Laurel, MD

Network Engineer

$60,500-$135,000 / YEAR

Job Description


Job Description:


This unique network engineering opportunity will allow you to participate on a high-visibility DoD/Intel program that provides IT support, systems integration and life cycle support, enterprise application development, network engineering, information systems security (ISS), and 24x7x365 multi-tiered support to mission-focused offices worldwide.


•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.


•Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required; 5 additional years of experience in Network Engineering disciplines may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

•10 years’ experience as a Network Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

Must possess an active CCNA certification (CCNA-Routing and Switching, Security, Video or Voice.)

•Must be able to routinely lift 35 lbs.

•You must be a U.S. Citizen and possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance to start the program.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit [ Link Removed ] .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That’s why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available [ Link Removed ] .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [ Link Removed ] .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.