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Sr. Network Engineer (CAN/LAN): TS/SCI with Poly Required


Network Engineer


Chantilly, Virginia, United States


Leidos has an opening for a Network Engineer (Campus Area Network/Local Area Network (CAN/LAN)) to support global enterprise networks. The CAN/LAN service network architecture provides solutions for modernizing network components while supporting service delivery for requirements in a focused operational enterprise. Our team is completely replacing a global enterprise network while providing design, engineering, and transition for a wide range of network requirements. This is a unique and rare opportunity to build and transition critical operations to a modern service provider network architecture.

The job duties of the Network Engineer (CAN/LAN) are as follows:

  • Interpret requirements and apply standard design approaches for service delivery. Fully document designs with diagrams, bill of materials, cabling sheets, configurations, and other supporting documents.
  • Use our private test lab to evaluate new technologies and capabilities, test proposed changes to production networks, and recreate troubleshooting scenarios to support the production enterprise network.
  • Schedule maintenance windows for migrating user connections from legacy to the modern infrastructure transition services with little to no impact on critical data flows.
  • Provide technical expertise to Operations engineers and technicians, supporting fault isolation and resolution. Solve tough problems with innovative and scalable solutions.
  • Develop secure network designs including configurations that align with Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and enterprise policies. Obtain Authority to Operate (ATO) for new devices, software, and capabilities.
  • Supervise (not manage) other network support specialists to plan, coordinate, and implement network services.
  • Develop and improve design products, processes, and systems for our team to work efficiently and effectively.
  • Although this position is focused on CAN/LAN, this opportunity offers the ability to learn and work on Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Required qualifications include the following:

  • TS SCI CI Poly
  • Candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a doctorate and 8 years of experience, OR a master’s and 10 years, a bachelor’s and 12 years, an associates and 14 years, or HS and 16 years.
  • Must be compliant with DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 (Security+ CE)
  • Experience specific to network engineering to include Tier III or higher network operations and/or network design and implementation
  • Prior responsibility for production network hardware configurations for Cisco, Brocade, and/or Juniper.
  • Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard routing protocols in a production network, such as Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) or Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard switching and trunking protocols in a production network, such as Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), 802.1q, and port-channels.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Network engineering and design experience specific to CAN/LAN. Experience should include application of industry standards, developing configurations, and integration of solutions into production environments.
  • Network engineering and design experience with MPLS WANs, network management tools, and firewalls.
  • Expert knowledge of routing and switching protocols and the ability to demonstrate knowledge through briefings and documentation. Extensive BGP experience a plus.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent knowledge.
  • Initiative and disciplined to work unsupervised as part of a network engineering team. Experience establishing process, developing documents, and organizing repositories a plus.

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.