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Job #: R-00111360
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Leidos has an opening for a Network Administrator / Network Engineer in the National Military Command Center located at the Pentagon, Washington DC

A TS/SCI is required for this position. The candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, managing and monitoring of existing and new networks within the National Military Command Center (NMCC).

You will be working with a team of other network administrators/engineers to resolve issues, implement patches, updates, and report progress to supervisor and stakeholders. You will be required to make entries within the Remedy ticketing system to document the work that is being accomplished on a regular basis.

Candidates must be comfortable with developing schedules/timelines for the work that is required to be reviewed by leadership. You will be working with other teams to include system administration, multimedia engineers, telecommunications engineers, etc. in a collaborative effort in designing and troubleshooting systems.

You will be called up to brief status updates or present problems and solutions to government and DOD personnel. Candidate must be able to explain technical issues to non-technical personnel and in a professional manner.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, monitor and manage networks

  • Design, document and manage installation of network equipment

  • Intimate knowledge of IP addresses, sub-netting and intersystem communication.

  • Enable network drops for new workstations and servers

  • Maintain and upgrade network systems, software, firmware and configurations

  • Design and implement new network solutions or improve efficiency of current networks.

  • Develop List of Materials (LOM) for network equipment

  • Configure routers and switches to maximize network efficiency and security

  • Arrange scheduled upgrades

  • Investigate and resolve network faults

  • Report network status, issues and recommendations to key stakeholders

  • Equipment lifecycle management

  • Implementation of DISA STIGS and vulnerability patching

Basic Qualifications

  • Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or other relevant field and 8 -12 years (at least 5 years of networking) experience. Additional years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Security+ Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with AutoCAD

  • Experience with Juniper

  • Experience with Crestron NVX

  • CCNA

  • CCNP

  • Working in a command center or other DOD environment

  • RMF/Cyber understanding

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® 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

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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.

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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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