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Job #: R-00037717
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for the role of NOC (Network Operations Center) Engineer in 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).

LOCATION: This role will work out of the Hillsboro, OR customer site or may work 100% remote from any U.S. Based location.

CLEARANCE: You must hold an active DOD Secret clearance to support this role.

About the Network Operations Center Role...

Our NOC supports the 24x7x365 global operations of a diverse CONUS and OCONUS network supplying telecommunications and connectivity services to US Govt customers around the world. The NOC is the focal point for monitoring and managing the status of the Wide Area Network, receiving support calls for connectivity issues, performing incident management and service restoration activities using a suite of automation tools and working with long haul carriers. The NOC also provides proactive problem management and customer reporting. Service issues that cannot be resolved by the NOC Tier 1 and 2 support are escalated to internal Tier 3 support for advanced troubleshooting and resolution.  As Deputy NOC Manager, evaluate communication hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/MAN/CAN/WAN and other network-related problems, and provide technical expertise for performance and configuration of networks.  Supervise and oversee technical baseline configuration; Verify STIG/IAVA compliance.  Maintain all network-based systems.  Coordinate with all responsible users and sites.  Prepare and present systems-level reports as required.        

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide network engineering solutions and network system administration for all network hardware associated with the classified and unclassified ACE-IT networks.
  • Maintain an up to date configuration of all commercial software and hardware relevant to the management of the classified and unclassified ACE-IT networks.
  • Configure and maintain network management platforms. Evaluate, troubleshoot and analyze network events
  • Develop engineering, deployment and integration plans for new network systems.
  • Prepare and submit status reports, and technical briefs, as required, to senior management and customers.
  • Provide technical expertise at NOC meetings, as well as planning and scheduling meetings as required.
  • Participate in contract proposals, negotiations and modifications as required.
  • Develop, revise and update procedures.
  • Interface directly with customer on all networking efforts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Network Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, Firewalls, Personal Computers, Printers and Electronic Test Equipment.
  • May on occasion, install connecting cabling in office environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters’ Degree and Seven years’ experience or Bachelor’s Degree and ten years’ experience in IT or related field.  Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • This position requires DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification and corresponding Computing Environment certification as follows:  Must have at least one of the following:  Security +, GSEC, SCNP, or SSCP.  Also must have one of the following CE Certifications:  CCIE, CCNP or CCVP.
  • 10 or more years of practical experience managing a NOC and/or providing at least Senior Engineering level support in a large scale, complex, high performance network, is acceptable.  
  • Able to work rotating shift schedules which provide 24 hour day/7 day week coverage.
  • Skills should include: Cisco Network Equipment (Routers, Switches, and Firewalls), General Routing, Switch and Firewall Competencies, Load Balancing Experience and Knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Customer Service Focused - the ability to deliver sustained high performance and high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Analytical thinker, Metrics Driven
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to effectively translate and communicate complex technical information and risk to all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, excellent analytical ability
  • Team building, mentoring and coaching skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Work well under pressure with differing levels of Management
  • 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)


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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