Network Engineer

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Leidos is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team at Ft. Meade, MD.

The DES program is a highly demanding mission and requires expert technical and professional management to support  DISA's enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. You will be supporting a large and complex IT discovery, design, and migration effort towards a Single Service Provider model for the Department of Defense. This role will include discovery analysis and design activities required to migrate common IT services from multiple large-scale DoD agencies into DoDNet. 

•Must hold an active Secret security clearance or able to obtain one prior to start date. (US Citizenship required)

•Plan and design secure network solutions to consolidate connectivity services under an enterprise service. 
•Partner with key stakeholders and technical experts to perform legacy environment discovery, assessing current capabilities, configurations, and unique requirements to develop a design and architecture leveraging approved design patterns.   
•Design secure wide area connectivity inclusive of underlay, overlay, and COI transport design that supports performance, quality of service, security, and mission requirements.  
•Provide secure access solutions leveraging wired and wireless technologies, integrating standards, use cases/scenarios, and develop associated implementation and transition plans.  
•Integrate capacity planning and scaling of network and security stack environments into the overall design of solutions.
•Collect, investigate, and identify network optimization strategies and techniques to meet capacity and performance standards.  
•Identify legacy service paths (i.e. dataflow, firewall rulesets, and ACLs) and develop strategies and designs for the to-be enterprise service capability to meet requirements while balancing security, sustainability, and maintainability.
•Support development of IP addressing schemes across IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
•Work with information assurance teams to ensure compliance to DoD standards to assist with providing accreditation artifacts.
•Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
•Must have an active DoD IAT Level II (Security+ ) certification or equivalent prior to start.
•Proficiency in at least one of: enterprise-class firewall technologies, proxies, load balancers, and other IP/transport specific management tools (EMS) and general practices. Expertise in IP technologies, i.e. Networking architectures and methodologies.
•This position requires extensive writing and the selected candidate MUST have superb writing skills.

•Demonstrated expertise in the design and consolidation of network and security environments across geographically dispersed sites
•Expert Knowledge of DoD security requirements for network environments. 
•Proficiency in at least one of the following tools:  PaloAlto Panorama, SolarWinds, Cisco Prime, or Junos Space.


External Referral Eligible  

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 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.

Job Summary

Fort Meade, MD, United States Location
Full Time Job Type

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