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Job #: R-00094000
Location: Honolulu, HI
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses but change the world.

Are your ready for your next challenge?

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. The Network Operations Division (ISC-N31) is responsible for providing network administration and engineering related support for elements within the National Maritime Intelligence Center (NMIC) and locations around the world. This ranges from providing simple patching actions between network components to configuring hardware and security solutions to performing network administration functions.

What Will You Do
•As the resident network subject matter expert, you’ll respond to network issues, and provide hands-on training for military technicians in order to provide a robust and responsive maintenance cell. 
•Familiarization of all supported networks in Hawaii and Guam.
•Verify all multiple network systems are being monitored and are in compliance with 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.
•Utilize your expertise to validate, provide documentation, configurations and diagrams; and employ technical solutions, principles and concepts to perform any physical  and/or software (CISCO IOS) patching as required.
•Coordinate any service interruptions with the affected customer base and make reports
•Perform configuration of network devices IAW DIA, to industry best practices, and standards.
•Provide Tier 2/3 support with some tier 1 patching and end node support (troubleshooting connectivity to VoIPs/VTCs/Desktops/Printers/Etc.).
•Act as the resident network subject matter expert, respond to network issues, and provide hands-on training for military technicians in order to provide a robust and responsive maintenance cell.
•Provide fault isolation on all aspects of these networks which includes routers, switches, media converters, cryptographic devices, physical cables, and telecommunication paths.
•Provide network administration and technical support for the Hopper’s customer base in Hawaii and Guam.
•Obtain, vet, design, and implement any new customer requirements in accordance with established Hopper processes.
•Review Information Assurances Vulnerability Alerts/Bulletins (IAVA/B) related to CISCO products and develop and implement remediation plans.
•Develop technical refresh plans for the networks in Hawaii and Guam as required.
•Provide cost estimates and implementation plans to Hopper Lead Government WAN Engineers for review, approval, and acquisition.
•Recommend changes to the government for improvement in the operating and/or security environment for government consideration and approval.
•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 8 or more years’ experience in network administration, telecommunications, and cryptographic technologies. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
•Hands on experience in configuring and fault isolation of CISCO devices using: EIGRP, BGP, SNMP, TCP/IP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, ARP, dot1Q, VLANs, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, subnetting, NAT, access control lists, and various other routing and  networking protocols.
•Proficient 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).

Required Certifications
•CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
•Security+ certification.

Clearance Requirement
•A DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance required to start

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

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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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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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