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Job #: R-00016247
Location: Vaihingen
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


Job Requisition:

Network Support Engineer

Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your career in EUCOM in a mission focused environment? Leidos Defense Group has established and upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense on a newly awarded contract. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement EUCOM's mission objectives.

Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Network Engineer (NE).  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, EUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to travel OCONUS. 

In this role, you will be responsible for:

Engineering, planning, installing, troubleshooting and executing changes to highly available network infrastructure with minimal impact to 24x7 operations.
Demonstrating extensive experience and technical knowledge both Enterprise and Data Center network. 
Performing hands-on technical work and providing technical expertise and leadership for enterprise network infrastructure at customer site.
Working in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. 
Demonstrating experience in interfacing with both internal and external executive leadership.
Communicating clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.
Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills due to continual interaction with managers, clients, and users with varying technical backgrounds in a fast-paced work environment.
Working with a team of network engineers, system administrators and voice engineers in support of a geographically dispersed regional network. 
Ensuring the maintenance of all networks, consisting of primarily Cisco routers and switches, with support for other vendors (e.g. KLAS, DTech, etc.) products. 
Maintaining all layer 3 routing and layer 2 switching and The SRNE will be involved with the design of complex routing and switching schemes to support Control Cryptographic HAIPE devices.
Performing site surveys, configuration and engineering, installation planning and documentation services for the customer as they relate to network services. 
Analyzing network protocols, routing standards and procedures, traffic patterns and data flow, and providing equipment implementation and upgrade recommendations. 
Providing project support services for infrastructure, ADP systems, and Network/Server Support Facility enhancement.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

Must hold and maintain an active Secret
CCNP Routing and Switching Certification
DOD 8570 IAT III compliance
Must be willing/able to work OCONUS for minimum of one year
BA/BS + 5 years of experience supporting complex networks and network Infrastructure
3 + years of experience supporting geographically dispersed networks in a NOC type setting.
5 or more years’ experience in management of projects/tasks similar in scope and requirements to current program
Detail oriented and organized; able to understand network evaluation criteria and be exact in assessments 
Must be able to effectively interact with staff from other sections on complex client/server problems
The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the following components: Cisco Unified Call Manager, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances, IPSEC VPNs (including those utilizing Next-Generation Encryption), ViaSat and General Dynamics HAIPE Inline Network Encryptors, Multicast distribution and delivery, Layer 2 and 3 QoS mechanisms, Riverbed Steelhead Appliances, and BlueCoat Proxy Appliances.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

CCIE (Routing and Switching) Certification
CISSP Certification (or equivalent IAT Level III certification)
ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
Experience supporting EUCOM 


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



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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