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Network Engineer

Job Description:
  • The Defense group at Leidos has a career opening for a Network Engineer located at DISA HQ at Fort Meade, MD.

    This network engineer will support the sustainment and ongoing development of the DISA Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution.

    • Assist in the design, development, test, implementation and sustainment of SDN components.
    • Support troubleshooting, incident and problem management as necessary.
    • Apply working knowledge of technical domain to develop solutions to routine technical problems.
    • Collaborate with GSM-O request fulfillment and engineering teams to obtain network configurations/templates for various services and implement them in lab environments.
    • Verify and validate SDN/NFV/Orchestration solutions by integrating them into the GSM-O SDN lab environments.
    • Travel to customer sites as needed to support SDN and NFV infrastructure deployments.
    • Periodically validate SDN database by collecting data from various sources including configuration management databases (CMDBs), live router configurations and other data sources.
    • Make and renew SDN port reservations periodically in the CMDB.
    • Validate IPT-PE Location and POC Identification.
    • Inspect router configurations and compare with templates and baselines to determine router readiness for SDN integration.
    • Communicate configuration requirements for new capabilities to the software team.

    • Bachelor's degree and 8+ yrs. of relevant experience; additional years of applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
    • Hold a current DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE) or higher.
    • Hands on experience configuring Juniper (Junos), Cisco (ASR9K, IOS-XR) and Palo Alto in a production environment.
    • Solid understanding of current and evolving network architectures and trends.
    • Network protocol experience (OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, MPLS, IP/MPLS VPN).
    • Experience analyzing VLAN, routing, IP addressing and sub-netting.
    • Layer 2/3 VPN and firewall knowledge and experience.

    • Must have a Secret clearance with SSBI or a Top Secret Clearance.

    • Experience with network function virtualization and SDN.
    • Experience with prototyping and building prototypes/proofs of concept.
    • Experience with scripting is a plus to automate configuration and validation tasks that are performed regularly.
    • Experience with one or more of the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management.
    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching or Juniper Network Certified Specialist - Service Provider (JNCIS-SP).

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Fort Meade, Maryland
United States
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