Job Description At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us. The Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS), Space and Launch Division, is seeking a Lead Network Design Engineer (Level 4) to join our team in Herndon, VA. The Space and Launch Team creates the next generation products and services for the BDS business unit. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our team focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments. Position Overview: The Lead Network Design Engineer will support a proprietary program in the Northern Virginia area. This program is dynamic and exciting, providing the opportunity to work within and learn a broad range of engineering disciplines. This role will focus on translating customer needs into detailed requirements for system integrated design including system/data architecture, facility design, hardware selection, software selection/development, system integration, testing and operations/maintenance. As the Lead Network Design Engineer, you will work in a dynamic team environment and collaborate with several types of engineering disciplines to execute tasks on-quality and on-time. Position Responsibilities: Leads the identification, analysis and documentation of requirements for both classified and unclassified network transport technologies and services (eg, voice, video, data) based on customer goals, objectives, cost and security constraints. Leads and organizes the creation and documentation of designs that conform to architectural and security standards, to meet customer requirements, using industry best practices and tools. Prepares and deploys complex implementation packages per Boeing standards. Leads the performance of complex preventative, proactive and reactive maintenance in order to meet service restoration and network availability objectives, using network analysis and monitoring tools. Researches, develops, documents and deploys emerging technologies and techniques, determining proper integration into existing systems to meet customer needs, as directed. Leads and coordinates implementation planning for multi-technology insertion projects, using established project management methodologies for the purpose of controlling costs and ensuring adherence to project plan. Work Authorization: This position requires an active TS/SCI US Security Clearance. (A US Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.). This position is contingent on clearance verification and customer concurrence. Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience): Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics. Security+ certification. Experience working with maintenance of Cisco switches, routers, wireless, command line interface and network protocols. 3 years or more of experience leading network security infrastructure (Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Access Control Lists) projects. Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience): Current CCNP, CCNA and/or CISSP Certification. Experience writing scripts to collect network device status and to perform software upgrades. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. Experience in Project management skills. Experience working with Microsoft Office products. Experience with COMSEC equipment. Typical Education & Experience: Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (eg Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (eg PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. Relocation: This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, based on candidate eligibility.). Drug Free Workplace: Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies. Eligible For 3 ERP At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements. Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. Virginia Summary pay range: Min: $128,350 - Max: $173,650 Equal Opportunity Employer: Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.