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Job #: R-00098158
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is Making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Sr Network Engineer / Site Lead to work on customer site at Ft. Gordon, GA.


The ideal candidate will lead the team that is responsible for network design, engineering, operations, and to ensure that the organization's network infrastructure is operating securely, reliably and efficiently. This individual also acts as the Site Lead addressing local staffing and reporting requirements, interfacing across multiple teams, with the local Government Customer leadership and reporting up the Leidos Program Manager


Lead and manage technical staff while communicating across teams and with customers and Leidos program managers. Responsible for personnel and project management at the Site such as assigns personnel to various projects, directs their activities, and evaluates their work. Manage entire projects spanning multiple technical areas, working to achieve key project/program objectives and deliverables. Influences development of solutions that impact strategic customer goals.

As Network Engineer, ensures long-term network availability to all system users. Responsible for Installation, configuration, and support of the customer’s local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN), Intranet and Internet, and other data communications systems.  Evaluates new network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding the integration of these technologies into the existing network.

Primary Responsibilities of the combined Network Engineer / Site Lead will include:

  • Maintain required security posture on all network equipment in accordance with DoD and local command mandates and requirements, including updates, STIGs, IOS upgrades, and other basic network security requirements

    • Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution of complex network problems

    • Manage the transition and migration of networks and development of complex network designs encompassing multiple technologies

    • Evaluate, recommend, and specify network architecture changes; work system changes thru Configuration Control Boards

  • Oversee network control center; Monitor device and network health, configurations, and information assurance patching to ensure network systems meet technical, performance and availability requirements

  • Acts as first-level supervisor for site employees.  Manage personnel and their operational and project-related workloads. Provide guidance and direction as needed


  • Must currently possess an active TS/SCI

  • Minimum Education / Experience Level: MA/MS degree in technology related field and 10+ years of in-depth experience in design, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting of IT systems

    • With a BA/BS degree in technology related field and 12 years of experience may serve in lieu of a MA/MS degree

  • Current cyber workforce certification at IAT Level II, such as CompTIA Security+ CE

    • Or other equivalent certification defined in DoDD 8140.01 (Formerly DoDD 8570.01M)

  • Currently possess at least one (1) Computing Environment certification such as:

    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or other equivalent professional-level networking certification

  • 3+ years of experience managing teams of at least ten IT professionals

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interface with military officials, managers, and technical teammates regarding matters of significant importance to the organization

  • Enterprise-level IT networking experience with monitoring and maintenance of network devices, security and storage systems

  • Expert knowledge of network security best practices and protocols and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts

  • Experience with data center design, implementation, and operation

  • Experience with cloud service technologies and best practices


  • IT services management certification, such as ITIL Foundation

  • Project management certification, such as PMI Project Management Professional

  • Additional Computing Environment certifications in storage, networking, systems administration, and cloud such as:

    • Intermediate-level Microsoft certification such as MCSA: Windows Server 2016/2019 or newer or other Role-based Microsoft Certified Associate in relevant area such as:

      • Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate, or

      • Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate

    • VMware Certified Technical Associate 2022 or other equivalent, recent associate-level virtualization certificate

    • NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA), ONTAP or other professional-level storage certification

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

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.

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

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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