Network Engineer (at Washington, DC)

Job Number:
Job Category:
Information Technology - Networks
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

***Must currently possess an active "Top Secret" security clearance***


Duties and Responsibilities:

-Candidate will support the network engineering and O&M efforts of cross domain security solutions and other security technologies for both production and lab replicas of production systems in a small team environment.

-Perform across the lifecycle from concept development, design, implementation, integration and deployment by applying diverse skills in systems engineering, system administration, integration, test and system security.

-Provide both remedial and preventive maintenance on existing systems and new systems transitioning from development to production.

-Required to conduct routing security analysis of network components and implement component patches and configuration actions to address security issues.

-Required to establish and document new security configuration guidance for new technologies introduced into the environment.

-The candidate will have significant direct contact with the immediate customer and the organization’s IT staff.

-Work location is at the client site in Washington DC; occasional travel to CONUS customer sites may be required.




Required Qualifications:

-Current TOP SECRET Clearance Required.

-Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.

-A solid technical knowledge and experience in engineering, configuring, and managing Cisco based switches, routers and Juniper firewalls in a WAN, LAN, or WLAN data center solution.

-Knowledge or experience in engineering, configuring, or managing failover configurations of network components and load balancing components (F5 Network GTM, LTM, Big IP Platform ) technologies).

-Current hands on network administration skills and network management experience.

-Ability to lead and manage a small network team and follow change management process including creating required change management documentation.

-Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities. The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems.

-An interest in working on a broad range of problems and technology and as part of a multidisciplinary team and the ability to work independently at times.

-Technical writing & documentation skills/drawings (MS Visio, Word, Excel)

-Must be a self-starter and can work independently with minimum direction.

-Must be able to coordinate with contractor management and Government personnel to ensure that the problems have been property defined and that the solution will satisfy Government requirements.

Desired Qualifications:

-Data Center Integration experience and system infrastructure upgrades (10 Gbps hardware / standards).

-Experience with Juniper JunosOS, SRX 5400, CISCO 5672 switch & Nexus OS.

-Experience with F5 (LTM, GTM, DNS, AAM, AFM, SDN, Routing, APM, ASM).

-Integration of one or more cross domain products (guards, one-way transfers, multi-level access solutions).

-Knowledge or experience configuring application gateways (e.g. Datapower, Layer 7).

-Network certifications (e.g. Cisco- CCNA, CCDA, CCNP and CCIE; Juniper - JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE).

-Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: virtualized environments including virtual switching, DNS, LDAP, Active Directory, log archive.

-Strong Troubleshooting skills in support of Linux/UNIX and Windows servers Network devices, and Applications servers and the ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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