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Job #: R-00091340
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The National Airspace Systems Integration Support (NISC) program at Leidos is seeking a Network Engineer to provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) located in Washington DC.

To meet the FAA’s IT objectives, the Network Engineer will:

  • Analyze and assess equipment and performance degradation, to include packet analysis, determination of hardware, software, networking and/or other technical changes necessary to verify restoration of service and meet operational requirements.
  • Troubleshoot network problems, identifying probable cause, taking corrective action, updating documentation and making written recommendations to prevent problems from recurring.
  • Continuously monitor SolarWinds or other IT monitoring and management tools and proactively making recommendations to improve performance while resolving and/or preventing potential problems.
  • Verify posture of the local area network (C3LAN) and all determining if all equipment on it adheres to OMB A-130, FISMA, and NIST 800 series along with other Federal mandates.
  • Be responsive to the Network Program Manager providing recommendations and exploring options to improve the network performance and overall security.
  • Support research and development, as well as, feasibility studies for future network buildouts, usage, and maintenance in a test environment for potential LAN use and application operations.
  • Be available for potential on-call; after duty hours
  • Program, troubleshoot, implement and maintain the fixed and deployable network systems to include but not limited to:
  • Juniper EX Series Switches or comparable technology
  • Juniper QFX Series, M Series, MX Series Routers or comparable technology
  • Juniper QFX Series, M Series, MX Series Routers or comparable technology
  • JUNOS Security
  • Coordinate the engineering tools (Junos Space, Juniper Engineering Team and Management platform) necessary to perform a wide variety of activities
  • Provide a bridge between C3LAN and the Juniper Networks (Direct Reach back)
  • Assist and focus on network troubleshooting and operations support with network issue
  • Analyze and complete required network configurations
  • Assist with network inventory tracking and management to support the network
  • Test Juniper Networks product features/or comparable technology and functionality
  • Provide regular updates on work in progress and current issues
  • Troubleshoot the network and supporting operations
  • Develop network and equipment operating procedures
  • Evaluate technical specifications for interoperability
  • Assist in the ongoing definition of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the network and services
  • Interface with the C3LAN network group
  • Interface with the Security Engineering Branch to ensure that all Information Assurance concerns are validated
  • Support the designated topology of the network to share and transfer knowledge
  • Troubleshoot Internet Protocol (IP) based radio circuit distribution and multi path connectivity systems
  • Operate and use the following test equipment in the troubleshooting and maintenance of IP based system and devices to include but not limited to; Multi-meter, RS-232/Cat-5 testers, RS-232/Cat-5 testers, Network service software, and fiber continuity tester
  • Provide network assistance to the Communications Support Team in preparation for deployments of the Emergency Response Vehicle
  • Support C3 LAN Team during Continuity of Operations (COOP) activities
  • Provide Juniper and Cisco technical support to the C3 LAN team within the scope statement in accordance with direction from the ETO or C3 LAN Program Manager​

Network Engineer Qualifications:

  • Typically requires BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience with Cisco Routers, Switches, ancillary network gear.
  • Juniper (JUNOS) experience would be beneficial, but not required.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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.


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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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