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Network Engineer

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Job Number:
652526
Job Category:
Information Technology - Networks
Location:
COLUMBIA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
About Leidos
At Leidos, we take responsibility for improving the quality of life of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. Our commitment extends beyond the contributions we make to solve Mission-Critical Problems and to Secure America and the World problems through science and technology.

Position Summary
Leidos has a career opportunity for a Network Engineer in Columbia, MD

Responsibilities
The Network Engineer is required to have experience with implementation and sustainment of router and switching solutions in a data center/telecommunications environment. Must understand and be able to implement several common features such as IP routing, policy-based routing, switching, VLAN configuration, access-control lists, secure virtual tunneling solutions and IP SLA requirements. Candidate must have familiarity in the implementation and sustainment of an SNMP based metrics, monitoring and reporting software solution such as ZENOSS or Solarwinds. Candidate must have experience in integration of network systems equipment in a rack mount based solution. Candidate must have strong communications and organizational skills to assist in the implementation of vendor circuit orders, service implementation changes, IP subnetting and allocation, troubleshooting IP and telecom based service interruption issues as required. Candidate must be willing to accept requirements for on-call and minimal CONUS travel requirements if needed.

Qualifications:
Bachelors of Science in related discipline such as Information Technology or Information Systems with an emphasis in Internetworking. Additional fields of study will be considered on a case by case basis.
Typically requires four (4) or more years experience. Relevant certifications or training may count toward experience requirements

Experience with Cisco routers to include Integrated Service Routers (ISR) and Aggregate Service Routers (ASR) platforms. Understanding and implementation of static routing, policy-based routing, access-control lists (ACL), IP encryption tunneling protocols such as IPSEC and Virtual Tunnel Interface (VTI). Also include an understanding and implementation of IP SLA and route failure scenarios.

Experience with Cisco Catalyst series switches to include configuration and implementation of base IP routing, VLAN implementation, secure access protocols such as SSH and ACL configuration.

Experience in the implementation and sustainment of common SNMP monitoring platforms such as ZENOSS or Solarwinds with an emphasis on node management and configuration of SNMPv3 accounting on all routers and switches as well as software platform. Must be able to understand metrics monitoring and reporting as well as trending of bandwidth utilization for planning of appropriate bandwidth scaling of all communications circuits in use. 

Experience in design and implementation requirements to provide customer solutions as needed for network. This includes diagram drafting, creating a rack elevation model, requesting vendor product quotes and cost analysis. Order equipment, burn in testing and fielding rack solution where required. 

Must be able to work IP and Telecom vendor related issues such as circuit order implementation from initial orders to tracking of completion. Circuit related outages or interruptions and coordinating remote support for service restoration.

Candidate must be willing to accept requirements for on-call and minimal CONUS travel requirements if needed.

External Referral Eligible 


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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