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Job #: R-00027911
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Job Summary

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Network Engineer, SME to support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Information Technology (IT) program.  The Army Corps of Engineers – Information Technology (ACE-IT) provides secure enterprise-wide IT and information management support services to more than 40,000 USACE end users located throughout the Continental U.S. (CONUS) and outside the Continental U.S. (OCONUS). ACE-IT is the enterprise IT service delivery team for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, supporting mission requirements using a site-specific support model aligned along the USACE Regional Business Centers.

Job Brief

ACE-IT provides direct on-site command and control, coordination, planning, and operations and maintenance support for routine and emergency IT services.

The Network Engineer, SME is a Virtual position. In this role, the selected candidate will:

  • Provide installations and support designing solutions for the current corporate WAN system within ACE-IT taking into account availability, scalability, security and manageability as appropriate
  • Support network engineering on a broad range of programs providing support for various business-critical networks
  • Support the full system engineering life-cycle including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, and implementation

Network Engineer, SME Responsibilities

Includes:

  • Assist senior network engineers with operations, maintenance and projects
  • Provide recommendations to Operations on what features to enable and how to use them
  • Provide Tier II and assist with Tier III support to Operations in support of  WAN service
  • Respond to problem (architecture and design level) tickets associated with WAN/LAN
  • Provide project-based engineering and on-going enhancement engineering support for WAN/IWAN, LAN, and WAN acceleration, coordinating with other SMEs or Senior Network Engineers
  • Develop WAN/IWAN/SDN system analysis and design documents for ACE-IT corporate WAN architecture, specific projects, assessment of business process and design artifacts provided by project, program or service support staff
  • Work with teams in designing, staging configuration, implementation and support as applicable
  • Experience with Multicast
  • Experience with Network Access Controls (NAC) 802.1x
  • Experience in Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for new technologies
  • Familiarity with DNS/DHCP, IPAM (BlueCat), load balancers (F5), WAN Optimization (Riverbed), and Authentication Systems (Clearpass), SSL VPN
  • Experience with enterprise network management tools such as HPNA, SolarWinds, Cisco Smartnet, LiveAction, Splunk, or similar technologies
  • VoIP implementation and Support

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college in an IT related field and 4 to 8 years of prior relevant experience
  • Must have at least one of the following current certifications to satisfy DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III:
    • CISSP
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security
    • CASP+ CE
  • Must have at least one of the following current network certifications: 
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
    • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
    • Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
  • Experience with CISCO Switching:  STP, RSTP, MST, LAN tuning / protection, VTP
  • Experience with WAN and VPN Solutions, GET-VPN/GDOI, MPLS, DMVPN Phase1/2/3, IPsec, IPsec/GRE, iWAN and Performance Routing
  • Experience with Riverbed WAN Acceleration, SSL
  • Experience with Network Hardware Design and Configuration, Network Troubleshooting, Network Performance Tuning
  • Experience with Cisco WAN/LAN technologies – VLANs, Spanning Tree, MPLS tagging
  • Knowledge of ITIL Change & Configuration Management
  • Work well under pressure with differing levels of Management
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and communications
  • Exposure to other network monitoring systems and IT Service Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DoD, Army and/or USACE customers
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to effectively translate and communicate complex technical information and risk to all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Experience with classified and unclassified networks
  • Customer Service Focused - deliver sustained high levels of customer satisfaction

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Leidos

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.

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