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Job #: R-00114621
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Unleash Your Potential

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Looking for an exciting career opportunity in the information technology field? Look no further than the Leidos Defense Group! We are pro-actively seeking a talented Network Administrator to join our team on the AFNCR IT Services program at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.

As a Network Administrator, you will be responsible for providing support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR. With missions that include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites, you'll be working in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment where AFNCR operations must never fail. Your primary support areas will include IT Operations and Maintenance, Plans, Projects, and Engineering.

Working alongside a team of network administrators/engineers, you will collaborate to implement, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot systems in accordance with organizational and/or DoD network policies, procedures, and standards. You will report progress to the site lead and stakeholders via Remedy ticketing system and/or Weekly reports.

If you're looking for a career with a company that values your skills and offers plenty of opportunities for growth and development, apply today to join the Leidos Defense Group!

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
The Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge:

  • Analyze the organization’s needs, conduct technical research, and implement appropriate solutions to meet Government needs and comply with established standards.

  • Provide Enterprise network administration, configuration, and infrastructure management for servers, CISCO switches, and CISCO routers, including wireless infrastructure and Uninterruptible Power Supplies.

  • Ensure high availability of critical applications and servers while meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements (SLA). 

  • Recommend new infrastructure technologies to leadership.

  • Administer and configure Cisco-based network infrastructure.

  • Design, plan, manage, maintain, and support network-related infrastructure.

  • Assist efforts with network design and technical direction.

  • Ensure the environment is properly maintained and designed to support the AFNCR mission.

  • Support development and integration of applications and infrastructure services. 

  • Assist with network coordination, identify flaws, and resolve system integration issues.

  • Identify improvements and introduce automation to improve processes and procedures.

  • Monitor security of devices and implement new configurations and upgrades for Enterprise devices.

  • Monitor and report Enterprise WAN bandwidth utilization and circuit latency.

  • Plan and execute Enterprise software and hardware upgrades and revisions.

  • Conduct system analyses to resolve configuration and equipment problems.

  • Interface with third-party vendors to assist with problem resolution.

  • Serve as the focal point for problem resolution for AFNCR Enterprise network issues.

  • Support on-call rotation schedule.  

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4+ years of related experience, additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Four (4) or more years of directly related experience in network administration and support. 

  • U.S. citizenship with a current DoD Secret clearance.  

  • Active 8570 IAT II (or higher) Baseline Certification, such as Security+ ce, CySA+. 

  • Experience working in a DOD environment. 

  • Understanding of LAN switching, including Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), VLAN Trunk Protocol (VTP), Port Security, Spanning Tree, and Layer 2 and 3 switching configurations. 

  • Understanding of Cisco WAN, LAN, and Data Center design practices, technologies, and implementations. 

  • Understanding of Layer 3 routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, VRRP, HSRP) and best practices on implementation. 

  • Experience with network-based monitoring tools (SolarWinds, SCOM, etc). 

  • Experience in installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Cisco‐based local‐area networks using various encryption devices; be able to document the network (such as with Visio).

You Might Also Have:

  • Active Computing Environment certification, such as Cisco CCNA Certification (Routing and Switching).

  • Experience with Installing, configuring, and maintaining TACLANE Inline Network Encryptors.  

  • Experience working at the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB).

  • Knowledge of Air Force, Pentagon, and/or AFNCR.

We’re excited to learn more about you! At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. Apply today!

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

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 46,000 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

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.

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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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