Gaithersburg, Maryland


Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Senior Network System Engineer to join and grow with our Corporate Information Technology (IT) Services Team. This position can be supported inOrlando - FL, Reston - VA,Gaithersburg - MD, or Huntsville - AL. We will also consider 100% telework option for the right candidate but you are expected to work East Coast hours in this role.

In this role, you will research and provide design level solutions for the current corporate WAN / LAN system within LEIDOS taking into account availability, scalability, security and manageability as appropriate. You will also perform network system engineering and system engineering on a broad range of programs providing overall support for various business-critical networks. Some tasks involve the full system engineering life-cycle including project management, cost, risk, supportability, requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies design, development, integration, device/system testing, validation, implementation, technical management, and quality assurance.

You will provide support for WAN / LAN / Data Center Network / DNS / DHCP / IPAM/ Wi-Fi / WAN Acceleration from a System viewpoint to the individual viewpoint, including:

+ Research and Provide recommendations to Operations on what features to enable and how to use them.

+ Assist with Tier III support to Operations in support, as required.

+ Respond to problem (architecture and design level) tickets associated with observations within each area.

+ Provide project-based engineering and on-going enhancement engineering support within each area.

+ Develop for each area a system analysis and design documents for Leidos' corporate architecture, specific projects, assessment of business process and design artifacts provided by project, program or service support staff.

+ Work with the other departments in designing, staging configuration, implementation and support as applicable.

Required Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience in IT Network Administration or IT Systems Engineering. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.

+ Experience with CISCO Switching: STP, RSTP, MST, LAN tuning / protection, VTP, Vlans, 802.1Q / ISL trunk connections, Understand MAC / ARP tables.

+ Experience with Cisco WAN/LAN technologies, including primary routing protocols such as: EIGRP / BGP, some OSPF / RIP (ISIS Not required), redistribution, route maps, Access Control Lists (ACL), IP Subnet/ Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), SNMPv2 / SNMPv3, TACACS/Radius.

+ Experience with Network Hardware Design and Configuration, Network Troubleshooting, Network Performance Tuning.

+ US Citizenship and ability to obtain security clearance is required.

Desired Qualifications:

+ Experience with Network Access Controls (NAC) / 802.1X authentication.

+ Experience with Aruba CPPM solution / product line

+ Experience with Aruba WI-FI Solution / product line

+ Experience in Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for new technologies.

+ Experience with WAN and VPN / VRF Solutions, MPLS, DMVPN Phase1/2/3, IPsec, IPsec/GRE, and Performance Routing.

+ Experience with SilverPeak SD WAN / WAN Acceleration/Optimization Solution

+ Experience with Arista Product Line / Software Defined Data Center

+ Experience with VMWare / NSX-T routing / Software Defined Data Center

+ Experience with DNS/DHCP, IPAM (BlueCat), load balancers (F5), and Authentication Systems (Clearpass), SSL VPN.

+ Experience with enterprise network management tools such as HPNA, SolarWinds, Cisco Smartnet, LiveAction, Splunk, or similar technologies with WAN/SDWAN/SDN system analysis and design documents.

+ VoIP implementation and Support

+ Experience with Multicast/ Streaming Service.

+ Knowledge of ITIL Change & Configuration Management.

+ Knowledge of IPv6 addressing and routing protocols.

+ Current or former Cisco certifications - CCNP and above.

Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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-00098406-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012

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.

Gaithersburg, 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®).
  • 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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