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Job #: R-00068975
Location: Hickam Afb, HI
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has a need for a Senior Network Engineer on the PACAF C5ISRO Program located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Oahu, Hawai’i. The Senior Network Engineer is recognized as the PACAF Intelligence JWICS Network subject matter expert providing command-wide technical support/advice/concepts for design, installation, modification, test and evaluation, monitoring and servicing of this, critical warfighting theater wide network; and other classified/unclassified networks as directed by the Government customer.  The contractor will be required to conduct hardware/software, maintenance on intelligence systems, both networked and non-networked. The individual will be responsible for the successful resolution of network related issues and problems. This support includes coordinating with commercial vendors, government supported, organizations throughout the theater, other contractors, and the appropriate agencies for resolution of the most, complex technical issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide network engineering technical services to include, but not limited to, advanced and complex analysis of network architecture and system performance to include the advanced evaluation of network architecture design and configurations
  • Manage and be the SME for data transfer protocols in Cisco, Brocade and Solarwinds network hardware tools and platforms
  • The contractor shall be capable of designing, recommending, and implementing resolution of complex hardware and/or software solutions of multiple operating systems to maximize network performance
  • Contractor will research and develop systemic innovative solutions and implement industry best standards across the domain and multiple dispersed geographical locations (US and International)
  • Manages and maintains key supporting services – Cisco Secure Access Control Systems (ACS), SolarWinds Orion Network Monitoring, and General Dynamics Encryptor Manager (GEMX)
  • Responsibilities include programming Cisco and Brocade Routers, Switches, Switched Fabrics and Load Balancers
  • Provide technical services to include: project management, network management, and possess expert knowledge in systems interoperability, configuration and operational capability and limitations, C4ISR applications integration and optimization, and provide site surveys as required
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills, be customer service oriented, possess project management skills, and have the ability to brief complex problems/solutions to Government Senior Level Leaders (GO/FLAG/SES Level)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • 10+ years of experience in C5ISR IT/Engineering activities and maintaining classified networks
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II – Preferably CompTIA Security+ CE, or CISSP
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certification
  • Certification and Licensing for Network Users and Certifying Networks Professional
  • Routing & Switching (ENG/SME) and Unified Communications SME (voice/video)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with USAF Intelligence related client software operating across a wide range of environments
  • Network knowledge of OSI layers for troubleshooting and installations
  • 5+ years of experience programming Cisco and Brocade Network Hardware Platforms, Switches, Switched Fabric and Load Balancers
  • Experience configuring network devices
  • Knowledgeable of supporting services, Cisco Secure Access Control Systems (SACS), and SolarWinds Orion
  • Knowledge of Network Monitoring, and General Dynamics Encryptor Manager (GEMX)
  • Industry certifications such as Microsoft, Cisco, NetApp, and VMware
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, DRA, Active Directory, SharePoint and Visio
  • Knowledge of industry recognized configuration models such as CMM and/or ISO and experience and ability to implement Information Security practices in a Department of Defense environment is definitely a plus
  • Understanding of the virtualization environment covering disaster recovery, network analysis and fault isolation

External referral eligible

Pay Range:

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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 January 18, 2022, 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. 

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, 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

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