Computer Network Architect

Arlington VA Leidos


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Leidos is seeking a qualified candidate to join our DISA JSP ETM team as the Senior Network Engineer. The successful candidate will support an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA. The Senior Network Engineer provides expert support to a Rapid Response Team responsible for quick responses and fixes for urgent issues, as identified.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate, troubleshoot, and install network routers and switches

  • Design and architect routed and switched networks

  • Provide planning and technical support for network resources and connectivity.

  • Maintain fully functional mission support capabilities, to include all network devices, interfaces, and component parts.

  • Ensure baseline configuration of all network assets is documented and configured according to DoD and JSP engineering standards

  • Conduct urgent break-fixes and other requirements in response to incidents

  • Manage the network connectivity at all VIP/Government Officer (GO) locations and other priority locations within JSP scope of responsibility

  • Implement and manage network connectivity and transport across all classification levels.

  • Manage and perform the installation, maintenance, and removal of all equipment in accordance with JSP-approved standards and architecture drawings, to include encryption devices, VoIP devices, and VoSIP devices, and auxiliary power equipment (i.e., Uninterrupted Power Supply).

  • Manage and perform life-cycle maintenance for all transport devices and supporting equipment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Engineering, or other relevant field and 12+ years of experience or a Masters degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Experience operating, troubleshooting, installing network routers and switches

  • Experience designing, architecting routed and switched networks

  • Experience with the DoD environment

  • At least one nationally recognized certification for senior network administrators/engineers/architects in the area of routers and switches

  • Must possess at least one certification that fulfills IAT Level III requirement. Must possess one of the following certifications: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, or CCSP

  • TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

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 $108,550.00 – $196,225.00

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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