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Job #: R-00051345
Location: Bethesda, MD
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: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos Government Health & Safety Solutions is seeking a Senior/Lead Network Engineer on a large network services opportunity supporting the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the Bethesda, MD area. 

Responsibilities:-

  • Lead a team of network engineers and maintain NIH Network Services at 99.99 percent availability
  • Provide software installation, configuration, upgrade, support, maintenance, troubleshooting and life cycle management support
  • Provide hardware installation, configuration, upgrade, support, maintenance, troubleshooting and life cycle management;
  • Administer primary and backup instances of CIT Network Services enterprise systems that ensure high availability and disaster recovery for NIH Network services;
  • Lead new service implementation and changes (e.g., ENS/FACnet/DC/Wireless, system renovations, building construction, and system consolidation);
  • Providing LAN Closet Access (Network Services Operations shall support and provides access to end-user and vendor systems on premise);
  • Maintaining critical operational information/documentation
  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution, complex break/fix situations, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical support as needed
  • Prepare and maintain documentation for Concept of Operations, Service Level, Agreements, Continuity of Operations, Security Plans, Memorandums of Understanding, and other operational and security documentation.
  • Provide 24x7x365 support to restore service within established SLAs for service interruptions or other critical problems
  • Coordination of security maintenance activities with key stakeholders
  • Directing resources to implement efficient and effective Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions
  • Developing, maintaining, and adhering to network standards and processes that include but are not limited to Security standards, configuration standards, hardware and software standards, and standard operating procedures for established network tasks

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline.  This position requires a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in service provider networking

Required Skills:

  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge in the field of network services;
  • Practical application of current/emergent technologies, agile IT, ITIL and continuous improvement practices and techniques applied in large government enterprise network services and customer-centric environments;
  • In-depth knowledge of, experience with, and expertise supporting the technical tools and configurations such as CISCO network products, Palo Alto, VMWare, F5 Big IP, Red Hat,Splunk etc.
  • Experience with network, security, infrastructure architecture activities and tasks on a large government IT Infrastructure project with 24x7 mission support requirements; Network Design and Development; Data Center Services; Site to Site / Remote Access Virtual Private Network (VPN) Services; Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) Services; Network Backbone Services; Internet Service Provider (ISP) Services; Local Area Network (LAN); Wide Area Network (WAN) Services; Voice over IP (VoIP); Wireless Networks; IP Address Management (IPAM) Services; Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Services; Cloud Network Services; Firewall; Web Filtering; Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS); Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS); Network Access Control (NAC); Domain Name Systems (DNS); Application Delivery/Load Balancing; Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Management; Traffic/Infrastructure Monitoring; System Accreditation and Authorization
  • Detailed skills and experience delivering network services, including all aspects of operations and maintenance, change management, and cybersecurity;
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise applying data-driven practices and tools to deliver, manage and optimize service level and performance arrangements for customer relationship management, performance management and IT network services domains; and
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills, and the demonstrated ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Current CCNA Certification
  • Experience with NIH highly desired.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

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External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range:

  

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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