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Network Engineer (Lead)


Network Engineer


Pensacola, Florida, United States


Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is seeking a Network Engineer (Lead) for a position as part of a team supporting the Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) in Pensacola, FL.

This is a full-time position that must work in Pensacola, FL. No full-time telework is allowed.

The Network Engineer (Lead) is responsible for supporting tasks on the contract related to the UCSA Transport Network. Establishes Network information requirements using analysis of the Network engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale networking infrastructure (CAN, MAN, WAN). Designs architecture to include the software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Ensures that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant. Evaluates analytically and systematically problems of work flows and network usage, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action. Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy an UCSA regional presence solution that will enable the UCSA network to extend its logical boundary and provide a presence, both Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside CONUS (OCONUS), for other assets to be deployed within the UCSA network and security boundary.

  • Perform all required network, system and crypto related administration of the UCSA Transport Network as directed by the Government. All UCSA Transport Network systems together within the UCSA AOR currently consist of 23 separate global sites with 23 router/firewall/switch devices and 23 encryption devices.

  • Installing hardware (if Government waiver is approved), installing virtual components are systems, installing servers, installing operating systems, installing software, uninstalling software, monitoring systems and processes, patching operating systems and software applications, installing network devices, configuring network devices, patching network devices, monitoring network devices, installing storage and database systems, patching storage and database systems, configuring and tuning.

  • Will be the Service Owner for the UCSA Transport Network who shall create, document, and maintain a UCSA Transport Network Service Design Plan (SDP) that shall define all aspects of the service throughout all stages of its lifecycle.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen; Active Secret Clearance Required with ability to obtain a Top Secret

  • BA/BS in a technical discipline with at least 10 years of experience

  • IAT II

  • Juniper experience

  • F5 experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DISA Network Enclaves

  • TS Clearance

  • ITIL/AGILE experience

  • Juniper certification

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.