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Network Engineer


Network Engineer


Remote, Virginia, United States


Leidos is seeking qualified candidates to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team, who will support an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies. The Network Engineer will work with various Product Owners to deliver new cloud service capabilities. The Senior Network Engineer will develop, configure, and deploy network services within the Azure Cloud and data centers to fulfill end user requirements. The Senior Network Engineer will participate in the development of user stories, sprint planning, and test case development / execution within an agile project environment.

Clearance Requirement

*Must possess an active DoD Secret clearance

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing, maintaining, and operating Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs), Wireless, Internet connectivity, utilizing Infrastructure as Code and Ansible Automation Platform.
  • Automate network changes on across various vendor platforms and Azure Cloud.
  • Azure Cloud Networking and Security Experience
  • Experience in planning, designing and migration of DDI Services (InfoBlox)
  • Experience in DHCP, DNS and IPAM Solutions as a Service
  • Experience with ISE (Identity Service Engine)
  • Assist multifunctional teams to help optimize and visualize network operations.
  • Conduct data captures to obtain network performance information.
  • 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.
  • Have a significant role in the evaluation and support of network architectures across platforms to ensure alignment to cloud and network modernization strategies, capabilities and requirement sets.
  • Participate in the day-to-day execution of the enterprise architecture strategy via agile release schedules utilizing DevOps and CI/CD tool sets.
  • Work across multiple projects and systems to develop user stories, test cases, system design document, implementation plans, and SOPs.
  • Understanding technical security best particles and guidelines. Knowledge of and experience with security policies, network security, data security and security event management.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Possess a current Secret clearance.
  • Experience architecting/deploying/operating solutions software defined networking.
  • Experience with DevOps principles and Automation Platforms such Cisco DNA, Palo Alto Prisma and Ansible.
  • Strong understanding of networking in the areas of LAN, WAN, TCP/UDP, IPSec, VPN, Proxies, Routing(L2/L3), Firewalls and Software Defined Networking.
  • Strong scripting experience/background (using Python)
  • Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST.
  • Candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, a strong analytical ability.
  • Expertise in the Atlassian tool suite, to include JIRA and Confluence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Current IAT Level II or higher Certification such as Security + or CISSP

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate expertise in design and improvement of complex and geographically enterprise networks including geo-load balancing and datacenter network failover.
  • Expert knowledge of DoD security requirements for network infrastructure.
  • DOD Network Routing Experience
  • Demonstrate experience in system hardening of network infrastructure to include DoD STIG implementation.
  • Certified Cisco Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent.
  • Aruba Networking Experience
  • Wireless Engineering Experience


External Referral Eligible

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 $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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.


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.