To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by automated system. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network
Skip to main content

Job #: R-00110043
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000.00
Group: Defense

This job posting is no longer active.

Share: mail twitter linkedin


More About the Role:
Leidos currently has an opening on the ‘Service Management, Integration and Transport’ (SMIT) Contract for a Transport Field Network Lead position. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the SMIT mission.  SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under SMIT, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. This position requires someone with extensive Operations/Engineering Leadership experience, preferably someone with a previous Network/Transport technical background and working knowledge of a large DOD Enterprise Network Environment.  Manage a large technical team virtually, interact directly with and manage the Customer relationship.  Manage key resources supporting Incident Response, Change Management, Problem Management, Operations and Maintenance (O&M), project sustainment and other ITSM and DevSecOps initiatives.

Candidates for this position are highly motivated and have working knowledge of network operations, fault diagnosis, repair, installation, configuration, cabling, passive infrastructure, troubleshooting, project execution as well as the ability to analyze and interpret numerous policies and procedures. This includes a solid understanding of network architectures and engineering solutions. The ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, fast-paced and mission-focused environment is a must.

What You'll Get to Do:
•Leads complex IT projects and initiatives within the assigned locations balancing and setting priorities for resources to meet or exceed scheduled deployments while sustaining day to day operational objectives.
•Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Transport Field/Base Network Engineer (FBNE) staff assigned to include Incident Management, O&M, and support prioritization.
•Supports the NOC Manager, Enterprise Operations Manager (EOM), Critical Situation Manager (CSM), Transport Operations staff and others as required to address and resolve operational issues escalated to the 24/7 team managed under NetOps.
•Ensures FBNE team completes all Government Directed Action (GDA) in a timely fashion and reports completion to the NMCI Command Center to meet or exceed Service Level Requirements (SLR).
•Supervise 10-20 direct-report employees which is comprised of employees and supplier partner organizations.  Ensures the FBNE team within their assigned locations maintains compliance for SAAR-N/PAA requirements and recurring training to maintain privileged accounts.
•Responsible for developing and improving content for the Master Training Syllabus that will define the minimum On the Job Training (OJT) requirements for FBNE staff.  Conducts training for the FBNE staff within their assigned locations to maintain a baseline skillset and knowledge base for all current and future members of the team.  Recertifies training annually to maintain baseline.
•Ensures FBNE team within their assigned locations adheres to all O&M responsibilities as defined in the SMIT Performance and Work Statement (PWS) paragraph 3.3.3. Transport Services as well as the ability to execute work under project activities and Network Transformation and Modernization (NTM) initiatives.
•Contributes to and suggests enhancements for input for Basis of Estimate (BOE) submissions for the FBNE resources supporting project and program initiatives.  Ensures proper time charging discipline is executed across the FBNE staff for employees and suppliers.  Approves time in Deltek and SLICS.
•Support the FBNE organization, as required, on all ITSM Service Management Improvement Activity (SMIA), Structured Improvement Activity (SIA) and any resulting Continual Improvement (CxI) activities.
•Contributes to and suggests enhancements for FBNE documentation including but not limited to Knowledge Management (KM) Articles, Tactics, Techniques and Procedure (TTP) supporting Standard Change, formalizing local work instructions and job aides into approved templates leveraging the Process Asset Library (PAL).
•Oversees COMSEC Local Element support to assigned locations, which includes managing COMSEC hardware/software assets and key inventories, loading keys into Encryption devices, installing, configuring, troubleshooting, upgrading, removing/replacing faulty equipment, interacting with the Government KOAMs and following prescribed procedures and processes related to COMSEC.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Requires B.S. Degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience (additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree at the discretion of the Hiring Manager).
•DOD Secret Security Clearance w/ability to upgrade to and maintain a TS Security Clearance.
•Minimum of DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification required prior to onboarding: CompTIA Security+ CE, CDN, ISC2 SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, or CYSA+ (See DoD 8570.01-M Appendix 3 for valid certifications).
•Prior leadership responsibilities in a large-matrixed organizations.
•Experienced and adept at developing and maintaining technical documents, analyses, and reports.
•Experienced with preparing and presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and corporate management.
•Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and best practices.
•Working knowledge of defense-in-depth principles, network/HW/SW security architecture, network topology, IT device integrity, and common security elements.
•Ability to travel 25% including some OCONUS travel.
•4+ years’ SMIT/NMCI program support as a FBNE.
•Ability to be scheduled to work, or be called in to work during off hours and weekends to meet customer mission support requirements.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Customer service experience.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Top Secret Security Clearance.
•Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in IT Management, Engineering, or related field.
•Management experience in a NET/SEC DevOps environment.
•10+ years of extensive Ops/Eng Management experience within DoD network communications customer facing environment.
•ITIL certification/training preferably including Service Strategy and Service Design (ITIL v4 Preferred).
•Agile certifications or operational experience in an Agile environment.

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.

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.

This job posting is no longer active.

Related Opportunities

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community