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Job #: R-00024941
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:


Performs network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks; Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents; Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a software engineering environment; Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of and/or modifications to network components.


Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline and ten (10) years of experience as a Network Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, four (4) additional years of experience in Network Engineering disciplines with a high school diploma. Certification in routing such as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or higher. Shall have "Security+" related certification. CWIP Yrs Experience: IAT 3+ Recommended CWIP Level: IAT 2

The Level 2 Network Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Execute test plans of module, unit, subsystem, and systems.
  • Install and configure new network and telecommunications systems hardware and software.
  • Determine compliance and accreditation of network and telecommunications systems.
  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain VoIP phone systems, including phone units, voicemail, and call manager systems.
  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Plain Old Telephone (POTs) phone systems, including phone units, voicemail, switches, infrastructure and related telecommunications trunk circuits.
  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Video Teleconference (VTC) systems and video recording/viewing/distribution systems.
  • Apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Monitor network and telecommunications system performance and respond to anomalies and issues according to documented procedures.
  • Build, test, deploy, and ship network and telecommunications systems.
  • Assist with network and telecommunications activities being executed by higher level Network Engineers
  • Identify and document workaround solutions for network and telecommunications systems incidents.
  • Identify, design, test, deploy, and document solutions for network and telecommunications problems.
  • Design, test, verify, and document network system backup methods and procedures.
  • Design, build, integrate, test, document and deploy network and telecommunications systems for deployment
  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) TDMA IP-based satellite systems.
  • Conduct Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) session performance analysis and problem isolation.
  • Assess, evaluate, test, and apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes; verify and document methods and procedures to apply them.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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