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Communications Network Engineer, Mid-level


Job Description:

The NGEN-NMCI program at Leidos currently has an opening for a Communications Network Engineer position.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the NGEN mission.

NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy.

Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport portion of NGEN-R, 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.

Use your extensive knowledge of network communications, architecture, security controls and configuration.

Should possess an engineering and design-level understanding of enterprise networking architectures, management, and troubleshooting, as well as the capacity to follow detailed installation and configuration management policies and procedures.

The ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced and mission-focused environment is a must.


+ Bachelor's degree preferred in STEM or relevant field, or comparable experience with 4+ years of overall related experience.

+ Additional years of related work experience may be substituted for a degree at the Hiring Manager's discretion

+ Ability to travel up to 25% including OCONUS potential travel

+ Currently possess an active Secret clearance and ability to attain a TS

+ Minimum of IAT Level II Certification and Vendor Certification: Comp TIA Security+, Cisco, Juniper, or Aruba Associate level certification

+ Scheduled to work, or be called in to work, during off hours to meet customer mission support requirements

+ Experience with Standard network devices including Cisco IOS, Juniper OS, Aruba Wireless, Commscope/Ruckus/Brocade

+ 4+ years’ experience in design, maintenance, and operation of small to medium sized networks

+ 4+ years’ experience with military networks, CISCO routing and switching, and network troubleshooting

+ 4+ years’ experience OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, Spanning Tree Protocol, VLANs, LLDP, VOIP, and Multicast protocols

+ 4+ years’ experience with Cisco Switching/Routing product lines

+ Strong understanding and in-depth knowledge of IP network/subnet addressing

+ Hands-on experience diagnosing network related issues

+ Ability to work independently to resolve technical issues in a dynamic environment


+ Previous work experience providing support to the NGEN-NMCI program is highly desired

+ Experience with Cisco / Commscope (Ruckus/Brocade/Arris) / Juniper Network / Aruba WLAN

+ Juniper/McAfee/Cisco/Palo Alto Firewall experience preferred

+ Experience with Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) identity management solution

+ Professional level vendor certifications (Cisco, Juniper, Aruba, Palo Alto)

+ Experience with Element Management Systems; HP/Microfocus NNM/NA, Cisco Prime, and CiscoWorks, Juniper Space, Aruba Clearpass

+ Relevant US Military/DoD networking experience

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

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

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 here.

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 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

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.

REQNUMBER: R-00041402-OTHLOC-PL-2D2400

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Communications Network Engineer, Mid-level

Full time
San Diego, CA

Published on 09/26/2020