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Job #: R-00099170
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Network Engineer Level 2. This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs network services from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks.
  • Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents.
  • Performs general LAN/CAN/WAN administration.
  • Schedules conversions and cutovers.
  • Coordinates with all responsible users and sites to resolve network or system incidents.
  • Translates business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, CAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders. Performs engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives in support of strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures.
  • Performs engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives in support of strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement of design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures.
  • Assists telecommunications end users, telecommunications operations personnel, and telecommunications strategic program management with network interfaces.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS SCI w/Poly, and the ability and willingness to maintain this clearance or upgrade as necessary while holding this position.
  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or a related discipline from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support and training commensurate with network engineering curriculum.
  • In lieu of a Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline and an additional two (2) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support for a total of eight (8) years.
  • In lieu of a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree an additional six (6) years experience providing Network Engineering support and a Certification in an industry standard (Arista Configuration Essentials, Cisco Certified Network Associate, or Juniper Certification Tracks (Automation & DevOps, Cloud, Data Center, Design, Enterprise Routing and Switching, Junos Security, Service Provider Routing and Switching)) may be substituted for a total of 12 years.
  • Certifications: An Information Assurance Technical (IAT) level II baseline certification as defined by DoD 8570.01-M is required.
  • Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management.
  • Conduct data captures to obtain network performance information.
  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through design analysis and network performance monitoring tools.
  • Provide input to the design of the organization's network and mission architecture.
  • Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies.
  • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components
  • Gather needed data to specify system/component performance and interface requirements
  • Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, Traffic Shaping Voice over IP (VoIP), GRE Tunneling, IP Security (IPSec), IP Encryption, Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate.
  • Configure and maintain organization’s network diagrams and accreditations.
  • Oversee the support to all network equipment.
  • Develop designs of the organization’s network and mission architecture to meet new partner requirements.
  • Manage assigned tasks and provide guidance to Jr. Network Engineers.
  • Integrate hardware and software to satisfy ISO 9000 requirements and other DoD/IC regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Domain specific experience in the applicable customer mission space is highly desired.

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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.

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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