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Network Optimization Engineer - TS/SCI with Poly Required


Network Engineer


Chantilly, Virginia, United States


The Digital Modernization Sector at Leidos is seeking a Network Optimization Engineer to support the various service owners on current network configuration and future upgrades. The Network Optimization Engineer provides support to projects that involve networks, monitors/analyzes and troubleshoots multiple Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Local Area Network (LANs) to ensure traffic is optimally traversing the network, and participates in new network configurations and integration into existing networks to maintain optimal performance.

The job duties of the Network Optimization Engineer are as follows:

  • Identifies network operations issues and solutions
  • Develops and implements methodologies for analysis, troubleshooting, and reporting on various networks
  • Analyzes problems; creates automation to improve existing systems, data collection, and data analysis
  • Applies network process improvement practices to re-engineer methodologies and principles and network process modernization projects
  • Analyzes the current performance of systems and networks
  • Reviews user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to eliminate impact on network performance, and improve survivability, and provide feedback to the network engineers
  • Uses complex network analysis tools to identify and predict problems in the network and aid in the post-mortem analysis of network anomalies
  • Generates reports and data required by the program team to manage complex networks
  • Coordinates with operations, engineering, and network management teams
  • Analyzes network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommends modifications to network component.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have 7 years of related/relevant work experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 0 years of experience OR Masters and 1 years, Bachelors and 3 years, Associates and 5 years or HS and 7 years.
  • Must meet Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 certification requirements.

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 $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

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.