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Job #: R-00068872
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos seeks a Sr. Network Engineer to support the GSM-O II contract, based at Fort Meade, MD.  

In this role, you will provide technical and logistical guidance to our government customer for multiple concurrent tasks and projects in an effort to support the planning and implementation of current and future projects.

While this role is primarily remote, one must live within driving distance of Ft. Meade, MD to be considered.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing guidance and direction for Network Operations, Administration & Maintenance, and Network Assurance tasks.
  • Managing multiple aspects of engineering tasks simultaneously
  • Supporting engineering project progression, network operations, and management of support activities for Transport networks.
  • Collaborating with key partners in various technologies to de-conflict efforts
  • Becoming actively involved in daily operations when required to meet critical schedules or resolve complex problems. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 12 years of related experience or Master’s Degree with 10 years of related experience. (Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Security+ Certification or equivalent DoD 8750 IAT level II certification
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
  • Experience in network engineering, configuration management, problem management, and performance management
  • Working knowledge of one or more network platforms: CIENA 6500, CIENA Corestream, Cisco NCS2K, CISCO MSPP 15454/15310, SYCAMORE ODXC 16K/9K, XTERA, Cisco routers, Juniper Routers, and other ancillary equipment.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Experience supervising or leading a team of Network Engineering professionals in an Operations environment. 
  • Experience understanding and managing customer expectations 
  • Experience coordinating with multiple technical and operational teams to achieve the necessary program, project or activity plans, and schedules while maintaining within budget guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of the factors which allow successful performance on a Firm Fixed Performance Based Contracts with aggressive Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALPs) and ability to drive new projects to successfully transition into this type of contract environment.
  • Experience in assigning tasks to contractor personnel that are located in multiple time zones, supervising on-going technical efforts, and managing contract performance on new task orders and projects identified by the customer.
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience implementing, administering, performing testing, and analyzing network systems

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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 www.Leidos.com.

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