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Job #: R-00119628
Location: Leavenworth, KS
Category: Systems Engineering
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: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Leidos is actively hiring for an ITE Systems Administrator to join our team in Fort Leavenworth, KS

Systems Administrator are responsible for supporting GSC Simulations Communication and Network connectivity and providing simulations communication and network support to MCTP and GSC events and exercises at the Main Site (Ft. Leavenworth) and at Remote Site(s) prior, during, and after exercise and event execution IAW the Simulation Control Plan. Specialized Experience:  Certified in with COMPTIA Security+.  This includes simulations communication and network management. Personnel must understand military doctrine and techniques and apply those in a simulated environment.


Provide functional and technical expertise on Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC) simulation suite of systems, to include technical planning, system/network integration analysis, system requirements, interoperability functional analysis and support live, virtual, constructive exercise within an integrated architecture environment.

This includes testing and validating simulation integration and stimulation necessary to facilitate resolution of complex simulation/stimulation issues.

Provide operational, analytical, and technical expertise to scenario development, exercise/experiment planning, and execution of combined training scenarios.

Attend exercise/experiment planning events, perform site surveys, and analyze hardware, software, scenario stimulation, data collection, and after action review (AAR) requirements necessary to meet event and commander's objectives.

Be able to train simulation operators and advise in determining which Mission Command boxes will be stimulated during events.

May evaluate and recommend new technologies to enhance current capabilities. Other duties may include installation, networking and operation of hardware and software, to include responding to hardware and software problems, and applying network security necessary to operate JLCCTC simulation models, collect data, and analyze results.

Some shift work may be required for extended exercises.

Travel both CONUS and OCONUS may be required.


Bachelor’s degree in a computer or networks related field, and 2+ years related experience (academic, work, or combination of both); or 4+ years total related experience (academic, work, or combination of both) in lieu of degree.

College-level fluency in English and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel in written and spoken communications clearly and effectively is a must.

Knowledge of military doctrine and tactics.

The ability to operate independently with minimum supervision is required.

Information Assurance certification in one or more of the following: Security+, Network+, A+, SSCP, CISA, GSE, CISSP, GCIH. Computer Environment certification in one of the following: Linux, MCA, MCM, MCITP, MCTS, MTA.

Ability to be approved for a Secret clearance prior to hire



2 or more years' experience with military gaming and simulation input data such as scenarios and authoritative data.

2 or more years' experience in Java or C/C++, and programming in Windows or Linux development environments.

Familiarity in controlling large scale simulation federations and operations of simulation centers;

Familiarity with High Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) interoperability; Utilization of constructive simulations and virtual simulations for military division and above.

Familiarity with encrypted Local Area Network (LAN) Operations; Familiarity with the use of distributed simulations to support analytic objectives;

Familiarity with Simulation Object Model (SOM) and Federation Object Model (FOM) Development;

Familiarity with Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of the processes and procedures related to supporting National Simulation Center (NSC) events.

Experience with Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) and/or Logistics Federation (LOGFED).

Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,300.00 - $96,350.00

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 47,000 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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