More About the Role:
SMIT at Leidos currently has an opening for a Communications
Network Engineer - Regional Technical Delivery Lead position. This
is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the SMIT
mission. SMIT is the largest IT services program for the
Navy. Under SMIT, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of
the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services,
network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately,
Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks
and data management to improve capability and service while also
saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise
network. The Position involves extensive knowledge of network
communications, architecture, security controls and
Candidates for this position are highly motivated and have
working knowledge of network operations, fault diagnosis, repair,
installation, configuration, cabling, passive infrastructure,
troubleshooting, project execution, and COMSEC Operations, as well
as the ability to follow detailed policies and procedures. The
ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced and
mission-focused environment is a must.
What You'll Get to Do:
•Leads a team of Service Delivery-focused Network Engineers
responsible for Transport Operational Engineering supporting
BAN/LAN/WLAN/WAN/RAS/DSTB/COI and Crypto Network Engineering,
troubleshooting, repair, installation, cabling, configuration,
implementation, and integration of current and future SMIT network
architectures as per approved processes and procedures.
•Champions the evolution from the current silo engineering models
•Overseas and documents work activities/details per established
tools and processes; maintains accurate site, regional and project
•Supervises the creation and updates to network architecture
diagrams, configuration bundles, and reviews implementation plans
for accuracy prior to implementation.
•Operationalizes new solution development by interfacing with
Engineering providing critical input and ensuring seamless delivery
into sustainment while minimizing risk to the infrastructure
•Provides guidance and direction for operations staff on new
solutions being introduced into the program.
•Initiates software upgrades and changes to the NGEN-R system and
communications infrastructure as prescribed by Domain Architects
•May perform maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and
removal/replacement of faulty hardware using SOPs, TTPs, work
instructions, vendor guidance, and other documented processes and
•Technical escalation support for the Base/Field Engineers for all
operations and maintenance activities.
•Supports network configuration/asset management activities,
manages configuration drift, and accurately creates or modifies
network documentation to reflect the as-is and/or to-be
•Supports Cybersecurity requirements and implementation of security
controls (STIG compliance).
•Coordinates network upgrades and planned maintenance activities
with NGEN-R Program and customer stakeholders.
•Position may require local area and/or overnight travel by car or
air to assigned locations to conduct operations focused activities
i.e. break/fix, COMSEC support, etc...
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred with 10+ years of
overall related experience...Relevant experience may be considered
in lieu of Bachelor’s degree (4 additional years of experience may
be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree at the hiring Manager’s
•8+ years’ experience troubleshooting complex routing and switching
•8+ years’ experience configuring switches, routers, network
appliances, WAN acceleration devices.
•Must currently possess an active Secret clearance.
•Ability to travel up to 25% including possible OCONUS travel.
•Must have current IAT Level II Certification: Comp TIA Security+,
Cisco Certified Network Associate-Security.
•Must have current Network Vendor Associate Level Certification is
required (i.e. Cisco CCNA, Juniper JNCIA, etc…).
•Ability to be scheduled to work, or be called in to work during
off hours and weekends to meet customer mission support
•Experience with multiple vendor routing, switching or wireless
•Strong understanding and in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP
•Ability to work independently or in a team environment to resolve
technical issues in a dynamic environment.
•Customer service experience.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Top Secret Security Clearance.
•DevOps, CI/CD experience.
•Scripting experience (i.e. Python, etc…).
•Automation experience (i.e. Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc…).
•SDN/SD WAN experience.
•Professional or Expert level vendor certifications.
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Standard Plus On Call
Network Administration and Ops