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The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Computer Network Architect (Network Engineer) at Rock Island, IL. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to support the Product Leader (PdL) Unified Network Capabilities and Integration (UNCI) Sustainment Tactical Network (STN) Integrated Network Operations Center (INOC) Program. The Sustainment Tactical Network (STN) supports about 20,000 worldwide users accessing DoD sustainment/ Army Sustainment Information/Management Support Systems via approximately 3,700 VSATs located in CONUS / OCONUS using Ku, Ka or X bands. PdL UNCI efforts include all functions, processes, and operations to operate / maintain systems and the network from user devices (laptops, notebooks, etc) to the DoD network access points. Services provided: Help Desk, Security, COOP, Voice, data, and video services supported by the STN are determined by mission/user requirements and currently include:
24x7x365 Tier I - III Help Desk
Security /COMSEC / Cybersecurity
COOP Site Operations
Secure Internet Protocol (IP) Router Network (SIPRNET)
Non-Secure IP Router Network (NIPRNET)
Secure and Non-Secure Video Teleconferencing (VTC)
Microsoft domain email
Inherent in-network Managed Voice over IP (VoIP) Service
Secure and non-secure VoIP with Defense Switching Network (DSN) gateway access
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Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions.
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Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks.
Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning, including analysis of capacity needs for network infrastructures.
May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Project specific: Responsible for Installation, configuration, and support of an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), Agency Internet Network (AIN), Intranet and Internet and other data communications systems or a segment of a network system; maintains network hardware and software; monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability;
May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures; and will provide leadership/mentorship to junior & mid level network engineers.
Oversees network control center; provides support to projects that involve networks; performs a full range of complex network designs encompassing multiple technologies within a single network;
Evaluates new network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding the integration of these technologies into the existing network;
Plans new configurations for integration into the network, using knowledge of the performance characteristics of the systems being added to the network and the specifications for network interfaces to insure effective integration and optimal network performance;
Ensures that adequate and appropriate planning is provided for hardware and communications facilities to develop and implement methodologies for analysis, installation and support of voice communications systems
Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders.
The overarching INFOSEC and COMSEC security requirements for the Agency network add to the complexity of these positions.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
BS degree and 12 or more years of prior relevant experience; or a Masters with 10 or more years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Active DoD Secret security clearance.
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.
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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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