Leidos Defense Group is currently seeking a Routing Network Engineer / Administrator in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The Network Engineer/Administrator manages the gateway, routers and switches for the AFINC program. Resolves network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators. Monitors data or voice system networks for various messages, alarms, or issues. Activates scripts as alarms occur or issues surface. Confirms accuracy of messages, alarms or issues and/or determines severity of problem, issue or alarm. Initiates resolution as appropriate. Troubleshoots problems using scripts and standard, routine procedures; escalates as appropriate. Researches issues to determine if problem may be resolved using predefined procedures. Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures. Identifies issues or problems and resolves as appropriate; escalates when necessary. Performs Tier 1-4 problem determination. Interfaces with users and/or network vendors. Designs, engineers and implements associated projects. Must be able to work swing or midnight shifts after 60 – 90 days training and mission ready acceptance on swing shift.
Develops LAN/WAN network designs to accommodate a data center migration
Demonstrated knowledge and hands on experience with LAN/WAN setup, TCP/IP protocol, routing/switching configurations and firewall technologies
Experience with network topologies including Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gbe VLAN, and SONET.
Experience implementing converged networks to include VoIP, VTC, and QoS methods.
Resolves network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators.
Monitors data or infrastructure system networks for various messages, alarms, or issues. Activates scripts as alarms occur or issues surface.
Confirms accuracy of messages, alarms or issues and/or determines severity of problem, issue or alarm.
Initiates resolution as appropriate for enterprise level routers and switches.
Troubleshoots problems using scripts and standard, routine procedures; escalates as appropriate.
Researches issues to determine if problem may be resolved using predefined procedures.
Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures.
Identifies issues or problems and resolves as appropriate; escalates when necessary.
Support on-call rotation schedule
Cross train capabilities with other team members
High school and 5-7 years of prior relevant experience
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Must have an active Secret Clearance
Must have Cisco CCNA Certification (Routing and Switching)
AND one of the following IAT certifications: Security+ CE, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP
Cisco CCNP Certification
Pay Range:Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00
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 47,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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