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Job #: R-00047485
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Network Engineer to work on-site in support of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, DC You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth. 

Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices, and social media systems, we’re equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Join us and make a difference!

In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Network Engineer functions in a high-level  position with regard to major systems installations and requirements. 

  • Analyzes the system needs for especially large and complex litigation support requirements, and recommends overall hardware, software, and telecommunications solutions, taking into account the latest proven technologies, all appropriate Civil Rights Division policies, regulations, and requirements, as well as end user needs, where the end users may range from attorneys and paralegals accessing a database over a LAN, or authorized users connecting remotely via a TCP/IP connection into a DOJ computer resource or a groupware/workflow system, to members of the public accessing via the internet. 

  • Identifies appropriate technologies, designs and implements overall system solutions, including procuring hardware, software, and communications devices, installing and integrating them, testing and troubleshooting, developing and delivering user training. 

  • Develops comprehensive system configuration documentation and documents procedures. 

  • Establishes and enforces appropriate system and data security measures, including firewalls and disaster recovery systems. 

  • Designs protocols for overall system operation and maintenance. 

  • Directs and manages the overall effort of a contractor team in accomplishing these tasks. 

  • Employees are expected to research, design, and integrate innovative technical solutions to litigation support needs, not simply install proven configurations. 

  • Coordinates with the DOJ COR, Government Case Managers, and IT staff in performing all of these functions, as well as with Contractor staff at all appropriate levels. 

  • Reports on progress and provides system documentation.

Please Note:

Note that this is not a position for a junior level person who is a "certified engineer" for a particular product; requirements are at a much higher level. 

Must be able to work onsite 5 days a week in Washington, DC (once temporary Pandemic Remote work is over OR when asked to return in the office).  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in analyzing user requirements and delivering whole system solutions (175 Servers, 4 Physical sites,  and 70 Switches), including hands-on experience with procuring, installing, and integrating complex information systems.

  • At least 8 years of directly applicable experience will generally be expected, including full cycle experience, from design through maintenance. 

  • Experience with litigation support environments extremely helpful, including experience with very large, image-enabled document databases.  

  • Must be very familiar with the current state of technology as applies to the systems environment. 

  • Requires excellent oral and written communications skills. 

  • Undergraduate degree strongly preferred (BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR Masters and 6 years of prior relevant experience); preferably in the computer science or information management/technology disciplines.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

Hands on knowledge and use of:

*Network patch and fiber cabling (SC and LC).

*Cat5e, Cat6and Cat6a.

*Campus management that encompass multiple sites which incorporates multiple vendors.


*Extreme switches.

*Aruba OS/Aruba wireless.

*Aruba Airwave

*Monitoring performance and maintaining acceptable uptime with the use of monitoring and troubleshooting with various software tools.



*Solar Winds NTA/NPM/NCM/Dameware.

*Firewall request.

*TIC access.

*VOIP infrastructure.

*Network hardware\Software.

*Providing support and troubleshooting for video telecommunication equipment.

*Troubleshooting VMware/Virtual server /Virtual Private Networking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with current DOJ office automation systems.   

  • Must be thoroughly familiar with DOJ security and accessibility regulations. 

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive yea

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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

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