Description Job Description:Leidos has an opening for a Network Architect Engineer to join our team at the Washington Navy Yard, DC supporting the Theater Mission Planning Center (TMPC) Program. The Position involves extensive knowledge of network communications, design, architecture, security controls and configuration. Candidates should possess a design and administrator level understanding of enterprise networking architecture/management, troubleshooting, as well as the capacity to follow detailed installation and configuration management policies and procedures. The successful candidate will have a key role supporting command and control mission planning software integration, testing, Fleet activities and system installations for the program. The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced and mission-focused environment is a must. PRIMARY FOCUS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Work as a lead Network Architect Engineer on a team responsible for design, development and integration of current and future TMPC network architectures.Define TMPC configuration baselines and versioning; initiate and conduct studies that examine upgrades and changes to the TMPC system and communications infrastructure.Provide network engineering knowledge and skills to support everyday network operations, integration/installation and test and evaluation activities.Perform detailed maintenance and troubleshooting using a thorough grasp of network architecture, networking hardware, protocols and routing and switching.Support and develop network design reviews mainly focused on cybersecurity requirements and security controls.Coordinate and recommend network upgrades and maintenance activities with TMPC build and installation plans.Perform daily monitoring (health and status) of system nodes. BASIC QUALIFICATIONSExperience with Standard network devices including Cisco IOS, Juniper OS.Ability to travel 25% including OCONUS and possible brief periods underway onboard US Navy ships.Currently possess an active Top Secret clearance and ability to be approved for a TS/SCIMinimum of IAT II Certifications: Comp TIA Security+, Cisco Certified Network AssociateBachelor's degree preferred in Computer Science or relevant field, BSEE, BSSE or comparable experience with 12+ years of overall related experience. Relevant military experience along with certifications other training may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSEffective written and oral communication skills6+ years of experience with DoD network communications.IAT II qualified in accordance with DoD 8570.1 m. External Referral Bonus:EligiblePotential for Telework:NoClearance Level Required:Top SecretTravel:Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Network Administration and Ops Leidos is a Fortune 500(R) 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 www.Leidos.com.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 Leidos.com 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 email@example.com.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.