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Job #: R-00069346
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking a Principal Network/Systems Engineer (PSE) on a mission-critical enterprise information technology contract. The candidate will be a lead, partnered with other technical leaders in other domain skillsets, including: service delivery and security operations center.

Primary Responsibilities include:

The PSE will serve as the engineer responsible for the Enterprise Watch Center (EOC) as well as provide systems engineering analysis for a variety of network related projects and act as the technical liaison for the program manager. The PSE will evaluate projects to determine fit with mission requirements, technical feasibility, capabilities, and project plans. The successful candidate will have a technical background in telecommunication networks and understand network architecture, protocols, and data flows. Additionally, a background in program or project management is required to evaluate project proposals and review program status during development. The PSE will identify to the government program manager the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in the project proposals and provide recommendations to overcome potential issues. Stays abreast of and researches emerging technologies and market trends in order to develop whitepapers for future mission requirements.

Work is performed at the government location in downtown Washington, DC. Team is geographically dispersed, but mainly at the Washington, DC location with the customer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • The candidate shall have demonstrated capabilities to analyze highly complex technical issues, recommend plans of action for staff (including both contractor and government personnel), and manage teams supporting resolution of these issues.  

  • Experience with multi-cloud platforms (Amazon Web services (AWS), Azure)

  • Experience with Windows and Linux

  • Experience with System (hardware, software and networking) Design and Architecture.

  • Experience providing analysis, root cause diagnosis, and troubleshooting various system and networking components

  • Understanding of agile SW development methodologies

  • Experience developing a backlog and technical roadmap

  • Experience as a scrum master, product owner, systems engineer or architect

  • Experience in providing direct assistance to users

  • Strong analytic abilities and detail oriented

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to brief stakeholders at all levels

  • Committed to implementing, adopting, and adhering to best practices

  • Cisco Network Associate certification

  • 8+ years of enterprise network performance engineering experience required, in enterprise WAN networks

  • 8+ years in software-defined networks

  • 4+ years in network programmability using APIs

  • 8+ years overall network management systems administration and programming experience

  • Must be US Citizen.

  • No clearance required.

  • Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing analysis, root cause diagnosis, and troubleshooting various systems and networking components.

  • Experience in providing direct assistance to users

  • Possess strong analytic abilities and detail oriented.

  • Committed to implementing, adopting, and adhering to best practices.

Pay Range:

COVID Response

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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