The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer on our large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.
The Engineer will provide network engineering support focusing on SIGINT systems interconnectivity. Primary responsibilities will include design, integration, test, operations, and maintenance of connecting networks. They will work with Juniper network equipment. Therefore, experience with Juniper switches, routers, encryption devices, copper and fiber connectivity and protocols will be essential to be successful in this role. Knowledge of and experience with Juniper devices is required, as is some knowledge of file storage applications in native and virtual environments.
Active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance
Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related Engineering field of study
Experience will be considered on a case by case basis in lieu of Bachelors Degree
Minimum of 7 years experience in network design or network security.
Minimum of 5 years experience in resolving complex network problems, and operating network analyzers, Wide Area Network (WAN) test equipment, and network simulators.
Minimum of 5 years experience in implementing Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, terminal servers, and Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers.
Minimum of 5 years experience performing network security architecture, design, and integration on UNIX, Windows, Linux, or other Operating System (OS) configurations.
Minimum of 4 years experience with modern LAN/WAN solutions including IP networking - MPLS, QOS, SONET/SDH optical solutions, and serial communications. Protocol support will include, but is not limited to TCP, UDP, DHCP, SSH, NTP, DNS, ARP, ICMP, SCP, and TFTP. Working Knowledge of dynamic routing protocols to include EIGRP, BGP, and more desired.
Minimum of 4 years experience with configuration, implementation and sustainment of Firewall and IP or Serial Encryption devices.
Engineers must be able to implement and sustain security solutions for boundary protection using secure methods with knowledge of IPSEC, SSL VPN, Access Authentication Authorization (AAA) and Access Control List (ACL) implementation.
Strong LINUX experience is required.
Experience with Juniper devices is required, as is some knowledge of file storage applications in native and virtual environments.
A proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team comprised of contractors and government customers is required.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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