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Job #: R-00024777
Location: Lanham, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

  • The Network Engineer will support a DOJ MERLIN contract in day to day operations and monitoring of the network equipment availability and performance, respond to alerts and trouble tickets, and perform trouble shooting tasks. Key duties will include managing various components of the infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, appliance based specialty networking or system hardware, and configuration of alert management systems. Additional duties may involve project based work for the improvement of the client infrastructure or other elements of NMCC alert management, including integration of additional components, systems, or products into the managed device framework. Candidate will work as part of a team comprised of other Leidos employees, sub-contractors and client personnel.  Open communication with these team members is paramount to the ensure the client network achieves over a 99% availability.  Candidate must had an active Secret clearance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 4+ years’ experience managing a large enterprise network, including LAN and WAN technologies based on Cisco hardware and platforms.
  • CCNA or CCNP.
  • Expertise in networking concepts and equipment such as IPv4, VLANs, SPAN, VPNs, Trunking, Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, ONS Optical, Taclane encrypters, SolarWinds, and Firewalls. NX-OS, IOS, ASA, and Firepower.
  • Candidate must have the ability to work as part of an operations team and be able to support multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Candidate must have experience working in classified environment.

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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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