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Network Engineer

Company: Leidos Inc
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Network Engineer to provide technical support for the development, test, deployment, and sustainment of a complex telecommunication system. As a Network Engineer on this program, you will be a member of a team that interacts with technical and non-technical teammates, including customers and vendors. In this role, you will be required conduct surveys, assist with the designing of installation packages, conducting equipment and cable installations, administer configurations, providing technical assistance, supporting commissioning testing, troubleshooting, and resolving issues associated with the various network elements.This is a remote position, but will require you travel up to 90% of the time.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct Site Surveys and installations for Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) in CONUS and OCONUS locations as required to assess/analyze site preparedness and develop implementation plans, power requirements, and associated cost estimates.
  • Ensure design, installation, and network cabling infrastructure and medium are installed and compliant with current NIST and DISN Standards.
  • Build and install equipment racks.
  • Configure Cisco, Ciena, Safenet network elements per Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) guidelines.
  • Assist with the development of method of procedures (MOP) and creating MBOM (Manufacturing Bill of Materials) for power and network equipment requirements for projects.
  • Execute the actions identified in the TSIP to accomplish the tasks required to bring the installed equipment into operational readiness.
  • Perform on site configuration of equipment and installation test and acceptance (IT&A) of network components and facilitate remote testing with off-site Operations Engineering support.
  • Conduct installation/de-installation/upgrade/interface actions associated with network components at user locations.
  • Support senior staff as required to meet customer requirements and project milestones.
  • Assist with the preparation of engineering project packages and TSIPs for installation teams to include installation instructions, power requirements, industry specifications and references, CADD drawings, and BOMs.
  • Perform redline updates to project deliverables, by incorporating sub-contractors' field redline drawings and ensuring changes are reflected on master documents.
  • Submit expenses, timecards, and other administrative tasks within the specified timelines.
  • Have flexible working hours to be available to support off hour work, when needed.
  • Test and troubleshoot network infrastructure issues.
  • Create accurate reports and documentation to design/certify network infrastructure.
  • Comply with all safety requirements and all required training, following the guidance provided in Leidos policies, procedures, and manuals.
  • Provide government and contractor project managers weekly status updates on project actions.
  • Perform other tasks, duties and assignments as required.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must have an active Secret security clearance.
    • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems and 4+ years of related experience in installation such as BICSI or Telcordia. Specific experience, education, and training may be considered in place of a degree.
    • Experience with surveys, installations, pulling and terminating cable, determining, and implementing required pin outs, installing, and configuring Ciena equipment, cards power supplies, racks, patch panels, etc., testing, and documenting installations, dressing, and labeling cables, racks, patch panels, etc.
    • ANSI/BICSI 002
      • Data Center Design and Implementation Best Practices
      • ANSI/BICSI N1
        • Installation Practices for Telecommunications and ICT Cabling and Related Cabling Infrastructure
        • ANSI/BICSI N3
          • Planning and Installation Methods for the Bonding and Grounding of Telecommunication and ICT Systems and Infrastructure
          • Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITSIMM)
          • Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM)
          • Job requires frequent bending, stooping, twisting, turning, and working in unusual positions requiring full body mobility.
          • Working knowledge of Ciena 6500, Ciena 5160, Ciena 5171, and other ancillary equipment.
          • Must have experience with DC power systems.
          • Knowledgeable and proficiency in M.S. Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), specifically Visio.
          • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, along with excellent written and oral communication skills.
          • Must be always responsive to all customer issues and requests. Must be willing & able to travel at short notice.
          • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, and perform other installation activities.
          • Must be able to obtain DoD Directive 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (such as CompTIA Security+ CE) certification within a year from start date.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
            • DoD Directive 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (such as CompTIA Security+ CE) certification or higher.
            • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
            • BICSI certification
            • Field Service Engineering experience
            • Ciena CertificationOriginal Posting Date:2024-06-06While 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 $55,250.00 - $99,875.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.#Remote

Keywords: Leidos Inc, Reston , Network Engineer, Engineering , Reston, Virginia

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