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Lead Network Engineer



United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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 sustainable. 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.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide technical and managerial oversight across the EITaas BIM program to a team of network infrastructure engineers and technicians
  • Design, develop, or recommend LAN network architectures and engineering plans
  • Attend team lead sessions and act as a conduit with the program leadership team
  • Foster your team’s skills, knowledge, and experience to help drive retention, growth, career mobility, and success at Leidos
  • Interface with customer and leadership on a daily basis
  • Engage the client, where applicable, in the strategic design process to translate mission requirements into technical designs
  • Understand & troubleshoot complex situations and apply solutions successfully without reducing Customer mission capability or reducing network performance
  • Support the project lifecycle for infrastructure and technology projects
  • Configure and validate secure network systems
  • Assist with change management tasking where applicable
  • Providing reports and other deliverables to leadership and senior management
  • Manage and react to system monitoring and alerts
  • Coach, develop, and train staff on standard operating procedures, best practices, ticket documentation process, technical workarounds, root cause analysis, and corrective actions
  • Provide technical guidance to network test lab regarding design baseline and configuration changes
  • Coordinate with enterprise partners on system outages and make decisions on system failover
  • Ensure documentation relative operational procedures, engineering procedures, services, etc., are written and centrally accessible and updated as necessary
  • Collaborate using information and knowledge sharing networks and professional relationships to achieve common goals

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information technology, or other related field from an accredited university and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience and/or technology certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Hold a network engineering technical certification equivalent to a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Hold a CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • Have extensive experience with designing, configuring, and troubleshooting Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks to include hardware (switches, routers), software (operating system), network management systems, network access control (NAC), quality of service (QoS), network services (timing, logging, etc.), and distribution systems (fiber and copper cables and infrastructure).
  • Experience in IPv4 and IPv6 implementation
  • Experience with Network Administration, Network Security, Networking Standards, Network Protocols, NIST/FISMA standards and controls, SIEM platforms and other networking tools, Network Hardware Configurations
  • Ability to write and verbally communicate information security and risk-related concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Must have strong problem-solving, analytical, communication and people skills
  • Demonstrate poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of accepted security practices and customer support
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Hold at least a Secret security clearance.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Experience with designing, configuring, and implementing a wireless network.
  • Experience in Network planning, design strategies for an enterprise WLAN, design of infrastructure and network services, designing WLAN RF, advanced wireless site surveying, security design, and troubleshooting of WLAN design.
  • Demonstrated experience with an Air Force Customer
  • Experience in Software Defined Networking and virtualization solutions
  • Understanding of Zero Trust principles to include network segmentation best practices and implementation

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 $108,550.00 - $196,225.00

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.