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COMSEC Network Engineer


Network Engineer


Laurel, Maryland, United States


Provides assistance in all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks; Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents; Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a software engineering environment; Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of and/or modifications to network components.

The Network Engineer (NE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Conduct network and telecommunications system incident and problem investigation and diagnostics.

  • Identify and document workaround solutions for errors.

  • Apply workaround solutions per documented methods and procedures.

  • Apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.

  • Install and configure new network and telecommunications systems hardware and software.

  • Analyze network and telecommunications system logs, identify potential issues, and initiate corrective actions per documented methods and procedures.

  • Perform network system backups per documented methods and procedures.

  • Monitor network and telecommunications system performance and respond to anomalies and issues according to documented procedures.

  • Build network and telecommunications systems for deployment, conduct testing, and prepare for shipping.

  • Create and maintain network and telecommunications systems diagrams and configuration documentation.

  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain security devices such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptographic devices, and routers to optimize performance and ensure the desired security posture is attained and maintained.

  • Provide monitoring support of accredited network and telecommunications systems for compliance with Certification and Accreditation.

  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Plain Old Telephone (POTs) phone systems, including phone units, voicemail, switches, infrastructure and related telecommunications trunk circuits.

  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain VoIP phone systems, including phone units, voicemail, and call manager systems.

  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Video Teleconference (VTC) systems and video recording/viewing/distribution systems.

  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) TDMA IP-based satellite systems.

  • Perform module, unit, subsystem, and system level testing following documented method and procedures.

Qualifications: Five (5) years’ experience as a Network Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) additional years of experience in Network Engineering disciplines may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Required TS/SCI w/Poly.

Contractor shall currently possess and maintain one of the following certifications:

  • Computer Technology Industry Association - Network + (Network +)

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Routing and Switching

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Security

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Video

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Voice

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 $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

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.