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Network Engineer

Reston, VA


Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as paid time off (PTO), flexible schedules, discounted stock purchase plans, career growth, unlimited education and training support, parental paid leave and more! You will have the opportunity to work under the best leadership in the industry at all levels; where supporting their employees and what they what matters.

Leidos is looking for a Network Engineer to be part of a team responsible for the design, migration, implementation, enhancement, optimization and maintenance of LAN/WAN/Video/Voice/desktop infrastructure. Network engineers are responsible for designing, development, integration and configure unique networks. This positions will require the skillset and experience use free thinking and independent judgement to provide unique solutions. Maintain and upgrade the network hardware and software as well as providing individual solutions for the network to ensure network availability to all system users. Tasks may include: participate in the development of new network designs, assess network management architecture, document the architecture, develop test plans, and conduct the testing effort. The candidate will be responsible for upgrades and support unique problem resolution.

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No more than 5% CONUS travel is required for this position.

Duties shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Develop technical solutions to issues that may be unclear and require deep technical knowledge.
  • Utilizing of various data sources will be necessary to fully understand the issues and inform the solution, have strong skillsets in network monitoring tools and deep analysis of network data
  • Evaluate network service requests and validate/triage unique inquiries
  • Analyze existing and future network infrastructure and provide solutions requirements
  • Maintain network hardware and software, to include network layer communications providing transport.
  • Monitor network to ensure availability to all system users and performs necessary maintenance to support network availability.
  • Create and update network infrastructure documentation.
  • Assist with the development of network architecture and roadmaps
  • Support design, design documentation, factory testing and integrations of network infrastructure.
  • Be responsible for installations, upgrades, support assistance and problem determination for operating systems, network hardware, and software products.
  • Work with stakeholders to identify short- and long-term priorities, to include multi-year road maps, five-year program and spending plans, strategic network upgrades, process efficiencies, strategic communications, and O&M frameworks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Prior experience with programs of similar size and complexity
  • Experience with the Sponsor and the Sponsor's mission
  • BS/BA degree with 8+ years of prior relevant experience, OR 12 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Hands on experience in network engineering, network administration
  • Experience performing network engineering or network administration functions on programs of similar size, scope, and complexity.
  • Cisco and Juniper Architecture experience required.
  • Ability to lead others and clearly convey complex technical concepts
  • Proven leadership skills in a complex technical environment with tight security restrictions and a diverse work force (4+ years of experience)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cisco or Juniper Certs

Original Posting Date:

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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.

Client-provided location(s): Reston, VA, USA
Job ID: Leidos-R-00128338
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program