This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.
The selected candidate will provide network engineering support to the contract focusing on SIGINT systems interconnectivity. Primary responsibilities will include design, integration, test, operations, and maintenance of connecting networks. Engineers will need experience with switches, routers, encryption devices, copper and fiber connectivity and protocols to accomplish tasks. Knowledge of and experience with Cisco and Juniper devices is required, as is some knowledge of file storage applications in native and virtual environments. .
Active TS/SCI with polygraph
The candidate should have a Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field and four (4) or more years network engineering experience, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certification can substitute for 1 year experience. Candidates with hands on CISCO network engineering experience that do not have a BS degree will be considered on a case by case basis.
Must be willing to support operational systems after-hours and on a call-in basis.
Strong LINUX experience is required
Minimum of 3 years experience in network design or network security.
Minimum of 2 years experience in resolving complex network problems, and operating network analyzers, Wide Area Network (WAN) test equipment, and network simulators.
Minimum of 2 years experience in implementing Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, terminal servers, and Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers.
Minimum of 2 years experience performing network security architecture, design, and integration on UNIX, Windows, Linux, or other Operating System (OS) configurations.
Minimum of 2 years experience with modern LAN/WAN solutions including IP networking - MPLS, QOS, SONET/SDH optical solutions, and serial communications. Protocol support will include, but is not limited to TCP, UDP, DHCP, SSH, NTP, DNS, ARP, ICMP, SCP, and TFTP. Working Knowledge of dynamic routing protocols to include EIGRP, BGP, and more desired.
Minimum of 2 years experience with configuration, implementation and sustainment of Firewall and IP or Serial Encryption devices.Will also need to be able to implement and sustain security solutions for boundary protection using secure methods with knowledge of IPSEC, SSL VPN, Access Authentication Authorization (AAA) and Access Control List (ACL) implementation.
A proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team comprised of contractors and government customers is required.
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Network Administration and Ops
Defense & Intel