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Job #: TR-659090
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: No
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Position Summary: Senior Network Engineer to help shape decisions for our customer in the area of network security, network design, administration, and thought leadership becoming a trusted advisor.

This position requires a Network Engineer to assist with the change process and incident response process:

Change Process: Must be able to take requirements from a
customer and turn those requirements into a network design and solution. This
work may be done independently or as part of a team. Performs technical
planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk,
supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Candidate should
have experience with network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and
load balancer experience. Candidate should have experience designing and
architecture with these pieces, and will be expected to produce network
implementation and migration plans. Must be able to design, test and support
network enclaves in various stages of deployment. The position requires
candidate to be able to produce and review technical documentation.

Incident Response:
Troubleshoot network-related service issues including outages, anomalous
behavior, and slow response class of problems. Outages may be on critical systems
and candidates must be able to work methodically through these stressful events.

Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance.The work shift for this position is Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pmLeadGenLeadGenNE

This position requires:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree
  • 12+ years relevant work experience as a network engineer with a telecommunications equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center
  • Professional level understanding of common network security controls, especially firewalls and intrusion prevention systems.
  • Hands-on experience and support with Remedy.
  • Support 24/7/365 network and service monitoring activities
  • Work closely with the SOC and Service Desk to provide incident and problem management, escalating identified issues for other services to service owners as appropriate;
  • Perform routine system maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, reporting, incident and problem management, and escalation as required
  • Develop, maintain, and implement SOPs and other documentation.
  • Hands-on experience with at least one of the following firewall platforms: Fortinet, Stongate, Cyberguard, Cisco ASA, or Palo Alto
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with GRE and IPSec.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco SSL-VPN technologies
  • Hands-on experience with F5 load balancers is preferred
  • Experience performing technical planning, system integration, Verification and validation, Cost and Risk, Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total system
  • Experience as senior level network engineer to help shape decisions for a customer or management in the area of network design and administration
  • Experience in traffic flow analysis, network management, network topology design, security performance and fault tolerant architecture
  • Experience configuring network equipment and services
  • Experience producing network implementation and migration plans
  • Design, Test and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment
  • Must be able to produce and review technical documentation
  • Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience with the following cisco routing switching platforms: 6500 series, nexus 7k, 5k, and 2k
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with TCP-IP as well IP routing protocols especially OSPF, EIGRP, and GBP
  • Professional level understanding and hands-on working knowledge of Cisco IOS
  • Experience configuring and Monitoring LAN/WAN equipment, Including routers and switches
  • Hands-on experience with netScout
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco VSS Technology
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco / Tandberg VTC infrastructure equipment
  • Hands-on experience with Linux, BSD, or AIX Systems
  • Hands-on experience developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, TCL, Expect)
  • Good understanding of network and server virtualization
  • Professional level understanding of mobile device management framework such as AirWatch
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Audit and assess network enclaves against customer service requirements and best practices
  • Formulate network management strategies
  • Experience providing recommendation to optimize Network Operation and Performance

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Network Administration and Ops


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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