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Job #: R-00090424
Location: Radford, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Radford, VA? Radford is a great small city with big opportunities!

Leidos is seeking a Senior Network Adminisrator that enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced environment to support the ALTESS Contract in Radford, VA.  ALTESS is a contact supporting the Army Enterprise Data Centers, and Commercial Cloud services infrastructure at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. 


Our candidate will have to have a Fully Adjudicated Secret Clearance and the following Certifications to be eligible.

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification Professional Level or higher (i.e., Cisco CCNP, Cisco CCNP Datacenter, Juniper, Palo Alto, F5 etc.)

This position is for a Network Administrator focused on the implementation and sustainment of both NIPR and SIPR switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers and network management tools.  The focus is a Cisco ACI datacenter environment.  Responsibilities include: network management/analysis/troubleshooting, developing and maintaining local operating procedures and policies, and monitoring the ongoing operation of the network.

Skills you will need to have!

  • 5+ years of Network Administration
  • Documented experience with Cisco ACI and the Nexus 9k line.
  • 5+ years of configuring and maintaining switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers and network management tools
  • Experience with network management, analysis and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with Data Center Management, including automation
  • Ability to train junior team members
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication abilities
  • Experience in patch management
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining DISA STIGs or equivalent security management Strategies
  • Experience in the deployment of firmware and security configurations using automation
  • Experience with development of project documentation to include standard operating procedures, project plans, and network diagrams
  • Strong networking background
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong documentation skills

Other skills we would like to see

  • 5+ years of Cisco switch management experience
  • Experience with the Cisco Nexus (7K, 5K, and 2K) line and Cisco Catalyst line
  • Experience with the Cisco MDS 9k line.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA/Firepower firewalls and Palo Alto firewalls
  • Experience with F5 load balancers

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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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Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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