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Job #: R-00012892
Location: Ashburn, VA
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: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

Network Engineer

Job Description:

Network Administration & Operations AFSS Program
43881 Devin Shafron Drive, Ashburn VA 20147

The Network Engineer position for the Leidos Flight Service (AFSS) Program is responsible for the management, configuration, maintenance and support of all Production and LAB network Switches, Routers, Firewalls, and Intrusion Detection equipment installed in the Leidos Flight Service HUB facilities located in Ft Worth TX and Ashburn, VA in support of the 24x7x365 Flight Service operational facilities.  The AFSS NetCom Team provides support to 80+ software developers as new software deployments are implemented every eight weeks and the AFSS engineering community plans and deploys new hardware.      
Support level duties include monitoring, installation, modification, testing and servicing of network equipment across the various platforms/computers rooms and LAB environments.

Senior Network Engineers requires expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts in support of the Flight Service installed architecture.  Senior Network Engineers work independently and within the NetCom Team structure and are considered Subject Matter Experts for all network devices. 


•    Provide management and installation support to installed Network equipment
o    Cisco 4507, 3850, 2110 FW, 2130 FW, ASR1002, 2911, 4331
o    F5 Big IP systems
o    Juniper Firewalls
o    IDS systems
•    Support System Owners in operational system problem resolution
•    Support AT&T/Verizon ISP Services to Production Operations  
•    Support Certificate and Domain Name installation and renewals
•    Propose, configure, and implement Network configurations within a Change Controlled process
•    Provide implementation planning and support to Hardware Engineers
•    Process identified changes through the Change Control Board for implementation
•    Responsible for entire projects or processes spanning multiple technical areas. Manages large projects or processes with moderate impact on the achievement of sub-family results. 
•    Develop solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact multiple areas or disciplines. Regularly employs ingenuity and creativity to develop new technical solutions and systems in order to achieve functional objectives. 

Required Skills:      

 CISCO Router, Firewall, Switch maintenance and configuration support
            Solid Network Design and Implementation Job History 
            Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Desired Skills:        

 5+ Years of solid diverse Network support to enterprise networks.
            F5 Big IP maintenance and Support
            IDS and ISP service and support 

Required Certifications:    

Must have current CISCO CCNA Certification at a minimum
Education:    Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Deliverables:        Weekly Status Reports

Work Schedule:       

 Generally M-F, 8 Hour Shift, 40 Hours per week
            Flexible work schedules are available
            Occasional Telecommuting acceptable, primarily on premise support  


 Be able to support emergency & off Hours Support
            Critical Maintenance Window (Scheduled) 10:00pm to 6:00am, M-Th
            Critical Maintenance Window (Emergency) 24 x 7, M- S


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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