Columbia, Maryland


Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Network Engineer Level 1. This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of large, collection systems. 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 new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Primary Responsibilities

+ Performs 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.

Basic Qualifications

+ Active TS SCI w/Poly, and the ability and willingness to maintain this clearance or upgrade as necessary while holding this position.

+ A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline and five (5) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support and training commensurate with network engineering curriculum.

+ A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related discipline can be substituted for two (2) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support for a total of three (3) years.

+ In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree an additional four (4) years of relevant experience providing Network Engineering support may be substituted for a total of nine (9) years.

+ Certifications: An Information Assurance Technical (IAT) level I baseline certification as defined by DoD 8570.01-M is required.

+ 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.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Domain specific experience in the applicable customer mission space is highly desired.


Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

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-00099140

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®).
  • 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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