Leidos is seeking a Transport Network Specialist to support related efforts for SMIT, the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT), Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, the Leidos team will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. The successful candidate will support network engineering for voice, video, and data communications (such as BAN/LAN/WLAN/WAN, cross domain solutions, communications security, and piers connectivity) in the NMCI network.
What You'll Get to Do:
The Transport Network Specialist will proactively contribute to the analysis, design, planning and ongoing support to NMCI transport areas.
Other duties include:
Provide solution development and engineering work for networking/transport.
Participate in the planning of upgrades, replacement, configuration, and maintenance of networking/transport projects.
Assist in providing engineering solutions that provide secure, effective and efficient operation of systems, architecture, and topology for transport.
Participate in new and existing IT modernization, expansion, and improvement projects related to transport for the NMCI network.
Collaborate with technical experts to synthesize solutions related to transport.
Participate in the analysis, review, and validation with customers, stakeholders, and team members for NMCI projects and changes related to transport.
Comply with ITSM processes and procedures, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) governance, and Cybersecurity requirements within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
Support development and maintenance of engineering processes, checklists, and procedures for transport.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Requires B.S. Degree and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university).
Two (2) or more years’ experience on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess an active Secret clearance to start the program.
Technical knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: BAN/LAN/WLAN/WAN, cross domain solutions, communications security, and piers connectivity.
Experience working in large information technology enterprise environments designing/architecting networks
Hands-on experience in working with DoD networks.
Travel may be required.
Security+ or other applicable certification to meet DoD 8570 requirements.
Shift 3: Every other Wednesday through Saturday; 0500 to 1700 EDT
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Experience working on DoD programs, specifically Navy programs
Leidos is seeking a Network Specialist to support efforts for the NMCI/SMIT program to perform network engineering support for a broad range of programs including planning, designing, and evaluating various components of the Navy’s NMCI network. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport portion of the SMIT program, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.
Network Monitoring Specialist is responsible for monitoring events and incidents that affect server and service health across the Enterprise and documenting outage.
The qualified candidate will monitor the infrastructure and network by responding appropriately to command level alerts and events both scheduled and unplanned, as a trusted service matter expert. Other duties and responsibilities include:
Respond to escalated incidents from triage through resolution, including command level escalations, where appropriate.
Respond to command level critical infrastructure repairs, including directing remote and virtual activities to maintain operational effectiveness for critical network services.
Provide root cause analysis documentation in accordance with Government procedures and established protocols.
Provide data center support and ongoing feedback where appropriate.
Document daily shift activities in appropriate reporting and ticketing tools through an established log and ensure proper pass down of any outstanding issues.
Provide incident notification and ongoing updates to the Government Civilian Leads and the client.
Plan, oversee and assist with Continuity of Operations (COOP) on planned outage simulations and unforeseen events related to disaster recovery.
Train and oversee NetOPS Specialist Jr. personnel to provide additional skills and expertise to the client.
Shift 3: Every other Wednesday through Saturday; 0500 to 1700 EDT
High school Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
6 Years of Experience
US Citizen and DoD Secret Clearance
Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II
Must possess an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) network support certification and/or an Operating System (OS)/Application certification such as Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), or a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification for Enterprise Services
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching.
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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