Leidos is currently seeking a DNS System Administrator familiar with Linux in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The DNS Administrator maintains the Air Force Domain Name Server (DNS) systems, upgrades systems as required, provides all operational and sustainment activities related to the ongoing support of all DNS systems across the Air Force Enterprise.
Resolves routine/complex DNS network problems.
Operates DNS enterprise servers, network analyzers, Wide Area Network (WAN) test equipment, and network simulators.
Performs DNS administration in a Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, terminal servers, and Network Time Protocol (NTP) server environment.
Performs DNS related network security architecture, design, and integration on UNIX, Windows, Linux, or other Operating System (OS) configurations.
Knowledge of modern LAN/WAN solutions including IP networking - MPLS, QOS, SONET/SDH optical solutions, and serial communications, TCP, UDP, DHCP, SSH, NTP, DNS, ARP, ICMP, SCP, and TFTP, dynamic routing protocols to include EIGRP, and BGP and DMZ zone DNS secure administration.
Perform work within the defined SLAs
Work closely with other support and development teams
Create and update documentation where required
Work independently and as a team member
Support on-call rotation schedule
Cross train capabilities with other team members
High school diploma or equivalent and 3-7+ years of prior relevant experience.
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Must have an active or interim Secret Clearance
One of the following IAT certifications: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP
Must have a CompTia Linux+ Certification or be able to earn it by hire date
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Pay Range:Pay Range $46,800.00 - $72,000.00 - $97,200.00
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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