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Leidos is seeking a Network Engineer with strong expertise in firewalls and load balancers to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team at Ft. Meade.
The DES program supports a highly demanding mission and requires support to provide expert technical and professional management support to DISA enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. You will be working in support of a large and complex IT discovery, design, and migration effort towards a Single Service Provider model for the Department of Defense. This role will support the discovery analysis and design activities required to migrate common IT services from multiple large-scale DoD agencies into DoDNet. Leidos needs the best talent in the industry to accommodate the size, scope, and complexity of this effort. A successful candidate will be technically well-rounded, producing quality work with special attention to the right details.
•Must hold an active Secret security clearance. (US Citizenship required)
•Perform initial discovery efforts, defining data collection requirements based on inputs needed to develop a successful migration plan
•Utilize advanced data analysis techniques and benchmarks to define the future state migration plan, and the pre-migration activities necessary to close gaps
•Forecast backend infrastructure needs resulting from the migration of over 20 agencies into a single architecture
•Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies.
•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.
•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.
•Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
•Must have an active DoD IAT Level II (Security+ ) certification or equivalent prior to start.
•Proficiency with enterprise-class firewall technologies, proxies, load balancers, and other IP/transport specific management tools (EMS) and general practices. Expertise in IP technologies, i.e. Networking architectures and methodologies.
•This position requires extensive writing and the selected candidate MUST have superb writing skills.
•Consulting firm experience.
•Expert Knowledge of IP principles.
•Proficiency in at least one of the following tools: SolarWinds or Junos Space.
External Referral Eligible
Pay Range:Pay Range $105,300.00 - $162,000.00 - $218,700.00
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.
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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