Chantilly, Virginia

Description

Job Description:

Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos is seeking a Network Optimization Engineer to support the various service owners on current network configuration and future upgrades. This position will provide engineering services to projects that involve networks. The network optimization engineer will design, maintain, monitor and analyze multiple customer WAN and LAN networks to ensure network bandwidth and port capacity to meet customer metrics. This position will be responsible to participate in new network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Network Optimization Engineer will be responsible to:

+ Develop and implement methodologies for analysis, documentation, and reporting on the various networks. Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders.

+ Analyze the current performance of systems and networks.

+ Prepare technical proposals for presentation to the client’s engineering review boards for adding new technologies to the network.

+ Review user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to eliminate impact on network performance, and improve survivability, and provide feedback to the network engineers.

+ Use complex network analysis tools to identify and predict problems in the network and aid in the post-mortem analysis of network anomalies.

+ Generate reports and data required by Program Team to manage complex networks.

+ Coordinate with configuration management and implementation teams.

+ Analyze network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommend procurement, removals, and modifications to network components.

+ Assess and document current site network configuration and user requirements.

Basic Qualifications

+ Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

+ Security+ Certification

+ Must have 16 years of related experience that can be a combination of work history and education

+ Extensive experience in design, maintenance, and operation of small to medium sized networks

+ Experience with military networks, CISCO routing and switching, and network troubleshooting

+ Experience with OPNET, WANDL, Excel, REDHAT (or similar) and other tools.

+ Knowledge of Cisco Switching/Routing product line

+ Strong understanding and in-depth knowledge of IP network/subnet addressing

+ Hands-on experience diagnosing and applying engineering solutions to network related issues

+ Ability to work independently to resolve technical issues in a dynamic environment.

+ Requires a Bachelors degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters degree with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with Cisco / Brocade / Juniper Network Platforms

+ Experience with ACS/TACACS Servers

+ Experience with Cisco lOS/ Brocade OS / JUNOS

+ CCNA or other advanced networking certificate.

Experience with HP NNM, Cisco Prime, and CiscoWorks

Pay Range:Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

REQNUMBER: R-00086126

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.

Chantilly, Virginia

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®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • 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. Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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