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Senior Network Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Wallops Island, Virginia, United States


Are you a skilled Network Engineer who's passionate about both cutting-edge technology and the serene beauty of the beach? If you're looking to combine your technical expertise with your love for coastal living, then we have the perfect opportunity for you at Wallops Flight Facility. Join our team and immerse yourself in a role where you can work on exciting projects while enjoying the beach, fishing, and boating lifestyle.

Located on the picturesque Eastern Shore of Virginia, Wallops Flight Facility is a hub for NASA's rocket launch operations, scientific research, and technological innovation. We've been at the forefront of space exploration for decades, and our facility offers a unique blend of challenging projects and a relaxed coastal atmosphere.

Embrace the Beach Lifestyle As a Network Engineer at Wallops Flight Facility, you will have the chance to be part of a team that ensures the seamless operation of our network infrastructure while embracing the vibrant coastal lifestyle. You'll be working on critical communication systems that support groundbreaking missions while having the opportunity to unwind by the beach, indulge in fishing excursions, and explore the waters through boating.

Job Description

A successful candidate will be part of a Network Engineering team responsible for the design of the LAN at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility during an amazing period in NASA's history. This network supports NASA's Artemis Program and the Mars Exploration Program, among many, many others.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Site Lead of 7 team members managing center service delivery for all AEGIS services. Primary interface with the WFF customer.
  • Network Engineering support for a 3 layer campus architecture consisting of Cisco switches and routers that provide LAN connectivity as well as VoIP, Collaboration, and wireless services.
  • Planning for the transition of the Stennis LAN into a Software-Defined Architecture utilizing Cisco’s DNAC Appliance and Identity Services Engine (ISE).
  • Detailed design and implementation of the transition of both new and existing Cisco routers and switches into the SDA fabric.

Basic Qualifications

BS Degree in Technical Field with 8 years Network Engineering experience

CCNA Certification

Excellent communication skills

Concrete working knowledge of LAN network design, routed data protocols, and hardware platforms.

Preferred Qualifications

CCNP Certification

Experience with Cisco ISE and Cisco Software Defined Access (SDA)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

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.