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Network Engineer


Network Engineer


Norfolk, Virginia, 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 for a position as part of a team supporting the Air Force’s U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Extended (BICES-X) program in MacDill AFB, Norfolk VA. This is a full time position that must work in Norfolk VA. No full time telework is allowed.

US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical advice to the Government on matters relating to delivery and access to services through innovative, approved network engineering processes.

  • Provide Network engineering support for installations, maintenance and Navy integration projects.

  • Act as technical site lead for Navy integration, troubleshooting and maintenance of desktop and network equipment, transport, Navy Cyber/Information Assurance compliance, processes and technical documentation submissions IAW applicable Navy processes.

  • Provide direct support to other sites as directed by the C2F N6.

  • Analyzes voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites.

  • Configures communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other applicable devices.

  • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.

  • Analyzes network topologies, traffic, and capacity requirements and provides recommendations for systems improvements.

  • Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.

  • May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.

  • May perform network administration duties.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Installs, tests, and troubleshoots both land based network equipment as well as fly away kits.

Qualifications Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 5+ years of Network Engineering experience-may substitute additional years of experience.

  • Must possess a current CompTIA Security+ CE certification.

  • Must possess a completed CCNA certification.

  • Must complete a CCNP certification within twelve months of hire.

  • Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance

  • Must meet DOD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.

  • Knowledge and experience with routing and switching protocols (e.g., OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree Protocol, ISAKMP, ESP, SIP, SCCP, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience with current Cisco IOS software and hardware features

  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot Multicast

  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot DMVPN and GRE tunnels

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and multi-task while still ensuring high quality of work

  • Highly organized with strong ability to prioritize work and work autonomously

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Great attention to detail and presentation

  • Results driven, highly efficient, energetic, and highly motivated

  • Must possess a high degree of intelligence, competence, maturity, adaptability, resilience, integrity, and initiative

  • The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network analysis and design.

  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, VDI environments, and related network hardware and software.

  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.

  • Possess experience with hardware encryption (e.g. KG-175/KG-250) required and software encryption Preferred Qualifications

Preferred skills

  • Completed CCNP Routing and Switching or CCNP Enterprise

  • Knowledge and experience with VoIP/collaboration systems

  • Knowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devices

  • Knowledge of Virtualization technologies

  • Knowledge and experience with data center networking

  • Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets

  • Understanding of network virtualization

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course

  • Understanding of VxRail Manager and best practices​

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.