Leidos has a great opportunity for a Network Engineer located at Cannon AFB, NM. Candidates must possess a current TS/SCI security clearance in order to be considered. **Relocation Assistance is available.
The job of the Network Engineer is to support the daily operations and upgrades of an Air Force Operations Center. Primary responsibility is to provide 24/7/365 network Engineering support and provide direction to staff consisting of integration, engineering, operations and maintenance of the multiple network systems to a Predator Operations Center and to assist technical solutions to real-time issues.
This position Provides overall network engineering support for a broad range of networks that reside in the operations center, and work with networking staff across the RPA enterprise to resolve problems and recommend upgrades and network changes.
-Full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, and implementation.
-Comprehensive knowledge of this technical field and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments.
-Receive assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives.
-Complete daily assignments and tasks meeting defined best practices and operational workflow.
-Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. Establishes and recommends changes to policies
-Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3+ years of experience in a broad range of assignments in technical tasks directly related to the proposed area of responsibility. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
-Experience designing, building and editing IP and networks.
-Candidate must be knowledgeable with ATM networks and experience maintaining Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Ericsson/Marconi ATM switches and complete configuration changes, maintain system and troubleshoot problems and guide the Network technicians through changes.
-Excellent leadership and communication skills in team environments and superior customer service skills.
-Must hold a current Security+ CE certification or attain this certification within 6 months of hire as required by DoD 8570.
-Must have a TS/SCI security clearance.
-Prior military experience is highly desirable and experience with Predator UAV operations center networking specifically.
-Cisco classes or certification and familiarity with DoD cryptographic equipment (e.g. FASTLANE/TACLANE) is a plus.
**External Referral Eligible