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Senior Network Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Laurel, Maryland, United States


Provides assistance in all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks; Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents; Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a software engineering environment; Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of and/or modifications to network components.

The Level 3 Network Engineer (NE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Conduct complex network problem analysis; resolve complex network and telecommunications problems.

  • Research, recommend, and evaluate network performance, optimization, and security solutions.

  • Optimize end-to-end network system performance and traffic flow management.

  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through problem analysis and use of network performance analytic tools.

  • Assist system engineers and cross-organizational teams to formulate solutions in response to mission requirements.

  • Design and verify network solutions to support requirements for routing protocols, policy based routing, traffic shaping, border gateway protocols, tunneling IP Security, network address translations, network security, firewall contexts, load-balancing, latency, data throughput, WAN acceleration, and monitoring.

  • Introduce and integrate new network and telecommunications technologies.

  • Provide guidance and leadership to Level 0-2 network engineers.

  • Verify and validate activities of Level 0-2 network engineers, ensure approved methods and procedures are followed.

Clearance Required: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph. Must be US Citizen

Qualifications: Fifteen (15) years’ experience as a Network Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) additional years of experience in Network Engineering disciplines may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Candidate shall currently possess and maintain one of the following certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Routing and Switching

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Security

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – (CCNA) Voice

Pay Range:

Pay Range $105,300.00 - $190,350.00

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.