Senior Network Engineer

  • Leidos
  • Laurel, MD, USA
  • 03/02/2018
Polygraph FS Cybersecurity Engineering - Hardware / Software

Job Description

Leidos has a career opening for a Sr. Network Engineer in Laurel, MD.


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.
  • 15 years’ experience as a Network Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Must possess an active CCNP certification (CCNP-Routing and Switching, Security, Video or Voice.)
  • Must be able to routinely lift 35 lbs. 
  • You must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance to start the program.


External Referral Eligible