Senior Network Engineer
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Leidos is hiring a Senior Network Engineer to provide technical leadership and support in the areas of information technology (IT) planning, solution specification/design, and target architecture development. The successful candidate will support the 844th Communications Group at three (3) locations - Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), Joint Base Andrews (JBA), and the Pentagon. The candidate will also provide and support solutions on classified and unclassified networks for the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and Headquarters Air Force (HAF). The well-qualified candidate will have a strong knowledge of IT and commercial solutions and significant experience designing and developing technical solutions. The preferred candidate has excellent communications skills, strong customer service skills, and experience serving as an advisor to a Chief Architect and/or other senior IT managers.
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Collaborate with other Enterprise Architecture (EA) Team members to document, design, & achieve target architectures.
Demonstrate successful systems development experience involving COTS/GOTS integration.
Prepare solution packages, documenting recommended technical solutions, estimated costs, and benefits.
Identify, assess, and present options for meeting functional and technical requirements, which may include hardware and software updates or upgrades.
Produce EA artifacts, including system design diagrams, recommendation justifications, & technical specifications.
Design and implement IT Network systems / solutions using validated methodologies.
Maintain and upgrade datacenter virtualization, network virtualization, & cloud environments.
Define and design solutions to address customer business drivers/requirements and meet service delivery objectives.
Help resolve issues while implementing solutions and/or addressing systemic incidents.
Lead execution of the full project lifecycle, from planning through implementation to operational readiness.
Lead technical discussions, both internally and with customer teams.
Provide transparent and regular status updates in requested format.
Implement process improvements and provide suggestions for tools, automation, etc.
Maintain core working hours but remain flexible to support after-hours maintenance windows (as necessary).
Provide on-call support and systems engineering expertise when operational issues or outages are escalated (as necessary).
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant, technical discipline and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience, additonal years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Active, DoD Secret security clearance.
Enterprise level Network design experience.
Must be able to obtain a DoD 8570 certification, IAT level II or higher (e.g., Security+ CE) within 30 days of employment
One or more of the following credentials: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), CCNP Data Center (CCNP DC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Docker Certified Associate (DCA).
Strong communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
Experience with the following products, technologies, or procedures:
Microsoft Server (e.g., 2012, 2016, 2019).
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server.
Storage Area Networks (SANs).
Network monitoring tools (e.g., SolarWinds, SCOM, vROPS, etc.).
DISA STIGs, Air Force MTOs, TCNOs and other DoD guidance.
DoD and/or USAF systems engineering processes and procedures.
Project Management principles.
Enterprise IT ticketing systems (e.g., Remedy).
VMware virtual environments.
Requires an active Secret clearance.
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.