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Job #: R-00044221
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Network Engineer to provide cradle to grave support to a mission critical project. The selected candidate will maintain the network hardware and software as well as monitor the network to ensure network availability to all system users; and perform the necessary maintenance to support network availability.  Tasks may include: participate in the development of new network designs, assess network management architecture, document the architecture, develop test plans, and conduct the testing effort.   The candidate will be responsible for installations, upgrades, support and problem resolution for mainly Linux based operating system

Must be dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. Must have the aptitude and attitude to tackle unsolved technical challenges.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of X.509 Certificates, secure socket layer (SSL)
  • Implementation of commercial & Type 1 encryption
  • Programming, configuring, and troubleshooting networks
  • Remote network and server administration
  • Implementing Virtual private network (VPN)
  • Routing and WAN connectivity
  • Unix (Linux, Solaris) Administration
  • Perl/Shell script
  • Java Script, Linux Shell Script
  • IP-related services: TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol), UDP (User Datagram Protocol), ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol), PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol), SLIP (Serial Line Internet protocol)
  • Routing Services: DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), ARP (Address Resolution Protocol), RARP, CISCO
  • Application Services: HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol), FTP (File Transfer Protocol), NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol), SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
  • Connection Services: SOP, RMI, RPC (Remote Procedure Call).
  • Implements network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions and cutovers of network components and capabilities.
  • Assesses and documents current site network configuration and user requirements.
  • Modifies existing software to ensure efficiency and integrity between systems and applications.
  • Evaluates and recommends COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions
  • Travel required within WMA, and may be required Conus/Oconus locations to install, O&M, troubleshoot
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar field and 12+ years of experience; additional experience in lieu of degree.
  • 6+ years of Network Engineering experience;
  • 2+ years’ experience establishing and troubleshooting VPNs;
  • Knowledge and/or experience with policy-based routing;
  • 2+ years’ experience with Unix Administration
  • 4+ years’ VMWare experience;
  • Demonstrated understanding of IPv6 networks;
  • Experience with Type 1 encryption
  • Experience with remote Network and server administration
  • 2+ year of  experience coding in scripting languages (Perl, Python, and/or PowerShell)
  • Knowledge of and experience with networking and network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, routing, firewalls, SSH, VPNs).

Desired Qualifications

  • CCNA certification at a minimum
  • JNCIA or JNCIP certification desired.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

  

About 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 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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