The National Solutions Group at Leidos is seeking a Tier III Operations and Maintenance (O&M) engineer to support various WAN and LAN networks, in providing network upgrades and config support to the architecture team; act as subject matter expert in WAN and LAN technologies and vendors; support intra- and inter- net and other data communications systems or segments of networked system; and by Providing tiered support for the network operations centers (NOC).
May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures
Participate in evaluation of new network technologies and makes recommendations to network architecture team regarding the integration of these technologies into the existing network. Ensures that plans for hardware and communications are adequate. Develops and implements methodologies for analysis, testing, and support of LAN and WAN networks
Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components
Support operations and maintain activities and administer networks including hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations
Monitor the performance of systems and networks
Support routine network startup and shutdown procedures and maintain control records
Configure, and test hardware, networking software and operating system software
Prepare technical proposals for presentation to the engineering review boards for adding new technologies to the network
Perform a full range of upgrades in accordance with existing network architecture
Review user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to assess impact on network performance and provide advice and guidance on the most practical technical approach to meeting user requirements
Perform long term O&M activities to include tier 3 troubleshooting and problem resolution
Utilize complex network analysis tools to identify and correct problems in the network while maintaining logs and records associated with reported problems or situations
Prepare troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels
Provide fault management for the network and supports performance management functions
Respond, isolate, and resolve network troubles. Monitor alarms and alerts to identify network elements causing network degradation or failure
Execute reporting functions and data input associated with network management
Monitor security posture of the network, report suspected violations to designated authority
Coordinate with configuration management and implementation teams
Perform operator-level maintenance on components for network management systems
Analyze network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommend procurement, removals, and modifications to network components
Optimize network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions, and cutovers of network components and capabilities
Coordinate requirements with users and suppliers
Organize and direct network installations on site surveys
Assess and document current site network configuration and user requirements
Maintain operating systems, communications, data base packages, compilers, assemblers, and utility programs
Apply software, hardware, and standards information technology skills in the analysis, specification, development, integration, and acquisition of open systems for Information Management (IM) applications
Ensure these systems and applications are compliant with standards for open systems architectures, reference models, and profiles of standards - such as the IEEE Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of IM solutions on the application platform, across the application program interface (API), and the external environment/software application
Evaluate and recommend COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions.
Requires a Security + certification
Educational and Years Experience:
BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience OR Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
HS degree with 16 years of experience
Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00
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 45,000 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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