The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Senior Network Engineer and Site Lead at Fort Gordon, GA.
The Network Engineer will support the US Army INSCOM IT Support Services program. The ideal candidate will lead the team that is responsible for network design, engineering, operations, and to ensure that the organization's network infrastructure is operating securely, reliably and efficiently.
This individual also acts as the Site Lead addressing local staffing and reporting requirements, interfacing across multiple teams, with the local Government Customer leadership and reporting up to the Leidos Program Manager.
Point of contact / accountable for all aspects of technical requirements and manages the hands-on, day-to-day issues related to operational activities, and is authorized to act on site-specific matters relating to the daily operation of the task order
Applies expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts to analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop network requirements specifications
Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies
Researches and evaluates new concepts and processes to improve performance, and develops solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact multiple technical disciplines
Analyzes network requirements and capacity and leads design and development activities
Provides technical leadership for the integration of network requirements, design, and technology
Incorporates new network plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations
Develops network architecture and network design solutions and documentation
Guides network development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of network engineering management plans and network integration and test plans
Design and perform integration of new technologies into local and wide area networks
Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution of complex network problems
Manage the transition and migration of networks and development of network addressing schemes
Monitors device and network health, configurations, information assurance patching to ensure network systems meet technical, performance and availability requirements
Interacts with the Government and team members across multiple technical areas regarding Network Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts
Ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Network Engineering area of responsibility
Comment on system changes thru Configuration Control Boards in a professional manner
Maintain required security posture on all network equipment in accordance with DoD and local command mandates and requirements, including updates, STIGs, IOS upgrades, and other basic network security requirements
Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives
Directs and leads multiple teams through to project completion
Acts as first-level supervisor for site employees. Provides guidance and direction to lower level technicians, specialists, and managers
Bachelor's degree in technology related field with 6+ years of experience with either Systems Administration, Network Administration, Database Administration.
Experience with data center design, implementation, and operation
Experience with cloud service technologies and best practices
Working knowledge of Cisco and Nexus networking technologies
Working knowledge of Network Performance Monitoring tools
Experience with IP Encryptors configuration and maintenance
Understanding of network security best practices and protocols such as IPSec
3+ years of experience managing a team of at least ten IT professionals; Willingness to work as part of a technical team, both as member and as site lead
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Currently possess DoD 8570.01 certification at IAT Level II
Currently possess Computing Environment certification such as CCNP or other Professional Level network certification in a relevant subject
Currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance
Currently possess CCIE or other Expert Level network certification in a relevant subject
Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
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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