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Network Engineer

Honolulu HI Leidos


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The Defense Group has a dynamic job opening for a Network Engineer in Hawaii. All work will be performed onsite at the SSO Facility in Pearl Harbor, HI. In this role, you will provide network administration and technical support for the Hopper’s customer base in Hawaii and Guam.

This is a great opportunity as you’ll be living & working in the beautiful state of Hawaii and be a part of a forward based maintenance division that is subordinate to the Hopper Operations Department in Suitland, MD and is chartered to provide anywhere from tier 1 to tier 3 support as the situation dictates.

What Will You Do

  • Act as the sole network engineer to provide network administration and technical support for the Hopper’s customer base in Hawaii and occasionally Guam.

  • Respond to network issues and provide hands-on training for military technicians to provide a robust and responsive maintenance team.

  • Verify all multiple network systems are being monitored and follow the latest governance and best practices.

  • Coordinate with internal and external teams, stakeholders and sometimes vendors regarding design, process and/or approaches to ensuring all network systems are up to date, working efficiently and ensure all mission requirements are met.

  • Create, validate, and provide documentation, configurations, and diagrams

  • Employ technical solutions, principles, and concepts to perform any physical and/or software (CISCO IOS) patching as required.

  • Develop and provide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for routine and non-routine procedures that assist both local military technicians and supported customers in operation and management of the networks.

Your Areas of Knowledge & Expertise (job qualifications)

  • A Bachelor's degree with 12 or more years’ experience in network administration, telecommunications, and cryptographic technologies. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Demonstrated experience in configuring and fault isolation of CISCO devices using multiple routing and networking protocols (e.g. EIGRP, BGP, SNMP, TCP/IP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, ARP, dot1Q, VLANs, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, subnetting, NAT, ACLs, etc.)

  • Hands-on experience with various IP and serial encryption technologies and devices.

  • Proficient in telecommunications technologies and devices such as modems, CSU/DSU, signal extenders, muxes, optical transport and circuitry (T1, DS3, OC-n, metro Ethernet).

Certifications Required

  • CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.

  • CompTIA Security+ce certification.

Clearance Requirement

  • A DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance to start


  • Up to 10% travel may be required (travel to remote locations to maintain network systems and occasionally troubleshoot complex technical issue in the Pacific Theater of operations)


Pay Range:

Pay Range $105,300.00 – $162,000.00 – $218,700.00

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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