The NGEN-NMCI program at Leidos currently has an opening for a WAN Communications Network Engineer Mid position.
This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the NGEN mission.
NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport portion of NGEN-R, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport.
Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. The Position involves extensive knowledge of network communications, architecture, security controls and configuration.
Use your engineer- and design-level understanding of enterprise networking architectures, management, and troubleshooting, as well as the capacity to follow detailed installation and configuration management policies and procedures.
Your ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced and mission-focused environment is necessary for success.
The work locations for these roles will likely be in the following locations:
Pearl Harbor, HI
San Diego, CA
PRIMARY FOCUS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work as a WAN Communications Network Engineer on a team responsible for design, development, integration, and troubleshooting of current and future NGEN-R network architectures
- Define NGEN-R configuration baselines and versioning; initiate and conduct studies that examine upgrades and changes to the NGEN-R system and communications infrastructure
- Provide network engineering knowledge and skills to support everyday network operations, integration/installation and test and evaluation activities
- Perform detailed maintenance and troubleshooting using a thorough grasp of network architecture, networking hardware, protocols and routing and switching
- Support network design reviews mainly focused on cybersecurity requirements and security controls
- Coordinate network upgrades and maintenance activities with NGEN-R build and installation plans
- Perform daily monitoring (health and status) of system nodes
- Bachelor's degree preferred in STEM or relevant field, or comparable experience with 4+ years of overall related experience.
- Additional years of related work experience may be substituted for a degree at the Hiring Manager's discretion
- Ability to travel up to 25% including OCONUS potential travel
- Currently possess an active Secret clearance and ability to attain a TS
- Minimum of IAT Level II Certification and Vendor Certification: Comp TIA Security+, Cisco, Juniper, or Aruba Associate level certification
- Scheduled to work or be called in to work during outside of normal business hours to meet customer mission support requirements
- Experience with network vendors’ devices including Cisco IOS, Juniper OS, Aruba Wireless, Commscope/Ruckus/Brocade, F5 Networks, Bluecoat Proxy, Firewalls (Juniper, McAfee, Cisco, Palo Alto)
- 4+ years’ experience in design, maintenance, and operation of small to medium sized networks
- 4+ years’ experience with military networks, CISCO routing and switching, and network troubleshooting
- 4+ years’ experience MPLS, Carrier Supporting Carrier, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, VOIP, and Multicast protocols
- 4+ years’ experience with Cisco Switching/Routing product lines
- Strong understanding and in-depth knowledge of IP network/subnet addressing
- Hands-on experience diagnosing network related issues
- Ability to work independently to resolve technical issues in a dynamic environment
- Previous work experience providing support to the NGEN-NMCI program is highly desired.
- 6-8 years of WAN Engineering experience
- Juniper/McAfee/Cisco/Palo Alto Firewall experience preferred
- Experience with Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) identity management
- Professional Level vendor certifications
- Experience with Element Management Systems; HP/Microfocus NNM/NA, Cisco Prime, and CiscoWorks, Juniper Space, Aruba Clearpass
- Relevant US Military/DoD WAN/Networking experience
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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