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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.

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

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • 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.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • 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.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • 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).


Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
Fort Meade, Maryland
Country:
United States
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