Columbia, Maryland


Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for an Network Systems Engineer with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance in Columbia, MD.

Primary Responsibilities:

Candidate will be involved with the 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.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelors of Science in related discipline such as Information Technology or Information Systems with an emphasis in Internetworking or a minimum of 4+ years in a similar past experience in the last 5 years.

+ 4+ years’ 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.

+ 4+ years of 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.

+ 2+ years’ 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.

+ 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.

+ 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.


Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00069958

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Columbia, Maryland

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
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  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
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