracuse, NY office.  As a seasoned, experienced individual, you will help define and implement approaches for managing data and configurations for our production equipment.  You will work as part of a team and engage in engineering activities developing network solutions for customer sites.  You will design, deploy, document, troubleshoot and manage network connections and work with vendor interfaces and tools to configure and monitor system performance.  Both domestic and international travel will be necessary and can involve up to 30% of your time. 

Saab Inc. provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere, paid holidays, and an in-house fitness facility.

As a Senior level individual, you will:

  • Demonstrate expertise in Software/Operating System Configuration, Network Design/Configuration and Troubleshooting.

  • Have the ability to develop tools and scripts to support various configuration and monitoring activities.

  • Participate in processor and switch selections.

  • Contribute to developing and implementing alternatives for process improvement.

  • Demonstrate strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Participate in prioritizing incoming tasks and ensuring proper resource assignments.

  • Provide mentoring and technical guidance/coaching to others.

    Skills and Experience:

    • BA/BS degree in engineering, computer science or information technology.

    • Experience with Cisco devices and network communications protocols and Network Security.

    • Cisco Certifications preferred:

      • CCNP Enterprise – Core Exam – Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (350-401 ENCOR), Implementing Cisco Enterprise Routing and Services (300-410 ENARSI) and Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (300-420 ENSLD)

      • CCNP Security –  Core Exam - Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR), and Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall and IPS (300-710 SNCF)

    • Experience with design and configuration of wireless equipment is preferred.

      • EION and Cambium equipment is a plus.

    Citizenship Requirements:

    Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

    As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

    About Us:

    Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

    Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.