The Defense Group of Leidos is seeking a Communications Network Engineer Senior to support efforts for the ONE-Net portion of the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract.
The Leidos team will support the SMIT portfolio, the largest IT services program for the Navy, by delivering the OCONUS Enterprise Network (ONE-Net);
inclusive of cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport.
Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.
Qualified candidates will provide overall network administration and engineering support for a broad range of tasks including planning, designing, and evaluating various components of the network.
Duties may include providing specifications for network architecture, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance current capabilities, and performing needs assessments.
Support level duties may include monitoring, installation, modification, testing and servicing of network equipment.
Evaluate communication hardware and software, as well as troubleshoot Local Area Networks / Base Area Networks / Wide Area Networks (LAN / BAN / WAN), and other network related problems.
Work collaboratively, and provide guidance to the team on network infrastructure issues in real time, taking the lead on any network related issues that may occur.
Plan, design, integrate, and test LAN / BAN / WAN solutions prior to release and deployment into Production. Schedule conversions and cutovers.
Administer LAN / BAN / WANs. Schedule conversions and cutovers.
Coordinate with all responsible users and sites.
Bachelor Degree in IT, or related field of study, and 8 - 10 years of experience in the information technology field or a Master’s Degree in a technical discipline with 6 10 years of experience in network administration.
Specialized experience in the performance and configuration of networks as well as the integration and testing of complex large-scale computer integrated networks
Must have a minimum DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technician Level II (ex. CompTIA Security+, CCNA Security, etc.) or higher IAT level certification (ex. CISSP, CASP)
Must possess an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) network support certification such as a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Juniper, or Aruba Associated level certification
Active DoD Secret Clearance
Professional or Expert level network certifications are highly preferred (Cisco CCNP, Juniper JNCIS, Aruba ACSP or EDGE Professional)
ITILv3 or ITILv4 Foundations certification
Additional experience in system or workstation administration
Additional operating system certifications (ex. MCSA, MCSE, RHCSA, RHCE)