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Job #: R-00023854
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Network Engineering Manager to manage and direct network architecture, design, and Tier 3 support services for a U.S. Government organization with a broad geographical footprint and complex service delivery requirements. 

The successful candidate will bring significant experience in network design, engineering, and administration.
This position is based in Martinsburg, WV. Must be U.S. citizen and possess an active Secret clearance.

Responsibilities include:
•    Manage and direct network architecture, design, and Tier 3 support services to meet all specified service levels for all data, voice, video, and wireless services delivered across the WAN/LANs to all customer locations
•    Plan and oversee network service strategy and design activities; coordinate with operations for network service transition; and support root cause analysis
•    Plan, design, engineer, and test new solutions that facilitate software-defined networking (including provisioning, configuration, management, testing) and orchestration to reduce costs and provide improvements in performance, availability, and security
•    Ensure that the network engineering team possesses and maintains awareness of and expertise in current and future network tools and technologies from prominent vendors
•    Coordinate with the network operations team on network testing/ upgrades/ enhancements and escalated incidents
•    Specify and test network equipment and software
•    Lead the migration of the enterprise network from IPv4 to IPv6
•    Manage/ integrate the services of subcontractors and vendors
•    Supervise employees including hiring, training, assignments, assessments, counseling, and discipline/ termination.
•    Support program reviews and briefings; identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks.

Basic Qualifications
•    8+ years’ experience in network design and operations
•    3+ years of experience supervising or leading network engineering teams
•    Experience supporting a classified network
•    Experience delivering major enhancements and upgrades to large, complex enterprise networks comprising hundreds of sites
•    Experience configuring/maintaining routers/switches/firewalls
•    Experience in cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data.
•    Experience configuring and operating network monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, OpenNMS, and PRTG
•    Experience in automatic network asset and topology discovery 
•    Working knowledge of defense-in-depth principles, network/HW/SW security architecture, network topology, IT device integrity, and common security elements
•    Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and best practices
•    Experienced and adept at developing and maintaining technical documents, analyses, and reports.
•    Experience presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
•    DoD 8570 IAT/IAM III Certifications such as CAP, CASP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GCED, GCIH, or GSLC
•    Extensive experience with DoD SBU and classified networks
•    Experience with software-defined networking
•    ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation certification
•    One or more ITIL v3 Intermediate certifications, preferably including Service Strategy and Service Design
•    Experience designing and managing voice, video, and wireless services
•    Experience evaluating, implementing and supporting network security monitoring tools
•    Experience with enterprises that span Windows, LINUX and cloud technologies
•    Networking certifications such as CCIE, CCNP, Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching-Professional
•    Working knowledge of NIST SP 800-37

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

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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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