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.
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.
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.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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