Leidos has an opening for a Network Support Engineer at Scott Air Force Base, IL.
Our customer, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA),provides, operates, and assures command and control of the Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to the warfighter, national leaders and other mission and coalition partners across the department of Defense (DoD) and national security organizations. Our Network Operations Center (NOC) team provides 24x7 global DoD information network (DoDIN) operations and incident management support.
•Overall network engineering support for a broad range of programs including planning, designing, programming and evaluating various components of the network.
•Providing specifications for network architecture, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance current capabilities, and performing needs assessments.
•Utilize systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional requirements in support of Defense Information Systems Network resources.
•Design and implement solutions to highly technical problems through testing, documentation, and modification of configuration data on network resources.
•Operate various types of telecommunications test equipment and bit error rate/cell test sets. (ACTERN / FIREBERD / DIGITAL LIGHTWAVE).
•Plan, design, and evaluate various components of the network, recommends and implements new technologies to enhance current and future network capabilities.
•Proactively manage and maintain all network assets. This may include intrusive troubleshooting of wide area networks, servers and routers, local area networks, and switches.
•May install or upgrade software and hardware.
•Provide engineering support and advanced technical operational support to the Defense Information Systems Network by installing and configuring network systems, diagnosing hardware / software faults, solving technical and applications problems, over the phone, in person, or logging into the device.
•Bachelor's degree and 2+ years overall related experience; additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
•Ability to obtain DoD 8570 certification at IAT level II, Security+ CE or equivalent.
•Network engineering, problem management, and performance management experience.
•Knowledge of implementing, administering, performing testing, and analyzing network systems.
•Understanding of basic telecommunications and information technology terms and technology.
•Strong written and verbal communications, team building and collaboration skills.
•Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
•Experience with network services (BGP, OSPF, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, WAN, VPN, VLAN, VRF, etc) and network appliances (e.g., routers, load balancers, domain name servers, firewalls).
•Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).
•DISA Request Fulfillment process and associate documents (TSRs, TSOs, completion reports) and circulars experience.
•Understanding of Department of Defense, its policies, and hierarchy.
•Understanding DISA organizational structure and how different elements (DITCO, etc.) contribute to fulfilling mission partner TSR requirements.
•Network certifications: Cisco Certifications (CCNA, CCNP, etc.), Microsoft certifications (MCSE, etc.), security certifications (Security + CE, CISSP, etc.)
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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