More About the Role:
Leidos is seeking a Network Engineer to support related efforts for SMIT, the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT), Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, the Leidos team will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. The successful candidate will support network engineering for voice, video, and data communications (such as BAN/LAN/WLAN/WAN, cross-domain solutions, communications security, and piers connectivity) in the NMCI network.
What You'll Get to Do:
The BAN and WLAN Systems Engineer will proactively contribute to the analysis of system requirements, planning, architectural design, system verification testing, and ongoing technical oversight to NMCI transport systems.
Other duties include:
•Serve as a technical expert for vendor solutions.
•Perform research, development and analysis, and validation testing of vendor solutions to ensure effective design and application in the production environment.
•Collaborate with system Domain Architects to define system requirements and recommend hardware selections based on cost and capability analysis.
•Provide technical knowledge transfer to operational teams as part of the planning of upgrades, replacement, configuration, and maintenance of networking/transport projects.
•Engineer solutions that provide secure, effective, and efficient operations of systems, architecture, and topology for transport.
•Participate in new and existing IT modernization, expansion, and improvement projects related to transport for the NMCI and MCEN networks.
•Collaborate with technical experts to synthesize solutions related to transport.
•Lead analysis, review, and validation with customers, stakeholders, and team members for NMCI projects and changes related to transport.
•Significant collaboration and coordination with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other engineering disciplines.
•Comply with ITSM processes and procedures, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) governance, and Cybersecurity requirements within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•Support development and maintenance of engineering processes, checklists, and procedures for transport.
•Mentor and review the work of junior team members.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Typically requires B.S. Degree and 8–12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6–10 years of prior relevant experience (in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university).
•Eight (8) or more years’ experience on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess an active Secret clearance to start the program.
•Security+ or other applicable certification to meet DoD 8570 requirements for IAT-2.
•General Technical knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: BAN/LAN/WLAN/WAN, cross domain solutions, communications security, and piers connectivity.
•In-depth knowledge of Cisco, Aruba, Tellabs, Ruckus (Brocade), Cisco DNA-C network hardware/platforms.
•Experience working in large information technology enterprise environments designing/architecting networks.
•Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues.
•Strong analytical, communication and troubleshooting skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team.
•Ability to multi-task, self-assign work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
•Travel may be required.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Experience working on DoD programs, specifically Navy programs
-ITIL v3/v4 Foundation.
Pay Range:Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00
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.
Original Posting Date:11/28/2023
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. 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, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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