The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate career opportunity for a Network Routing Engineer based at Montgomery, Alabama.
This position is in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The Network Engineer:
- Manages the gateway, routers and switches for the AFINC program.
- Resolves network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators. Monitors data or voice system networks for various messages, alarms, or issues.
- Activates scripts as alarms occur or issues surface.
- Confirms accuracy of messages, alarms or issues and/or determines severity of problem, issue or alarm. Initiates resolution as appropriate.
- Troubleshoots problems using scripts and standard, routine procedures; escalates as appropriate.
- Researches issues to determine if problem may be resolved using predefined procedures.
- Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures.
- Identifies issues or problems and resolves as appropriate; escalates when necessary. Performs Tier 1-4 problem determination.
- Interfaces with users and/or network vendors.
- Designs, engineers and implements associated projects.
- Must be able to work swing or midnight shifts after 60 – 90 days training and mission ready acceptance on swing shift.
Develops LAN/WAN network designs to accommodate a data center migration
Demonstrated knowledge and hands on experience with LAN/WAN setup, TCP/IP protocol, routing/switching configurations and firewall technologies
Experience with network topologies including Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gbe VLAN, and SONET.
Experience implementing converged networks to include VoIP, VTC, and QoS methods.
Resolves network problems; operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators.
Monitors data or infrastructure system networks for various messages, alarms, or issues. Activates scripts as alarms occur or issues surface.
Confirms accuracy of messages, alarms or issues and/or determines severity of problem, issue or alarm.
Initiates resolution as appropriate for enterprise level routers and switches.
Troubleshoots problems using scripts and standard, routine procedures; escalates as appropriate.
Researches issues to determine if problem may be resolved using predefined procedures.
Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures.
Identifies issues or problems and resolves as appropriate; escalates when necessary.
Support on-call rotation schedule.
Cross train capabilities with other team members.
Bachelors and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or additional relevant experience in lieu of Bachelors.
Must be willing to work a Night Shift.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Requires an active Secret Clearance on day one.
Must have Cisco CCNA Certification Routing and Switching.
Must have one of the following IAT certifications: Security+ CE, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$3000
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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