The Defense Group at Leidos is looking for experienced, energetic Network Operations Engineers who would like a challenge to support our team on the AF DCGS EPS program. The ideal candidate will have experience being responsible for network infrastructure administration, including the design, installation, operation, application of security policies, incident review and remediation, vulnerability scanning, and the documentation of physical and logical topographies. The candidate will be required to make recommendations to improve network reliability and performance, coordinate system requirements, review vulnerability alerts and perform scanning, and document network procedures and diagrams.
This position could be located near Langley AFB or Robins AFB. Please apply if you are interested in either location.
The AF DCGS EPS program provides sustainment engineering, sustainment planning, integrated Operations and Maintenance (O&M), cyber support, Enterprise Service Support, cloud application migration assessment, and maintenance documentation services for the integrated sustainment of the Air Force (AF) DCGS.
Plan, support and evaluate existing network systems and make recommendations for resources required to maintain and/or expand service levels.
Provide technical assistance in network planning, engineering and architecture.
Provide and develop technical standards and interface applications; identifies and evaluates new products; provide solutions for network problems.
Interface with internal/external customers and vendors to determine system needs.
Plan and incorporate new network resources and applications will exist on the network.
Provide monthly metrics for network availability and bandwidth usage as well as other metrics as requested.
Responsible for network capacity planning. Use network management tools to discover, map and maintain the network. Responsible for network equipment OS and version upgrades.
Responsible for conducting research of new technologies and implementation strategies.
Monitor and maintain network interfaces to ensure its highest level of performance and makes modifications and enhancements as needed.
Responsible for documenting procedures and keeping network diagrams and related material up to date. Handle escalated user problems, questions, and request on network issues.
Define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Current IAT Level II certification.
Must be a US Citizen and have a minimum of an active Top Secret Security clearance with SCI eligibility.
Current IAT Level III certification
Current CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification
Pay Range:Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00
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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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