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Job #: R-00118887-OTHLOC-PL-2D1411
Location: King Of Prussia, PA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Leidos is currently seeking Network Engineer/Architect to work in our Bowie, MD, Chesapeake, VA, or Valley Forge, PA office.

The candidate will be on a small IT and engineering team responsible for the design, deployment, maintenance, configuration management, monitoring, and trouble shooting of an expanding infrastructure supporting a multi-platform, multi-site, high availability, secure, real time network. The work to be performed will require that the candidate be able to support resolving high level user problems, through acquisition of equipment, software, and services from commercial vendors, to providing guidance and recommendations to management for strategic planning purposes. 

Assignments will requiring independent judgement in balancing of resources, schedules, work hours, as well as travel to regional sites to obtain results. Work will require ability to carry and move network equipment, PC workstations and peripherals, and ancillary equipment.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct support of day to day operational support of the network, including monitoring infrastructure operations and performance, identifying potential problems, and resolving network incidents

  • Infrastructure integration and detailed follow-through from high-level design plans and objectives, through acquisition and installation.

  • Identifying, documenting, and tracking infrastructure physical and logical configuration.

  • Troubleshooting network systems when necessary and coordinate making improvements to the network

  • Providing status accounting and change management of infrastructure.

  • Interfacing and managing vendor interactions for hardware and services provided.

  • Providing direct support to interact with users to help resolve problems with infrastructure operation, performance, or maintenance. 

  • Developing and documenting utility programs or scripts to facilitate infrastructure monitoring.

  • Preparing briefings, presentations and documentation for management or customers.

  • 20% travel local travel to support remote sites.

The applicant should have demonstrable skills in the following:

  • Implementing and managing networked classified computer systems in compliance with DoD security guidelines.

  • Network LAN/WAN/VLAN design and implementation

  • TCP/IP based services (DNS, DHCP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS), IPSec protocols, and IP addressing and routing.

  • Firewall configuration and security policies involving objects, rules, NATs, etc.

  • PIXIE boot configuration and administration.

  • Key administration and distribution for encryption devices (KGs)

  • Cisco network router and switch configuration and management.

  • Network and server monitoring using Wireshark

  • Utility program development using BASH scripts.

  • Documentation and presentation of technical material.


  • IOS patch management

  • Automating configuration management and auditing of networks.

  • Design, acquisition, integration and test of T1, Ethernet, and CAN. 

  • Procurement of computer and network equipment and services.

  • Development and documentation of interface design specification.

  • Red Hat Enterprise and CentOS Linux configuration and administration for secure applications.

  • Windows server and workstation configuration and administration for secure applications.

  • Microsoft IE, Windows Office products, SharePoint, Exchange, and Visio.

Qualifications and Education :

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical fields or equivalent experience

  • 4 years of IT network work experience

  • Certifications Requirements: Comp TIA, Network+, CCNA  

  • Must have a Security Clearance 


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Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $119,850.00

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

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