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The Leidos Defense Group currently has a position for an Information Technology Specialist supporting US Space Systems Command (SSC) located at Peterson Space Force Base Colorado and to be determined other SSC operating locations.
Applicants will assist SSC trusted agents procure Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and Gov’t Off the Shelf (GOTS) hardware and software, assemble and configure equipment, and manage software version control and hardware inventory within a database tracking system. The applicant will work independently and as part of a team responsible for the maintenance, configuration and reliable operations of computer systems and other network devices – inclusive of, but not limited, to personnel training and certification, hardware / software problem report and change request tracking, risk management (XACTA) and Gov’t Program Office / vendor collaboration. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organization skills, problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to transcribe legacy data to new tracking system capabilities. The applicant must understand computer programming languages and techniques to provide IT solution support across multiple platforms and secure DoD networks. The applicant must be familiar with various operating systems and platforms, databases, web-based applications and basic-level hardware / software troubleshooting.
- Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years’ experience or an Associate’s Degree and 10 years’ experience.
- Minimum 4 years’ experience in an TS / SCI DoD IT operating environment is required.
- DoD 8570 IAT 1 certification (Security +) and 3 - 5 years of system administration experience.
- Familiarity with Remedy, Active Directory, Remote Desktop, Windows 10, and Jira / Confluence or MS SharePoint.
- Knowledge of scripting and automation tools such as MS PowerShell and previous hands-on experience with secure and unsecure communication network routing protocols, routers and cryptologic devices is also highly desired.
- Individual must possess an active TOP SECRET security clearance with SCI eligibility on date of hire.
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.
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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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