Architecture Engineer- TS/SCI with Poly Required - Sterling

Sterling, VA

Job Description

Architecture Engineer- TS/SCI with Poly Required

Posted: Friday, 3/15/2024


Job Description:

The Digital Modernization Sector at Leidos is seeking has an opening for an Architecture Engineer (CAN/LAN) to support global enterprise networks.  Network Architecture provides solutions for modernizing the network components while supporting service delivery requirements in a focused operational enterprise. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support requirement gathering and apply standard design approaches for service delivery. Fully document designs with diagrams, bill of materials, cabling sheets, configurations, and other supporting documents.
  • Use our private test lab to evaluate new technologies and capabilities, test proposed changes to production networks, and recreate troubleshooting scenarios to support the production enterprise network.
  • Schedule maintenance windows for migrating user connections from legacy to the modern infrastructure transition services with little to no impact on critical data flows.
  • Develop secure network designs including configurations that align with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and enterprise policies. Obtain Authority to Operate (ATO) for new devices, software, and capabilities.
  • Provide feedback to improve design products, processes, and systems for our team to work efficiently and effectively.
  • Although this position focuses on CAN/LAN, this opportunity offers the ability to learn and work on Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have 10 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 8 years of experience OR Masters and 4 years, Bachelors and 6 years, Associates and 8 years or HS and 10 years. 
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Security+ Certification
  • Compliance with DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 (Security+ CE)
  •  Experience specific to Network Engineering to include network operations and/or network design and implementation
  •  Prior responsibility for production network hardware configurations for Cisco, Brocade, and/or Juniper
  • Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard routing protocols in a production network, such as Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) or Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Network engineering and design experience specific to CAN/LAN. Experience should include application of industry standards, developing configurations, and integration of solutions into production environments.
  • Network engineering and design experience with MPLS WANs, network management tools, and firewalls
  • Detailed knowledge of routing and switching protocols and the ability to demonstrate knowledge. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent knowledge.
  • Ability to obtain a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification within one year from the date of hire.
  • Initiative and disciplined to work as part of a network engineering team

Original Posting Date:


While 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 $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.

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