Annapolis Junction, Maryland


Job Description:

Program Summary:

The Leidos Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade and surrounding areas. Join a tremendous technical team responsible for solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

This large, multi-year contract is seeking an experienced Network Engineer to support the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of large, active collection systems.

Our legacy of over 20 years as the Prime Vendor gives you the confidence that you will be working with the organization’s top producer of critical SIGINT data. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore the latest capabilities within the Intelligence Community.

Position Summary:

The Network Engineer will perform network services from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Performs general LAN/CAN/WAN administration. Schedules conversions and cutovers. Coordinates with all responsible users and sites to resolve network or system incidents. Translates business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, CAN, WAN, Voice, and Video) requirements, designs and orders. Performs engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives in support of strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures. Assists telecommunications end users, telecommunications operations personnel, and telecommunications strategic program management with network interfaces.


+ Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management.

+ Conduct data captures to obtain network performance information.

+ Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through design analysis and network performance monitoring tools.

+ Provide input to the design of the organization's network and mission architecture.

+ Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies.

+ Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components

+ Gather needed data to specify system/component performance and interface requirements

+ Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, Traffic Shaping Voice over IP (VoIP), GRE Tunneling, IP Security (IPSec), IP Encryption, Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate.

+ Configure and maintain organization's network diagrams and accreditations.

+ Oversee the support to all network equipment.

+ Develop designs of the organization's network and mission architecture to meet new partner requirements.

+ Manage assigned tasks and provide guidance to junior Network Engineers.

+ Integrate hardware and software to satisfy ISO 9000 requirements and other DoD/IC regulations.

+ Resolve complex network problems, operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment and network simulators.

+ Design modules representing traditional circuit switched networks.

Security Clearance requirement:

+ Possess an active TS/SCI clearance with current Polygraph to be considered for this role.

Required Skills:

+ A Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 12 to 15 years total experience in network design or network security where under general direction, manages the installation and support of network communications, including LAN/WAN systems

+ Experience with Juniper Switches, routers, encryption devices, copper and fiber connectivity and protocols are a MUST.

+ Knowledge of and experience with Juniper devices is required, as is some knowledge of file storage applications in native and virtual environments.

+ A minimum of 5 years’ experience resolving complex network issues where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation using network monitoring platforms, LAN/WAN test equipment, network analyzers and simulators

+ A minimum of 5 years’ experience performing installation, management, and support of LAN/WAN communications, including Ethernet systems, timing systems, and network optimizers using several COTS products to include routers, switches, VoIP call managers, network accelerators, video teleconferencing platforms, multiple firewalls, and servers with various installed Operating Systems (OS)

+ Minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, terminal servers, and Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers.

+ A minimum of 5 years’ experience performing network security architecture, design, and integration on UNIX, Windows, Linux, or other operating systems (OS) configurations.

Desired Experience:

+ Linux experience is highly desired



Pay Range:Pay Range $105,300.00 - $162,000.00 - $218,700.00

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-00098985

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.

Annapolis Junction, 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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