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Job #: R-00109885
Location: Newport News, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Looking for work-life balance and a challenging career? Leidos offers generous leave and accommodating flex-time to help you juggle your personal and professional life. We are looking for a Field Engineer to join our team in Newport News, VA.

This position will require a candidate to hold an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret SCI security clearance when hired.

About 10% of work may be done remotely. The position will require 50% travel.

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

The Field Engineer will be responsible for the integrated system verification/validation and support for total hardware devices and systems deployed to the production and internal network. You will be managing and supporting operations and front-end computing environment and appliances in a Microsoft Windows, and VMware environment. This Field Engineer will perform and assist with a wide variety of installation, configuration and upgrading of servers and related hardware and software in a LAN, WAN and stand-alone environment. You will provide investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/resolution of server system, hardware, software and infrastructure and create and deliver complex technical drawings and diagrams and approves Standard Operating Procedures and work instruction.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement complex integrated total systems configuration for virtual appliances and physical hardware builds, installs, and upgrades.

  • Support and execute virtual and physical deployments.

  • Create, modify, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instruction documentation.

  • Support end point connected device management, upgrades, enhancements.

  • Support system image builds IAW planned projects and initiatives and prepare deployment to production.

  • Respond to system faults, analyzing and correcting applications or system faults to reestablish service.

  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation.

  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members.

  • Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations, and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team collaboration environment.

  • Maintain, update, install required certificates and track certificate revocation dates to ensure continuity of services.

  • Install, configure, test, troubleshoot, and field repair a web application composed of C#.NET, Entity Framework, and SQL Server 2012/2016/2019 technologies at various customer sites.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires BS and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 0 – 2 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience in lieu of degree may be accepted.

  • Active Secret clearance with an ability to obtain a US DoD Top Secret SCI clearance/US citizenship.

  • Working knowledge and experience technical integration of servers as well as rack server technology and hardware solutions.

  • Strong understanding of enterprise, network, systems, operations, and support.

  • Experience and knowledge with Server Rack Hardware installation and server enclosure configurations, implementation, datacenter maintenance and operations.

  • Experience with creating and maintaining network and computer datacenter diagrams, rack elevations, and drawings

  • Experience with troubleshooting system hardware applications, system services, events, front and back-end system settings, configurations, and policies

  • Experience working with system security applications and mitigating vulnerabilities

  • 8570IAT Level II or III: Security+ CE, or System OS Cert

  • Ability to travel to various customer sites.

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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