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Job #: R-00015574
Location: Fort Meade, MD
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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Description

Job Requisition:

Network Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Network Engineer at Ft. Meade, MD.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is a dynamic role where you will be responsible for supporting systems engineering, integration, test, and deployment activities for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on the Cross Domain Enterprise Solutions (CDES) team. Additionally, you will provide technical analysis for a wide variety of systems engineering and integration activities, execute moderate complexity studies to evaluate products for compliance with requirements and applicable standards, define preliminary processes to solve complex engineering issues, and work heavily in a team environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Coordinate with mission partners and customers to for the installation of circuits at datacenters both CONUS and OCONUS.
•Evaluate security compliance of the production network equipment, utilizing DoD security analysis techniques including the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management process and applying appropriate Security Technical Implementation Guides for relevant components.
•Conduct performance analysis and technology maturity assessments of emerging technologies through application review and load testing.
•Understand and provide insight on system and application performance through the analysis of recorded system utilization and network traffic during test events.
•Assist in the team with systems integration, test, and deployment of cross domain solutions and related technologies on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and VMware ESX Platforms as necessary. 
•Deploy hardware, and provide network configuration for a variety of hardware categories (workstations, servers, network switches, storage arrays, and network load balancing devices). 
•Troubleshoot the operation of these components and resolve existing or potential issues to ensure optimum operation of the environment.  
•Develop highly detailed diagrams of all production enclaves.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•BS and 8+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
•Current DoD 8570 IAT Level I or higher certification required.
•Hands on network integration and installation experience.
•Hands-on mid to senior level experience with Cisco and F5 network equipment.
•Ability to create and maintain network diagrams in MS Visio.
•Ability to coordinate with customers and mission partners to order circuit installation.
•Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate by phone, email, and in person with all levels.
•Experience with creating technical documentation.
•Proven technical troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
•Ability/desire to work in a highly dynamic and challenging environment.
•Must have an active Secret clearance and be eligible to obtain a Top Secret.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
•CISSP, CCNA, CEH, or higher are the preferred certifications.  
•Experience with RedHat / Linux / VMware (install, configure, maintain and administer).
•Advanced Linux experience including 2+ years maintaining, troubleshooting and performing performance analysis and tuning.


External Referral Eligible
 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

1000

Defense

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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