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Network Engineer


Network Engineer


Washington, Washington DC, United States


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more day one!

Are you ready to unleash your potential?

Leidos is seeking a Network Engineer to support a Network Management Control Center (NMCC) in day-to-day operations and monitoring of the client's network equipment availability and performance, respond to alerts and trouble tickets, and perform troubleshooting tasks. The Network Engineer will work as part of a team comprised of other Leidos employees, sub-contractors and client personnel. Open communication with these team members is paramount to ensure the client's network achieves over a 99% availability.

The ideal Network Engineer must have the ability to work as part of an operations team and be able to support multiple tasks at the same time​. Key duties will include managing various components of the data network wired infrastructure, including wireless routers, switches, the monitoring and alerting infrastructure which serves as the nexus of the NMCC's incident and alert management system. Additional duties may involve project-based work for the improvement of the client's infrastructure or other elements of NMCC alert management, including integration of additional components, systems, or products into the managed device framework.

This position is based in Lanham, MD but will have the benefit to work remote 50% of the time.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years experience managing a large enterprise network, LAN technologies based on Cisco hardware and platforms. However, additional years of relevant experience in lieu of degree may be considered.

  • Experience working in a Network Operation Center (NOC) environment, responding to trouble tickets and alerts for LAN and WAN environments.

  • Expertise in networking concepts and equipment such as IPv4 and IPv6, MPLS, PLS and SIP, Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, Protocol analyzers, and probes.

  • Valid ACSP, CCNA, CCNP or higher certification(s), desired.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Candidates must be able to pass an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) security background check prior to start date.

  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years and be Federal Tax compliant if not, candidate will not be considered.

Working Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 4:00 pm to midnight - All federal holidays are non-work days.

Work Location:

  • New Carrollton Federal Building in Lanham, MD (Hybrid schedule), must reside in DMV area.

The Mission

The Digital Modernization Sector is focused on delivering performance-based IT services and repeatable solutions to include applying cloud-factory and aaS (as a Service) capabilities and integrating commercial products to provide a comprehensive digital engineering approach to IT transformation. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

Innovate and create at Leidos! We have no shortage of challenging technical and research problems. Join the Leidos team and apply your talents to solve them.

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.