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Job #: R-00089351
Location: Lorton, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

    Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

    Leidos is looking for a Senior Juniper Network Engineer on the ESA V program, in Lorton, VA.  ESA V is an IT applications and infrastructure services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice (DOJ).  The program provides a range of IT services, including software application support, enterprise infrastructure support, service desk, ITSM, deskside support, workstation engineering and maintenance, telecommunications and mobility engineering services, managed print services, Active Directory services, and video conferencing. This customer unit is responsible for providing field communications support to their field agents, officers, and investigators worldwide. This position will provide expert level network engineering support to manage and maintain the equipment, networks and web applications that support the field communications systems deployed by our customer. 

    Location: Onsite at customer site in Lorton, VA

    Schedule: Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm.

    The candidate will be subject matter expert skilled in Juniper SRX-series branch routers, Juniper EX-series switches, Cisco Firepower ASA firewalls, AnyConnect VPN clients, TrippLite serial consoles, Ethernet & TDMA delivered Private IP & Internet circuits, Private APN cellular networks, Network Time Protocol (NTP).  Extensive experience in the implementation of information security (IS) best practices & performance of work in accordance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) to ensure that systems can maintain accreditation.

    This position requires working independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.  The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate and will focus on making sure that the customer’s needs are met quickly and effectively.  He or she will be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision.  Excellent communication skills are required to effectively interface with customers to understand requirements, issues, and mission needs, and then to be able to translate them into actions. 

    Responsibilities include:

    • Learn a new Government system and become the single Subject Matter Expert for all systems issues.
    • Independently provide network engineering operations and maintenance (O&M) support for a mission-critical government system; support the system as the SME on the team, requiring broad and deep knowledge across the applicable technologies
      • Juniper SRX-series security devices, certified at the JNCIP-SEC or JNCIE-SEC levels; ensure configurations consistent with industry best practices & FISMA; implement defense-in-depth methodology by using appropriate firewall rules, security policies and other IS-consistent configurations; monitor pre-shared key (PSK) and AutoVPN virtual private network (VPN) links; implement high availability (HA) configurations as needed
      • Juniper EX-series switches using 1Gbps & 10Gbps backplanes; implement connectivity with Juniper & other vendor technologies using copper & fiber; implement high availability (HA) as needed
      • Cisco Firepower ASA firewalls using AnyConnect for client VPN access; implement high availability (HA) as needed; ensure connectivity to backend authentication services; ensure secure configuration for remote network & network resource access
    • Design & maintain out-of-band (OOB) management network using TrippLite serial consoles, iDRAC and other technologies to ensure secure & available management of network devices
    • Working with customer personnel, contractors, vendors to participate in design & specification of Private IP (PIP) and Internet circuits to support systems
    • Ensure high availability of Network Time Protocol (NTP) across all networks to ensure consistent & accurate time is available to all servers & network devices.
    • Work within configuration management process to ensure consistent & secure modifications to equipment configurations
    • Develop and maintain technical documentation and diagrams related to the field communications systems equipment & networks

    If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years of experience or a Masters degree with 10+ years experience. High school diploma with 4+ years experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • Candidate selected will be subject to a Government Public Trust security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to the customer’s information. Current clearance is not required, but selected individual cannot start the assignment until the required security clearance is granted by the customer. 
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Subject Matter Expert on Juniper network infrastructure
    • Extensive experience in  providing O&M support to complex, mission-critical systems
    • Extensive experience on designing, implementing and configuring network infrastructure
    • Extensive Experience working independently and collaboratively to  troubleshoot and correct operational issues
    • Working  closely with customers and users to troubleshoot and resolve complex user issues
    • Ability to brief customer to include senior management
    • Extensive experience configuring, designing, implementing and troubleshooting with following technologies:
      • Juniper SRX-series branch routers
      • Juniper EX-series switches
      • Cisco Firepower ASA firewalls
      • AnyConnect VPN clients
      • TrippLite serial consoles
      • Ethernet & TDMA delivered Private IP & Internet circuits
      • Private APN cellular networks
      • Network Time Protocol (NTP)
      • Information security (IS) best practices & Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), and accreditation
      • Configuration management process
    • Establish goals and project plan objectives
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and work well with team members and customers

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Security Engineering Experience
    • Participated in ATO process
    • Business Analysis/Requirements Development Experience
    • Technical Writing and Documentation Experience
    • Government contracting experience, particularly with the DOJ
    • DOJ Clearance

    Program Specific Salary Range: $150K to $165K

    Pay Range:

    Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Covid Guidance for the US

    In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

    About Leidos

    Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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    Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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