Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for the role of the Network Engineer. This person will support 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 37,000 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. ACE-IT provides direct on-site command and control, coordination, planning, and operations and maintenance support for routine and emergency IT services.
In this role, you will provide high-level design solutions for the current corporate WAN system within ACE-IT taking into account availability, scalability, security and manageability as appropriate. You will also perform network engineering on a broad range of programs providing overall support for various business-critical networks. Some tasks involve the full system engineering life-cycle including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, and implementation.
Location: This role will be based in Vicksburg, MS.
Clearance: You must hold an active Secret clearance to qualify.
- Provide recommendations to Operations on what features to enable and how to use them.
- Provide Tier III support to Operations in support of the 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.
- 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 the other departments in designing, staging configuration, implementation and support as applicable.
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of IT related experience, including Network Administration / Engineering. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
Must hold current DOD 8570 IAT III Certification (i.e CISSP, CASP, or any other IAT III certifications)
Current or former Cisco certifications – CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, etc.
Proven understanding of wireless architecture and CISCO wireless technologies
Deep understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, and security, including IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN standards and industry best practices
Strong Wireless Network Troubleshooting and configuration skills
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, and Network Performance Tuning.
Experience with Cisco WAN/LAN technologies – VLANs, Spanning Tree, MPLS tagging.
Knowledge of ITIL Change & Configuration Management.
US Citizenship and ability to obtain Interim Secret security clearance.
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)
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
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% 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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